Fresh off of the critical acclaim of his debut album “Suitcase” Afro-Soul Queen Aramide is set to kick off a robust North American tour with a special appearance in New York City.
The tour, set to kick off next weekend at Sounds of Brazil (SOB), marks
Our journey began 15 years ago when we crossed paths for the first time in Abuja. My big Uncles; Prof. Layi Erinosho and Prof. Femi Odekunle informed me that yet another of their many Professor friends/colleagues was in town, and as usual, I was to
Modern day Pan-Africanism, for the most part, has been synonymous with afrocentrism, and it’s been taking the West, especially the U.S. and U.K., by storm. From Wizkid’s “Closer” featuring rapper Drake rising through the charts, to people of every background donning African-print clothing and accessories
There is something powerful about women who come together to empower, share, and learn from each other. She Leads Africa electrified Washington, D.C. for a weekend doing that and more. The room felt intimate as a wealth of information was given and meaningful networking took
Like most Nigerians, growing up in Lagos meant I had very little knowledge of, or exposure to, the rest of the country, not to speak of the rest of the continent. Luckily, I had some family in the north of the country that
Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the agenda of the Initiative for Global Development’s Frontier 100 Forum, held on May 5-6, 2017, in
About three weeks ago, I met up with an Ivorian-American activist for lunch. We discussed African feminism, politics, cuisine, and most importantly governance across the continent. Upon sharing our woes, we started scheming various ways to create new models of economic empowerment and development for
Love and marriage is what we all strive for in the midst of a successful career. Its not always easy to find despite the pressure from society, family, and even ourselves and the accessibility with online dating and social media DMs. At the end of
On Saturday, April 1, the 14th Annual African Economic Forum was held at Columbia Law School in New York City. The best and brightest came together to gain more knowledge and perspective on success as a professional or entrepreneur with roots from Africa. With a
A new Morocco-based seed investment fund dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, Outlierz, launched this week. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s most famous US and African serial entrepreneurs and angel investors.