At 16, I Was Already Popular and Making Money – Stella Damascus, Nigerian Actress

A riveting personality; unflinching in her conviction and unapologetic in her decision; she is not afraid to swim against any tide. Young, gorgeous and graceful, Stella Damascus is one of the best actresses in Nigeria. Also a gifted singer, Stella is no stranger to the klieg light. Mesmerising in movie roles, aura and intelligence, she exudes humility tempered with straightforwardness. […]

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Who really is Olumide Oresegun?

It is a week since Olumdie Oresegun released his debut portraits as an artist, but people cannot stop talking about him. His pictures and that of his works have been the topic of discussion on Facebook, twitter and Instagram. From celebrating the virtue of womanhood to highlighting the naked innocence of children or projecting the doggedness of the average Nigerian […]

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Africa for Africans through travel, trade

By Christopher Farai Charamba Richard Mullin once said: “The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa . . . for he has so much to look forward to.” Over the past few years the global perception of Africa has been changing. The Africa rising narrative coupled with the positive growth rates in many […]

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Africa, where even Dangote needs a Visa to visit

Americans and the west find it much easier to travel around the continent; not so if you are an African. ALIKO DANGOTE could be forgiven for hoping that his status as one of the continent’s more recognisable faces could buy him some extra minutes to locate a missing passport, but an anecdote he narrated recently in Ivory Coast suggests that […]

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Zimbabwe targets and relaxes visa controls for Chinese tourists

The Zimbabwean government on Thursday announced a new visa regime that relaxes visa controls or tourists travelling in groups from China and 36 other countries who can now obtain visa on arrival. The new visa regime comes into force with immediate effect, Zimbabwean immigration officials said. China has been on category C of Zimbabwe’s visa regime, which requires foreign nationals […]

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