Award-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o is adding the title of author to her growing résumé. The actress is set to release a children’s book that focuses on colourism, self-love and acceptance to help girls and boys find the inspiration to ‘walk with joy in their own skin’.
Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has called out Grazia magazine for retouching her hair on the cover of their November edition. In a post she wrote: “I embrace my natural heritage and despite having grown up thinking light skin and straight, silky hair were the standards of beauty, I now know that my dark skin and kinky, coily hair are beautiful too.”
The American pop-star Madonna successfully adopted twin girls in Malawi, the second time that the diva has adopted Malawian children. The American pop-diva who started a charity called Raising Malawi in Malawi, has previously adopted two Malawian children David Banda and Mercy James. “I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from Malawi and am overjoyed that they are now part of our family” Madonna said.
Nabeelah Fredericks, of Easter Peak Primary School in Manenberg, became the first from her school to be accepted into the prestigious Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.
This week’s woman crush is the epitome of beauty and brains. Today we raise our glasses to the talented Ugandan-born comedienne who is known to many as Africa’s Queen of comedy, Anne Kansiime
South African comedian Trevor Noah will be a cast member on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in the US. Here’s a compilation of five short clips in honour of his new gig
Every social media savvy Nigerian knows Linda Ikeji, or should know her, and it is almost impossible to have a conversation centred on online media in Nigeria without her name popping up, one way or another
It’s not every day that you hear a 31 year-old Kenyan woman’s name in the US’s mainstream hip hop airwaves – let alone from a rapper like Jay-Z. Lupita Nyong’o, the award-winning actress, accomplished this feat in a new track […]
“I remember a time when I too felt unbeautiful. I put on the TV and only saw pale skin, I got teased and taunted about my night-shaded skin”