Paola Nuviola’s citizenship means so much!

Paola Nuviola’s citizenship means so much!

Paola Guanche Nuviola is no stranger to the stage. Her father, Orlando Guanche, is a well-known Cuban musician. So is her mother – singer Lourdes Nuviola. Her aunt is Aymee Nuviola, a Grammy-nominated singer who can belt out a soft tune or a spirited guaracha with equal ease on stages around the world. So three […]

It’s time to give back to my root – Beni Koua

It’s time to give back to my root – Beni Koua

The Year 2008 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, Beni Joseph Koua entered for the United States Diversity Visa Lottery and was successful. He moved to the United States in 2009. He first lived in Virginia State and relocated to Columbus, Ohio in April 2015. Beni’s desire to give back to his root led to […]

Obituary: George E.Pollett

We announce with deepest sorrow the death of our beloved colleague, GEORGE E. POLLETT who passed on on January 26, 2016. Sympathizers can give condolences at the family home at 1651 Farberdale Drive, Columbus, OH 43223 Funeral: Date: Saturday February 6, 2016 Place: St. Agnes Catholic Church 2364 W Mound street, Columbus, OH 43204 Viewing: […]

Lukmon Akinwunmi laid to rest

Lukmon Akinwunmi laid to rest

The body of Lukmon Akinwunmi was laid to rest in Columbus, Ohio Monday, January 25. Akinwunmi who was 63years old, died Friday January 15 after a brief illness. He immigrated to the United States of America over two decades ago and attended Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio. He worked for Able Roofing, Columbus. Lukmon Akinwunmi was […]

Davido’s baby saga: Bureau of Consular Affairs says ‘no comment’

Davido’s baby saga: Bureau of Consular Affairs says ‘no comment’

The Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of States of the United States of America, said it will not share information on allegation that the eight month old daughter of Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, aka Davido has been issued an American Passport without the consent of her mother, Sophia Momodu due to privacy considerations. Inquiries by […]

Igbo, Yoruba classes begin August 15

Igbo, Yoruba classes begin August 15

The Institute for International Training and Development, Columbus, Ohio will resume its 2015 language classes on Saturday August 15 with the Igbo and Yourba languages. A statement by one of the coordinators, Tunde Aiyeru said the classes which lectures are between 1pm and 2pm will end on Saturday October 17. According to him, African languages […]

New American Festival holds in Columbus

New American Festival holds in Columbus

The New American Festival will hold September 12, 2015 at the North YMCA, Columbus, Ohio. The festival which began in 2000 to celebrate the culture and experiences of the Central Ohio Ethiopian community is coordinated by Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services’ (ETSS) Enkutatash every Ethiopian New Year. Since 2009, the festival has grown in number as […]