I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
Its no secret that TIWA Savage is promiscuous with her smiles. Her debut album asked” RED” and we immediately learned that versatile full soprano was a magnificent writer whose comfort onstage matched her considerable musical skill, but it was her oven-warm smile that really told
Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking
Africans across the globe are documenting the daily realities of their cities in a way that is refreshingly authentic and unapologetic. Instead of a reactionary narrative, this generation of African storytellers are presenting Africa as is: the good, bad, and ugly; and claiming it as
From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing
The new generation of African women are even more ambitious, well-educated, energetic, and business-savvy than their forerunners. They are well-positioned to lead their African countries to a new era of excellence, and they're doing so with impeccable class and style.
What happens when you bring a group of fierce,
If one hasn’t experienced inequality as a woman, they’ve seen the headlines, heard the grievances, and watched people suffer through gender polarization. What is beginning to emerge now, though, is the belief that the discrimination women have faced in the past doesn’t have to–and will
One of the many great things to love about Afro-Pop Singer sensation Yemi Alade, besides her beauty, grace and artistry, is that as this Nigerian native continues to rise to international stardom, she makes it evident that she never forgets where she comes from, and that