EventsWedding

Perpetual and Toyosi Adebayo Engagement Ceremony

Once again, African rich culture and heritage was celebrated at the traditional engagement ceremony between Pepertual and Toyosi at the Oak Point Park Nature & Retreat Center, Plano Texas. The dual display of culture created an interesting mix of fun. While the bride hails from the mid western region of …

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AfricaEducationNews

SAP trains 500,000 African youths

Over the next weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) workshop sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build-up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2017. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and …

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FilmNollywood

Patience Ozokwor, Segun Arinze, Shawn Faqua star in ‘ZAHRA’

With millions of people all over the world forced to relocate to Internally Displaced Peoples Camps-IDP, little is known about the harrowing experiences some of them especially children have to face. ‘Zahra’, a revealing, touching and emotional film produced by Royal Arts Academy in collaboration with Rise Up’s Champions for …

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AfricaNollywoodTV

Single Ladies just in time for Valentine

Single Ladies, an original TV series is set to premiere on Sunday 12 February 2017 at 20.00 CAT on DStv channel 168. The launch of Rok Studios 13th TV series further reinforces the production company’s offering to provide TV viewers original content content. Directed by actor-turned-director Desmond Elliot, the all-star …

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AfricaBusinessOil and Gas

Africa Finance Corporation brokers US$425M for Oil and Gas

Lagos – Africa Finance Corporation (‘AFC’) is acting as lead arranger for an up to US$425 million senior mezzanine facility for New Age (African Global Energy) Limited (‘New Age’), a privately held oil and gas exploration, development, and production company with assets primarily across Africa, to enable the company to …

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AfricaAutos

Land Rover in Expedition to discover disappearing tribe in Africa

Land Rover ambassador Kingsley Holgate and his team embarked on a legendary expedition to a storied region in Ethiopia, first documented in 1888 by Hungarian explorer Count Sámuel Teleki de Szék. The team is heading to Lake Chew Bahir – Amharic for “ocean of salt” – at the centre of …

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FilmFilm FestivalNollywood

The African Film Festival Set to bridge Cultures in Dallas

From the pirate infested creeks to the wildlife ravaged jungles and the faces of despair and terror in the war torn cities, African film makers now have an all new platform to showcase their hidden and un-celebrated talents. The African Film Festival (TAFF) is set to host its first Festival in …

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BusinessDiaspora Rhapsody

Corporate ‘Okada’ to the Rescue in Nigeria

Finding people’s homes in Nigeria is a nightmare. Zip Codes don’t exist. House numbers are random. In poorer areas of the city, there’s no such thing as urban planning. Houses are built wherever people can find a plot of land, for example. And many parts of the city aren’t mapped …

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