How Being Tech Savvy Is Altering Our Culture In Nigeria

By Jennifer Ehiadiamen: Last month, I urgently needed a book from Laterna, a bookstore in Lagos. In the past, I would have gone to their website and placed an order. But that would have meant them calling me to confirm my purchase — since my voice was still cracked, I didn’t want to speak over the phone….

This was Senator Obama holding Bill Clinton’s jacket. Be Inspired

In the last few weeks this picture has been trending. The picture is said to be illustrative of  Barack Obama’s humility. The caption reads:  “Be calm God is taking you places. This was Senator Obama holding Bill Clinton’s jacket on Sept 5, 2005. Be Inspired” Yet, if we only look closely we can clearly see this picture is wrongly…

Film Review | Coming to America‏

This movie is one of the few Hollywood releases where the narrative of Africa as a dark continent is conspicuously absent! There was no reference to diseases, war, or poverty; in fact, it was quite the opposite.

Hacking Life’s Lemon Into Lemonade

By Lady Mofe: Have you ever felt so pushed down you couldn’t imagine the circumstances getting any worse? How you ever watched a sunny day transform to a thunderstorm while you were still dancing in the meadows? Has life so happened to you, you just wanted to say enough and give in? Yet in all the…

Meet Mariama Toure – the Senegalese Dancing Diya

By Furaha Asani || In her own words… My name is Mariama Touré. I am a passionate 26-year-old African woman. I am a political journalist and communication specialist as that’s what I have studied. Since I was a kid I’ve always been into arts, culture and entertainment through writing, singing, rapping, hosting shows and most of…

The Curious Case of Adele

By Ojie Imoloame:   I sat in my hotel room yesterday after a long day of work and an evening of all the aqua delights that Abuja has to offer. Then I saw the headlines ‘Adele’s ’25’ Shatters Records’. Billboard is reporting that according to Nielsen Music, Adele’s ’25’ has sold over 3 million units…