Category: Culture, Foods & Travels

How The birth of the Black is Beautiful movement kick-started an Inspiring, cultural and political movement

By Precious Adesina How a photographer, a group of models and a fashion show in Harlem kick-started a cultural and political movement that still inspires today. On 28 January 1962,…

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Where is Sally Mbanefo?

A former Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, Sally Mbanefo, has been ‘missing’ from social circles for some time and this has made some people to raise eyebrows…

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Jennifer Lopez’s High Fashion Hashtag Brings Out Instagram’s Creativity

  Photo: Courtesy NBC Universal  No one influences trends quite like Jennifer Lopez. In the three decades since she arrived on the scene, the actress-singer has been responsible for popularizing…

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WOLE SOYINKA AT 86: A WRITER’S COURAGE IN ISOLATION

TRIBUTE Like it or not, “86” is a significant number in the life of Nigerian poet, playwright and activist, Prof. Wole Soyinka. It was in 1986 that he became the…

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British Film and TV Start Actor Earl Cameron Dies at 102

Earl Cameron, who was among the first Black actors to break into significant roles in British film, died on Friday at age 102. His agent confirmed his death and said…

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Cape Town Port Delays Hit South African Fruit, Wine Exports

Inclement weather, coronavirus curbs disrupt operations Some producers trucking goods to Port Elizabeth, Durban Delays at Cape Town’s main port are forcing fruit exporters in South Africa’s Western Cape province…

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Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji and director Akin Omotoso, who was picked to direct Nigerian original series for Netflix, are the latest Nigerian creatives to be invited to join the Academy…

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Disney Plans to Reopen Florida Theme Park in July

Several theme parks in Florida will open their doors to guests again over the next few weeks and have crafted plans they hope will keep employees and others safe from…

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The Interesting Story Behind Lagos Freedom Park

The internet plays home to various lists written by culture writers and local guides on where to have fun in Lagos. The Freedom Park is a recurring place on these…

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