The Applause Africa team rolled deep to the Harvard Africa Business Conference this year. Beyond the good looking people, the parties and the networking, there were--as always--critical nuggets and teachings we will never forget. Here are our top three
Idris Elba beat out Kevin Corrigan (Results),
(Love & Mercy)
(Bone Tomahawk) and Michael Shannon
(99 Homes) to take home the best supporting male actor award from the IFC Independent Spirit Awards last weekend.
The 1920s in Harlem, Paris or London. W.E.B Dubois. Ella Fitzgerald. James Baldwin. Zora Neale Hurston. Langston Hughes. The cultural and artistic movement called the Harlem Renaissance prepared the way for global black liberation movements of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Sahara Reporters and other Nigerian organizations is providing an opportunity for journalists to tackle the rampant land fraud and land-dispute issues plaguing homeowners in Nigeria.
In Fifty, we meet a highly successful, chic power player whose daughter hates her; a super-Christian party-planner keeping a deadly secret from a husband who adores her; a 49-year-old board chair who wants no children and a TV star who is equal parts mean-girl and
Applause Africa is turning a new page. Between now and March 13, share your favorite photos, quotes, people and places to express your love for the Continent.
A true chick-flick HIAFLW portrays modern African women, who are struggling to balance careers, relationships and love while trying to maintain an image of living the new South African middle class dream.
Wherever you are, stop and take a deep breath. No really, inhale all the way in, and slowly let it out. Again. And again. Now you are ready to meditate. Let your thoughts relax and imagine that you are the captain of your soul
We can’t know where we are going, without looking back and appreciating where we have come from. This helps us understand which strategies, innovations and solutions work versus those that don’t. When we say that “Africa is rising” this isn’t just a nice new trend
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