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For 12 years Applause Africa has been at the vanguard of African Diaspora achievements, news and innovations. We are committed to celebrate, empower and connect all members of the African Diaspora with authenticity and love.

The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well


In a display of true majesty, the 51st Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and his 147-person cavalcade entered Columbia University on Friday


The recently coronated Ooni of Ife is wasting no time in his philanthropic efforts. He's employing the youth, supporting widows, sponsoring medical procedures for


In celebration of National Immigrant Heritage Month, The Am I Experience “Conversations & Cocktails” will take place in Washington, DC this weekend. This promises to be

YInka Shonibare - Un Ballo in Maschera film still

“Senses of Time: Video and Film-Based Works of Africa” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art May 18 through


  The recently coronated Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, a supreme leader of the Yoruba people of Nigeria will visit New


From Casablanca to Capetown, from Kinshasa to Mogadishu, and from Lagos to Luanda, Africa is dotted with cities that constitute political, economic, social, and


The Applause Africa team congratulates multi-award-winning Ghanian rapper, Sarkodie, on the birth of his first child with long time girlfriend, Tracy. He announced the birth

Avant Garde - Banking in Africa

Mobile Money. Person-to-Person Lending. Micro-Insurance. Working in Africa’s financial services industry has never been more exciting as the sector is disruptively innovating its way

Jonathan Demme, Danny Glover, Nona Hendryx and Hart Perry at Shared Interest

Last Thursday, April 7, Shared Interest celebrated change-makers for Southern Africa in a star-studded tribute featuring an exciting multi-media program with Raiza Said beautifully displaying the