Thursday , 17 October 2019

Olutomi Akinsanya

Olutomi Akinsanya

American Hip-Hop Soul Queen Mary J Blige releases new single “Know”

Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J Blige has been on tour with rap god NAS but has been able to squeeze out time to hit the studio and record new music. The new song, “Know” was released on Thursday reminds us why Blige is the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. We may eventually know whether she wrote that song during the …

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Nigerian 9-Year-Old Builds more than 30 mobile games

At 9 years, a time when a lot of kids haven’t figured out what to do with their lives, Nigerian, Basil Okpara Jr. is building mobile games. The young serial game developer uses what he learnt in a boot camp organized for children aged 5-15. As of today, Basil has developed over 15 mobile games thanks to his dad. At …

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$24 Million Caribbean Reparations Agreement signed by Glasgow and WUI as slave trade dust continues to settle

Slave trade has come and gone but history, as usual, remembers. The University of Glasgow has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of the West Indies as part of a $24m (£20m) program of reparative justice over its historical ties to slave trade. The prominent Russell Group University set up the scheme after a year-long study revealed it …

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Lion King remake bursts into Box Office with a Roar

Lion King is indeed King of the Box Office at the moment. The much anticipated movie which was released on the 19th of July, 2019 raked in over 728 million dollars world-wide in under 10 days. With a beautiful array of A-list celebrities such as: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyoncé Knowles Carter among others, the movie has definitely matched up …

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Four Points By Sheraton in Lagos hosts Wedding, Fashion and Food Fair

Setting the Scene for a typical Naija wedding Photo Credit steemit.com Showcasing the glamour of Nigerian weddings in a fair is happening for the first time in Lagos this weekend. Four Points will be hosting this event. Every weekend in Nigeria, especially the city of Lagos is always a beehive of activities. Various local fashion and international styles are on …

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Uganda Fashion Week gets sponsorship Package worth $12,700

Uganda International Fashion Week (UIFW) has been boosted by the country’s tourism board sponsorship package of Shs74 million (approx. $12,700). The Ugandan Tourism Board made this announcement during the launch of the 6th edition of the UIFW scheduled to hold between 2nd and 4th August this year at the Kampala Serena Hotel. UTB’s Marketing Manager, Claire Mugabi stressed the need …

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Gabrielle Union and daughter Kaavia James rock African Print

Instagram post of Gabrielle Union and Daughter Kaavia James in Ankara

Gabrielle Union adds herself to the least of celebs to rock African fashion. In recent pictures the diva queen posed with her daughter in an Ankara dress. Gabrielle Union and Daughter Kaavia rocking an Ankara A matching scarf on a flowing swim suit looked regal on the smiling celeb carrying her daughter, Kaavia James. Kaavia would also look adorable in …

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Kempinski to Open First Dominican Resort in October

Luxury Caribbean resort by Kempinski is scheduled for opening by October of 2019. Kempinski announced that it will officially open its services in Dominica to the world by the 14th of October this year. This will be the second of its franchise to grace the Caribbean besides the present Gran Manzana in Havana. “Bringing this project to reality is another …

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Hip-hop Legend Nas Announces New Kiddies Book “I Know I Can”

Nas - Nasir Jones's Kiddies Book Cover "I Know I Can"

Legendary hip-hop rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones has made known he is releasing a new book “I Know I can”. Sequel to his singles hit in 2002 album God’s Son, he looks set to encourage children all over again. The book will be part of a series that empowers children to be whatever they want to be when they grow up. …

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African Fashion Weekend Phoenix

African Fashion Week - AUGUST 23rd - 25th in Lagos

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