Africa: Sola Sobowale Wins Big At Amaa, Emerges Queen Of The Screens


Popular Nollywood actress Sola Sobowale has emerged the Queen of Africa’s big screen from her big win at the recently held Africa Movie Academy Awards(AMAA). The sultry multi-talented actress won the Best Actress in a Leading Role Category beating seven other actresses in her category. Her role in Kemi Adetiba’s movie ‘King of Boys’ where she played ‘Eniola’ was the […]

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News: Black & Abroad Recommits to “Go Back to Africa” Campaign in the Midst of Racist Rhetoric in the U.S.


Black & Abroad, a multi-platform travel and lifestyle company dedicated to redefining world experiences for the modern Black traveler, is finding new meaning this week with their latest campaign “Go Back to Africa” (#GoBackToAfrica) in the midst of controversy over hate-fueled political speech in the U.S. The phrase “Go back to Africa” has a long, complicated history, and unfortunately, we’ve […]

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News: Meet Zubin Karkaria, The Man Who Built The World’s Largest Visa And Consular Services Company


Indian entrepreneur Zubin Karkaria is the CEO of VFS Global, the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. Karkaria set up VFS in 2001 when he convinced the US government to pilot a scheme for Indian visa applicants to the US at its Mumbai embassy. That was VFS’s first visa application center – now, […]

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Africa: I Particularly Disposed To Northern Nigeria Costumes – Saleh Rabo

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Saleh Rabo, president of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), is very passionate about tourism development in Nigeria. In this interview with Stellamaries Amuwa, he hopes to see the eventual emergence of Nigeria as a leading tourist destination in West Africa. What inspired you into tourism business? Well, a whole lot really. For starters, I read Tourism Management […]

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Africa: Reminiscences with Alagbo Tonye Graham Douglas


Alagbo Tonye Graham Douglas was a four-time minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was the Minister of Social Development and Aviation during the Ibrahim Babangida administration. He also served as Minister of Culture and Tourism, as well as that of Labour, Employment and Productivity during the Obasanjo administration. He shared his experiences in life as he marked his […]

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Africa: Nigerian Celebs’ children in showbiz


NOWADAYS, the children of celebrities grow up in the limelight under the watchful eyes of the public and through photos and videos that their celeb parents share on social media. But many of these sons and daughters of the famous are only known to us because of their parents’ deeds. Without their parents’ accomplishments and names, most of them won’t […]

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News: “My Biggest Goal is to Make Africa Proud” – Tiwa Savage


Universal Music Group (UMG) has signed an exclusive global recording agreement with Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage, the company announced on Thursday (May 2). Under the terms of the deal, Savage’s future music will be released by UMG in over 60 countries worldwide. “My biggest goal is to make Africa proud,” said Savage in a statement. “I’m so excited for this […]

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Africa: How I started Jevinik Restaurant With Only N125 Naira- Jovita Inyang


From a humble beginning in Calabar, now capital of Cross River State, Mrs. Jovita Inyang started baking and cooking food from her kitchen. At a point, she hawked on the streets and later operated a shop at the University of Calabar campus. Jevinik Restaurant has since grown into nine branches across the country. This mother of three said but for […]

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Africa: Real Queens Are Classy, Simple Yet Royal- Ebele Enemchukwu

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Mrs. Ebele Enemchukwu, a trained Microbiologist, with Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) and until recently was a corporate executive (Customer Service Expert) with Globalcom.Former Mrs. Nigeria UN; Mrs. Tourism United Nations; People’s Choice Ambassador; and Most Outstanding Beauty Queen of the Year 2016 who also holds the traditional ambassadorial title of Asa Ugegbe Umudim – Nnewi. She recently set […]

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Africa: Music is Obviously a Short Lifespan, I’m Already Looking at Other Things That Can Sustain Me- Tiwa Savage


Tiwa Savage is undeniably one of the most celebrated artistes in Africa, exporting Afrobeats across boundaries. She had her first concert recently at the O2 Indigo in London, making her the first African female artiste to clinch such a feat. Tiwa speaks to Azuka Ogijiuba about challenges facing female artistes in Africa, her forthcoming single with British rapper Stefflon Don, […]

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