The Stories You Need to Know: Nigerian App Developer Wins Top Engineering Prize, Nollywood’s Crop of Female Directors and More
Nigerian app developer wins prestigious engineering award, Steve McQueen’s star-studded thriller gets a release date and more.
5 Times Celebrities Tried to Channel Africa, But Missed the Mark
We take a look at five recent times that celebrities attempted to engage with the continent, but got it wrong.
The Stories You Need to Know
Record-breaking bids for African art, South Africa’s #NotInMyName anti-domestic violence protests and more.
The Stories You Need to Know: Nigeria’s Wealth Inequality, Ugandan Sim Cards and More
From Nigeria’s billionaires to Ugandans getting their sim cards verified, here are the stories you need to know.
Join DJ Tunez and Burna Boy For An ‘Afro Rave’ In New York City
New York-based, Nigerian artist DJ Tunez’s ‘Afro Rave’ party is going down on Saturday (May 13) and Burna Boy is slated to be in attendance.
This Nigerian Tech Worker Was Detained at JFK Because “He Didn’t Look Like an Engineer”
28-year-old Celestine Omin says he was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at JFK airport, and given a written test to prove that he was an engineer.
2face Is Two Faced: Fans Mock The Singer For Backing Out Of Protest
Singer 2 Face Idibia faced criticism from Nigerians after canceling an anti-government protest. Many decided to protest on their own.
From Jollof to Music: The Nigeria vs. Ghana Rivalry Continues Thanks to a Tweet From Mr Eazi
A recent tweet about Ghana’s influence on Nigerian music from Mr Eazi, reignited the sibling rivalry between the two countries.
Santi’s Genre-Bending Sound Is Helping Usher In a New Naija Music Wave
Santi (aka Ozzy B) is adding a fully refreshing sound to afrobeats and Nigeria’s music scene.
Jidenna: “It’s Nigeria’s Moment, It’s Africa’s Moment”
Jidenna told CNN that it’s Nigeria’s moment in music right now and revealed that he’s been in the studio with Wizkid.
These Nigerian Music Video Clichés Need To Go, Now
Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and many more are guilty of overusing these tired themes in their music videos.
Dynamic Nigerian Doll Line ‘Queens of Africa’ Gets ‘Coming to America’ Tour
Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya is bringing his “Queens of Africa” doll line to the U.S.