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Meet The South African Journalist Who Quit Her Life To Travel Around Africa

When storyteller Lerato Mogoatlhe speaks about Africa, you can literally sense each city, each meal, and each tourist attraction. She has crafted every detail of her African voyage into an intimate retelling of a bid to experience the continent in its entirety....

Bringing The Change: A Kenyan High-Flyer Returns To Find Gold In Raw Leather 

By Anne Ndung’u, bird story agency Walking away from a well-paying international job to uncertainty isn't easy, but former World Bank economic consultant Chebet Mutai did just that after she decided she could do more to help her continent, at home.  On an early...

Rwandan Ncuti Gatwa Given Iconic British Role As The New Doctor Who

Congratulations to Rwanda's Ncuti Gatwa: The talented actor has been given the role of the Doctor on the BBC's classic sci-fi series Doctor Who. Gatwa is the 14th Doctor on the long-running show, and the first black and African-born actor to play the lead character....

Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy For Best World Music Album

Angélique Kidjo won the Best World Music Album for ‘Mother Nature’, at the 64th Grammy Awards. Benin's Angélique Kidjo, She won a Grammy Award for Best World Album, for "Mother Nature.”  The 61-year old singer was nominated alongside Femi Kuti and son, Made, WizKid...

South African DJ Black Coffee Wins First Grammy

Black Coffee has won his first-ever Grammy award. The South African DJ and producer won in the category Best Dance/Electronic Album for Subconsciously. Born Nkosinathi Maphumulo, Black Coffee grabbed the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the Grammy Awards for his album...

Ghanaian Artist And Producer Kay Slice Returns With Brand New Single Takin It Home

After ending last year on a high with the successful release of ‘Breeze’ and ‘Slice M Go’, which saw fast-rising Dutch Ghanaian rapper, singer, and producer KAY SLICE garner critical acclaim and support from the likes of Earmilk, The Native, 9Bills, Wordplay Magazine,...