The Ake Arts and Book Festival is one of Africa’s biggest literary festivals. It takes place in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The 2017 edition was themed “This F- Word” and was headlined by Ama Ata Aidoo and focused on women in various fields of the creative industry, from film to literature.
The Lives of Great Men a memoir by Frankie Edozien is Nigeria’s first book about LGBTQ Life. Edozien, a lecturer at the New York University captured the lives of gay men on the continent and the challenges they face. Edozien is the first Nigerian to write a nonfiction book on being a gay man.
Our WCW this week is Tabitha Chawinga, Malawi’s football star currently playing for Swedish side, Kvarnsveden. She emerged the best forward at the Swedish Football award on Monday.
Twenty years after his death, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti continues to live on in the hearts of fans, musicians and scholars, many of whom seize every opportunity to understand everything the Afrobeat maestro represented.
Despite the work being done to raise awareness in society about sex workers as people worthy of respect, they are often still treated as lepers. Why is it that we only seem capable of an empathetic response once older women enter the ‘world’s oldest profession’? asks Lineo Segoete
Our #WCW is the founder of Tunisian centre of Social Entrepreneurship, Asma Mansour. She focuses on creating a social shift in how to solve problems not only in Tunisia but also all over the world.
Greetings Africa from Togoville a town and canton located in south of Togo at the northern edge of Lake Togo.
The Best Chef Awards were launched last year in Poland. South African Chef, Chantel Dartnall has won the Best Chef Lady Awards. She owns the Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria, where she’s the Head Chef. Chantel has indeed enhanced South Africa’s status as a gourmet destination on the international culinary.
Senegalese-American Grammy Award winner, Akon received an award at the Global Citizen Forum in Montenegro for his work in renewable energies in Africa and inspiring millions of people worldwide.