Dr. Jacques: His Courage. His conviction. His story.

in Change Maker by Debo Folorunsho
Dr. Jacques Sebisaho grew up on an island called Idjwi, belonging to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the second largest inland island in Africa, and the… Read more

NADIA BUARI Stands Out For All The Right Reason

in Art & Culture by Divine Muragijimana
Nadia Buari is a Ghanaian actress, philanthropist and an enterprising business woman. She has consistently stayed above her contemporaries in the film industry not just… Read more

Who’s Afraid of Post-Feminism?

in Features by Ololade Siyonbola
In Nigeria, feminists are women who are angry because they could not find a husband. They are women who hold picket signs and burn bras and never marry. They hate men.… Read more

David Adjaye Blesses Applause Africa Summer Cover

in Magazine by Robert Bernstein
As the world ruminates on the 270 plus girls taken hostage in the north of Nigeria, some quarters of the mass media seems to utilize the situation to reinforce and… Read more

Google Doodle celebrates 96th birthday of Nelson Mandela…

in Magazine by Michael Ikotun
To speak of Nelson Mandela in mortal terms is trying to eclipse the shadow of a person who showed that it was easier to rebuild a nation using love and peace rather than… Read more

Honouring Nelson Mandela's legacy, UN pledges acts of…

in Magazine by Michael Ikotun
NEW YORK, 18 July 2014 -- On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged today to promote “desperately needed” acts of kindness and goodwill and uplift… Read more

Silverbird To Host Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria (MBGN)…

in Features by Michael Ikotun
The 2014 edition of the Most Beautiful girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant will hold tomorrow July 18 in Bayelsa, Nigeria. 31 girls representing each state of the country… Read more

African Economic Forum in Partnership with Careers in Africa

in Events by AA Editor
Columbia University African Economic Forum is pleased to announce that Careers in Africa will be holding this year's Careers in Africa New York Summit from 7-9 November… Read more

Finding Fela Movie Premieres In New York at The…

in Art & Culture by Michael Ikotun
No individual better embodies African music of the 1970s and ’80s—and its pivotal role in postcolonial political activism—than Fela Kuti. After quickly taking his native… Read more

Brooklyn's Boys and Girls High School Selected To Host…

in Events by Michael Ikotun
In 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, his first official stop was in Brooklyn, NY at the historic Boys and Girls High School. The South African… Read more

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