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
African dance and music have certainly evolved over the years. The traditional African dance is gradually making way for more modern dance moves. In Africa, the African dance transformation seems to be happening among Nigerians; and now, Nigeria’s film industry is making history with the
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 most beloved Nigerian musician at home and abroad is coming to New York City for the first time in seven years. King Sunny Ade will begin his North America tour this July with a stop at Central Park in New York City on July 3. The concert will
From Casablanca to Capetown, from Kinshasa to Mogadishu, and from Lagos to Luanda, Africa is dotted with cities that constitute political, economic, social, and intellectual alternatives to the nation, while being situated within it. Perennial challenges to nation-states in Africa and beyond, combined with the
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.
The Oscars had nothing on the Wash Gala this weekend, as the glamour levels were fleeking out of control. Three hundred of the who’s who of the urban African Diaspora came together in impeccable style to raise money to transform the Continent in the most