Tunde Wey: Bringing Lagos to NOLA

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Ask anyone with a penchant for food and travel and you’d discover that New Orleans is on their must visit list. This vibrant city breathes culture and delicious food, all heavily rooted in West African traditions. Whether it’s Cafe du Monde’s famed beignets, a spicy Creole gumbo or just the cool

Weekend Vibes: The Art List

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Spring has officially sprung on us – well for those in constantly warmer climates, we guess it never left.  Usher in the new wave of sunshine, blooming flowers and all that jazz, with a dose of culture for your Weekend Vibes. From Cape Town to Lagos and San Francisco, here’s a list of

Introducing: Madison Knight

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An emerging brand to keep your eye on is Madison Knight. Defined by exciting prints and rich fabrics, the pieces from this London-based brand are a celebration of African heritage enhanced by a timeless appeal.

US Expert On African Affairs On NigeriaDecides

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US Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield who leads the Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs gave her views about the electoral process. Speaking at the Channels Television on Tuesday, March 31, Thomas-Greenfield said that Nigeria’s electoral process is very complex, adding that they want to make sure they get it

Sindiso Khumalo presents ‘The Memory of a Print’ at Design Indaba

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With neutral hues and subtle patterns, London-based womenswear designer, Sindiso Khumalo’s latest collection at the Design Indaba Conference departs from her usual bold, colourful, and vibrant pieces. “The main inspiration for the collection was the idea of a body changing” says Khumalo.

VIDEO: Trapee – Wale Wasee

Trapee is back after a two year spell in limbo due to record label issues. Now free from all legal obligations and freshly rejuvenated he is back with his very first single titled “Wale Wasee” Swahilli for – we are them ones with the hook up.

West African Legislators Charge Nigeria to Conduct Peaceful Polls

The resolution followed a motion moved by the parliament’s fourth deputy speaker and a member of Ghana’s delegation, Hon. Simon Osei-Mensah, “pursuant to the protocol relating to the mechanism for conflict prevention, management, resolution, peacekeeping and security, 1999, and its objectives to prevent, manage and resolve internal and inter-state conflicts.”

Zimbabwe President Becomes African Union Chairman

Mugabe’s appointment was announced at the ongoing heads of state summit at the AU’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been named as the new Chairman of the African Union (AU).