Category: Arts and Culture

Kenyan teen’s extraordinary artistry garners international praise

Wangari Njoroge Art as a career is slowly seeing the light of day as many creatives are being given the spaces they have long deserved while getting recognition for their work. Hailing from Mombasa County in Kenya’s Coastal region, Zubeda Shabaan Maloba an exceptional artist has continued to gain both local and international acknowledgement for […]

Alternative to Violent Farmer-Herder Crisis In Nigeria’s Borno State

Jibrin Kolo Adamu Climate change has made Fulani herders in Borno state find new ways to feed their cattle. They’ve moved to Kwajaffa, a farming community in the south of the state. This has caused conflicts with local farmers. But there’s an interesting solution in progress. Cattle section of the market after the dispute was […]

Resilience Rising: A South Sudanese Woman’s Entrepreneurial Journey

Peter Gatkuoth The young woman from South Sudan embarked on entrepreneurship by selling clothes and using her platform to encourage other women to embrace women’s empowerment and self-independence Nyayiey Gatluak Chuol is the CEO of Destiny Fashion Boutique (photo credit courtesy) In the heart of South Sudan, amidst the echoes of a turbulent past and […]

Family transforming Africa’s Chess landscape

Olamide Alhassan In the war of chess, where strategic brilliance meets mental agility, lies a remarkable tale of triumph from the unlikeliest of places. What started out as a retirement plan has taken a different turn to become a tale of African ingenuity and resilience that is challenging stereotypes and changing the narrative of a […]

Cameroonian Entrepreneur turning waste car tires into Household Furniture

Che Azenyui Bruno             Ayeah Nini Leonette is a Cameroonian social entrepreneur, music artist and song writer. She is the Founder and CEO of Nini Recycling: A Cameroonian household furniture and design enterprise specialized in the production of household furniture from used car tires and iron objects.  Leonette’s venture into household furniture manufacturing began in 2020 […]

Sauútiverse: Speculative African Writers Reshaping World building

Amadin Ogbewe .Every other day, we see and hear of the progress being made by Africans and Africans in the diaspora; in various fields and sectors. One, however, manages to be deep yet relatively quiet, and that is the world of speculative fiction, which has experienced major shakes by Africans in the last few years […]

Community Art: Workshop Curator empowers over 200 Children, Teenagers 

Esther Kalu  Many art space, mostly nonprofits, are at the forefront of communal development. They foster creative expressions in communities they are located. Ọlọ́runjẹ̀dálọ community art studio is a typcal example.  Since its inception in 2022, the art space has empowered no fewer than 200 children with skills in tie-dye, dance, paper crafts, and drumming […]

Jeans-to-bag: Promoting education, environmental sustainability in rural communities

Phillip Anjorin Miracle Bankole, a Primary Five student of Holy Prophet Primary School in Isale Odo-Ogun, was ecstatic when she got a free backpack made with jeans from the members of the SecureCycle Environmental and Climate Change Initiative (SECCI), better known as Securecycle in January. “Now, I don’t have to go around with the shame […]

First local TV streaming service lunched in Zimbabwe

Tatenda Chitagu MASVINGO, ZIMBABWE–Tired of the biased and stereotypical depiction of Africans in foreign-directed films on various online television streaming services? You are homesick in the diaspora and want to catch up with home entertainment online? Or you are fed up with the dorminant online television streaming services and want to know more about the […]

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