Miss Universe 2017 Could be an African Beauty Queen

28th January 2017 BY Meli

History in the Making: Meet Miss Sierra Leone  Meet Hawa Kamara, an African Beauty Queen contending for the title of  Miss Universe 2017.  Her beaming smile and melanin-rich complexion reminds you of just how beautiful the African woman is.  Kamara is making history as the first Miss Sierra Leone to ever compete at the Miss Universe Pageant.  Like many around the…


Meet The Two African Film Makers Changing The Landscape of Independent Film

28th January 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Anthony Abuah and Segilola Ogidan are the film making dream team, who have captured the imaginations of critics and fans from across the world with their new political Thriller ‘MONA’.  A film that is breaking down boundaries and changing the landscape of how independent African Cinema is received, this film goes beyond the restrictive labels of Nollywood or even Hollywood. …