Brazil Builds Media Condo Over African Burial Grounds For Olympics

Developers are destroying archaeological sites of formerly enslaved Africans to make room for journalists.


CNN Is Launching A Multi Platform Operation in Nigeria

The operation will be led by Nigerian native, Stephanie Busari.


Akon Launches Solar Technology Initiative To Bring Energy To Multiple Homes In Africa

Akon is giving back to his homeland in another major way. Following the creation of a primary school in Senegal, the "Right Now" singer is…


Raven Symone Stirs Up Social Media Again With Geography Mishap

Famed actress Raven Symoné is causing another wave of controversy on social media again, and it's not mainly for her comments on race this time,…


Morocco And Egypt Reportedly Banned ‘Exodus’ From Showing In Theaters

Two African countries have decided to pull the plug on one of 2014's most controversial films. Egypt and Morocco have reportedly banned Exodus: Gods And…


PR Exec Justine Sacco Slammed By Twitter Over Racist Tweet About Africa

Twitter is safe for noone, including seemingly ignorant individuals like Justine Sacco. Yesterday, she was merely a blimp in the Twittersphere and today,…


Exclusive: Stream Ashley Wallbridge “Africa” (Full Song), Plus His ‘Le7els’ Mixtape For Next Release On Avicii-Helmed Label

Its True…Avicii (born Tim Bergling) has a keen eye (and ear) for catching musical talent for his ‘Le7els’ label. Hailing from the UK is DJ/Producer…


Bantu Serves Sexy Swimwear

While some of Africa is very poor and filled with HIV/AIDs, beyond the turmoil lies vibrant beaches from Cape Town to Casablanca. In…


Swallowed By Hippo: Man Swallowed By Hippo Lives To Tell Story

It's not often you see "swallowed by hippo" and "lives" in the same sentence. But a man swallowed by a hippo somehow survived - and…


ARISE Magazine Celebrates 100 Dynamic Women

Women are taking great strides in the world today, especially with those newly elected into the Senate this past Tuesday. But now we…


Uganda Wants Vote On “Kill The Gays” Bill

Uganda's Speaker of the Parliament not only supports the country's controversial "Kill the Gays" bill, but she wants to force a vote on the issue.


VIDEO: Tabi Bonney Shows You How To “High School Jam”

Togo-born, Washington, D.C.-based rapper, tabi Bonney, hits the scene with a back-to-school rocker that will brighten up your #ThrowbackThursday.


Designer to Watch: Jewel by Lisa

Jewel by Lisa is the Africa-based fashion line designed by Lisa Folawiyo and her team of talented craftsmen. Since 2005, Lisa has been a key…


Promoters Still Being Held Hostage in Africa Over Nas Concert

We've heard the stories of celebrity no-shows, but this one has turned into a true horror story. In an attempt to bring Nas and female…


Street King! 50 Cent Gives Back to Africa

50 Cent is really giving back to those in need every chance he gets. The mogul recently took a trip to Somalia and Kenya and…


Editor of ‘Vogue Italia’ Breathes Life into African Designers

Vogue Italia’s editor-in0-chief, Franca Sozzani, is putting Ghana front and center of the African fashion scene by mentoring designers there as part of…


Amber Rose Responds To Twitter Backlash During Her Trip To Ghana

No matter what Amber Rose seems to do, it doesn't look like she'll ever be able to escape an online side-eye. This week Wiz Khalifa's wifey-in-training took…

Movies & TV

50 Cent Wants To Feed A Billion Kids In Africa

50 Cent presents his new project, Street King.By now, you've probably heard about 50 Cent's new global movement called Street King. With the goal of…
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