Among the many traditional rulers within the most populous black country in the world, Nigeria, the Ooni of Ife stands out as a central icon of the Yoruba national group. The Yoruba people are just one of the many diverse groups housed within the multi-ethnic, multi-national,
Most Kings are revered as if they were gods. They are honored and worshipped by their followers. But in Yorubaland, the kings actually are gods
Embracing one’s culture means to acknowledge and experience a set way of life through social beliefs, spiritual and religious practices, arts, fashion and food. Currently, what has been brewing within the American melting pot is this shift in the paradigm of consciousness amongst African Americans yearning
EbonyLife TV is thrilled to announce the launch of their brand new headline show, Hello Africa. The show will feature interviews with some of Africa's most inspirational and successful celebrities, led by host Eunice Omole.
Hello Africa is the latest addition to EbonyLife TV's selection of black entertainment and
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,
Mallence Bart-Williams is our new nominee for president of the African Union. In a historically epic TEDx Talk, she has ended every confusion about the relationship between the African Continent and the Western World.
"The aid is in fact not coming from the West to Africa,
Happy Independence Day, Eritrea! On this day, the nation of Eritrea celebrates its 25th year of independence! As a country of six million, Eritrea is a multi-ethnic nation with ethnic groups such as the Tigrinya, Tigre, Kunama, Saho, Bilen, Nara, Afar, Hedareb, and Rashaida people. Of
Growing up, I had an aunt, a distant relative of my Dad who I first got to know through our morning devotional prayers. My Dad would always bring up her name during prayers, he would say "let us pray for Aunt Ann, that God will
In the weeks following the tragic events at the Charlie Hebdo offices and the kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015, I spent a lot of time reflecting on the differences in cultural assimilation between the United States and France. I had conversations with friends
On the streets of Pretoria and Johannesburg, young women in jeans, stilettos and corporate suits are increasingly wrapping up with colourful head-wraps, twisted and tucked in creative ways to amp their outfits to school campuses, clubs and the office.
Whereas the head-wrap has always been part