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.
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
She Leads Africa (SLA) is a dynamic community striving to help African women on the continent and in the Diaspora achieve their professional dreams. Since its foundation in 2014, SLA has set its vision on becoming the #1 destination for smart and ambitious businesswomen.
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Within the past decade there has been a surge in sustainable fashion and consumerism regarding ethical sourcing, production, and employment. This methodology of building awareness and providing consumers with what they want is a solid place to start when exposing a different narrative about underrepresented
The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) opens Sunday, May 1st with an interactive town hall meeting at the Amphitheater of Film Society of Lincoln Center. The inaugural event, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, will invite participants of all backgrounds to share an on-screen narrative of family stories with the audience. This experience aims to
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 of his "princess" today with the song The Way I Feel. We spoke to Sarkodie in March about his music and love for
Priscilla Anany's debut film, 'Children of the Mountain' will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend. A rare find, the film tackles the hard reality of family vs. self and represents Ghana beautifully.
Sarkodie, one of the African Continent's most beloved musicians hangs with the Applause Africa team for a spell to talk to us about his childhood in Ghana, his music, upcoming projects and how he is giving back.
As Ghana celebrates its 59th year as the first independent African nation below the Sahara, the burgeoning homegrown galleries, artists and curators are redefining its future in telling the story of the nation through art and its social and economic impact. For the 2016 annual