Music: Mista Silva – Thinking

28th June 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Mista Silva is yet back again, with a brand new smooth & saucy single which will have the clubs shocking out, the three time MOBO nominee & two time UMA winner teams up with London based producer PlayersOnly aka Dj Scotti D to bring us a song titled “THINKING”. the song is one which grabs your attention almost instantly upon listening with…

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Kaleidoscope beauty: A fashion enterprise for societal change

10th June 2019 BY Bobby

Showcasing Africa through statement Jewelry Crowned Miss Scuba Kenya, Umutoni Thuku-Benzinge is a young east African visionary on a mission. She aims to create and sustain social impact in sub-Saharan Africa through her enterprise Kaleidoscope Beauty (KB). Supporting her along the way is her little sister, Teta Thuku-Benzinge, who acts as company director. Kaleidoscope Beauty is a brand showcasing the…

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Bookbeak, the digital library for African stories

28th May 2019 BY Bobby

What is BookBeak? BookBeak is the first app-based platform that aggregates African short stories from published and unpublished writers and then serves those African stories to our subscriber base. The app aims to connect African writers across the continent, giving them a space for expression, whilst providing sustenance. Africans rely on mobile platforms to perform most of their technological requirements.…

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How I started my business creating African puzzles

20th May 2019 BY Bobby

About Me Hi!, my name is Patrick Adom, and I’m a Ghanaian entrepreneur. Stick with me for a few minutes to find out how I started my own business called ‘Very Puzzled’. I was born in Ghana and moved to the UK when I was seven. This is a pretty common narrative. Like most African parents, my mum was very…

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Radio Africa: Bringing a taste of the motherland to its Brazilian offspring

15th May 2019 BY Bobby

Born in Bahia Outside of Africa, Brazil has the largest black population in the world. Inside of Brazil, Bahia state has the biggest Afro-Brazilian population. So, what better place than Salvador, Bahia, for the birth of the first African FM radio show in Brazil.  Conceived in 2007, Radio Africa is part of the programming of Educadora FM radio station, a…

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Zimbabwean-born Scholar, Dr Tererai Trent To Be Honoured With NYC Statue

10th May 2019 BY Meli

Zimbabwean-born scholar, author and humanitarian Dr Tererai Trent has been named as one of the 10 most inspiring women in the world, for her dedicated work in championing gender equality. As part of an inniative dubbed “Statues for Equailty,” the African academic will have a statue erected in her honour at the Rockefeller Centre in New York City, recognizing Trent…

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CheckOut The African Boy Who Journeyed to The Arctic

2nd May 2019 BY Meli

Here’s a quick throwback: Growing up as a boy in Togo, West Africa, Tété-Michel Kpomassie always had dreams of going to the Arctic, and his dreams were realised when a 16-year-old ran away from his village in Togo and began his journey to towards Greenland. Although it took him eight years, Kpomassie got to fulfil his dream of living amongst…

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SA’s Thuso Mbedu lands a leading role in Hollywood

1st May 2019 BY Ivis

Thuso Mbedu will play the lead role in Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad at Amazon. The stars of The Underground Railroad, directed by Barry Jenkins for Amazon have been announced. SA’s Thuso Mbedu is one of three lead actors cast in the upcoming series based on a Colson Whitehead book with the same name.  Thuso is set to play the character…

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My fashion line inspired me to create a world; the story of Joseph ‘Wazal’ Nga

29th April 2019 BY Bobby

THE ORIGINS OF THE “LEGEND OF WAZAL” The legend of Wazal is the brainchild of stylist, Joseph Marie Ayissi Nga. Born in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1984, Joseph’s inspiration for sartorial art came from his artist father. After discovering a young Joseph’s talents, his father encouraged him. He taught him technique, discipline, and passed on a passion for creation. Although amazed…

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