2018 BCASPA and AVODA breast cancer awareness dinner

The 2018 Breast cancer Awareness and Screening Program in Africa (BCASPA) dinner, dance and fundraiser held recently at the Arthur’s lounge in Addison, Texas. BCASPA, an aid for Victims of Diseases in Africa (AVODA) initiative, is a registered charity organization in Texas which provides FREE mammograms annually to hundreds of …

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The story of Africa continues in Dallas at film festival

In its third year, the African Film Festival-TAFF continues to celebrate Africa with stories largely inspired by true life experiences and interpreted with visual clarity through film. Dallas, the fastest growing metroplex in the United States is the choice host city and intends to remain so for years to come. …


NNSM winner cruises into 2018 with new car prize

The winner of the recently held 11th season of Nigeria’s Next Super Model is surely cruising into 2018 with her brand new Hyundai vehicle and a one million naira cash prize to ensure that her new set of wheels is fueled up and ready to go. Oyinade Onyikansola Omotosho beat nine other …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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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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 …