In this interview, Viola Llewellyn talks about her effort to increase funding to small businesses in Cameroon through Ovamba Solutions, Inc.
Today we remember the legendary Jamaican reggae singer Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley who passed away on 11 May 1981 (aged 36). A fervent and unapologetic Pan-Africanist, Marley strongly believed in African unity and his beliefs on Pan-Africanism were rooted in his Rastafari religious beliefs. We celebrate his legacy and look at some of his well-known, inspirational quotes, and excerpts from his music.
It is about 30 years since Mark Dery coined the term ‘Afro futurism’, a loose literary and cultural movement that connects science fiction, fantasy, history, science and the destiny of Afro-Americans and Africans. Percy Zvomuya has just finished reading Octavia Butler’s novel Kindred and wonders if there is something that Afro-American science fiction shares with Shona spirituality.
The Jalada Translations Issue is a statement to the effect that African languages can find their place in dialogue among themselves; exist with equal power alongside Asian and European ones and inspire global conversations.
Little by little, I am noticing more mention of Orisha in music, films and books than ever before.
Global Ovations has named Ghanaian model, Victoria Michaels, as the brand ambassador for the 2016 Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival.
March 21 marks the anniversary of the death of one of Africa’s literary giants Albert Chinualumogu Achebe who passed away in 2013 aged 82. Popularly known by his abbreviated name, Chinua, Achebe remains one of Africa’s most celebrated novelists.
The interior and exterior of the Great Mosque of Touba was designed exquisitely. Definitely one of the finest buildings in Senegal.
Meet Nigeria’s creative artist, Laolu Senbanjo, hired by Nike as one of the “Masters of Air” to create Air Max inspired art at #AirMax Con New York City. A gifted musician and law graduate, Senbanjo fearlessly harnesses his Yoruba heritage and life experiences to create art and tell stories.