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Great Pictures from the 2013 Rivers Carnival (CarniRiv)

Hello there, how are you doing? The 2013 Rivers State Carnival (popularly called CarniRiv) has come and gone. Did you see some great pictures from...

Naa Quartey: Designer, Blogger and CEO, Roots by NAA

Do the best you can with what you have; don’t complain about what you don’t have, what have you done with what you have?...

Tumelo Joy Mokopakgosi- Painting with the Sun…

“If you want to achieve any goal, any desire, anything worth achieving, self-discipline is the skill you should build. It gives you the power...

Tebogo Tebza Malope- For the Love of Storytelling

It started as a childhood pastime; the love for television sets and their remote controls. Tweaking and tuning became a daily affair for the...

TY Bello; Speaking Hope through Music & Pictures

Who has dark-eyes, full brows, big hair, raspy alto voice, uplifting songs and exceptional photography skills? The one and only TY Bello; a Nigerian...

Farewell to Chinua Achebe: The Father of Modern African Literature

Even if you reside in the boondocks, I am sure news of this great man’s death and burial has filtered into your corner of...

Kelvin Okafor; A Talent Worthy of Da-Vinci’s Respect!!!

The News Media has been a-buzz with the name of Kelvin Okafor, so I said “Hiaan!!! Make we no for carry last oh;” our...

Great Photos From the Rivers State Carnival, Nigeria

From December 10th to 15th 2012, the people of Rivers State in Nigeria, hosted the world to an amazing and fun-filled Carnival in the...

Youssou N’Dour-The Musician That Would Be President

The New York Times has described his voice as “an arresting tenor, deployed with prophetic authority,” one that “soars heavenward with passion and then...

Koko Kalango- ‘Booking’ Up Nigeria!!!

Interesting name, amazing woman. Koko Kalango knows what she wants and how to get what she wants. This woman of mixed blood hails from Bayelsa...

Yvonne Chaka Chaka- The “Umqombothi” Princess Of Africa!

“I wake up, every morning to see my people, umqombothi…” Now what 21st century adult does not know the first lines of Yvonne Chaka...

El Anatsui Is Master of the Bottle Tops

Artists are known to be eccentric, sometimes esoteric, and even misunderstood. They seem to flutter in a creative netherworld, seeking ideas that are all...

Africa’s Most Successful Women Series- Professor Tess Osonye Onwueme

It is amazing that most Nigerian/African youth do not know about the legendary Professor Tess Osonye Onwueme. She is an internationally acclaimed playwright, scholar...