Lock, Stock and Smoking Barrels: IAAF World Championships London 2017 round-up

by Rachel Ogbu; IAAF President Sebastian Coe has described the IAAF World Championships London 2017 as the most competitive and compelling World Championships of all time. “I can’t remember a time when the competition has been so competitive and the stories around them so compelling,” said Coe. “From the opening salvo of discus and long […]

In conversation with Kemi Ogunsanwo founder of the African-inspired stationery brand, Gazelle London

At seven, Kemi Ogunsanwo received her first journal -a battered, faux leather empty book, but she felt a surge of excitement at the prospect of filling its untouched space with her thoughts, feelings, and an overactive imagination. Twenty years later, she’s filled the pages of over thirty diaries, countless notebooks filling those journals with dreams, […]

WEAVING MAGIC: Chris Ofili pulls crowd at the British National Gallery with rich tapestry: The Caged Bird’s Song’

by Rachel Ogbu Turner Prize-winning painter, Chris Ofili is the creative genius currently showing his extraordinary work at the British National Gallery. The centrepiece of his Weaving Magic exhibition is this incredible tapestry translated from watercolour, his first designed tapestry hanging in the middle of the room against a wall to wall painted mural that just draws you […]

Behind the Scenes in London for Flavour’s “Sake of Love” video shoot (Photos)

by Rachel Ogbu Highlife music star, Flavour has been shooting videos for songs in his new album “Ijele- TheTraveller” in the United Kingdom. Recently, he was in London where he filmed the music video for his hit single, “Sake of love” which tells a story of love and betrayal. For this production photographed by Michael […]

WIZKID, DAVIDO, MR. EAZI, JOHN BOYEGA, ABRANTEE, GRM DAILY & MORE NOMINATED AFRICAN PRIDE AWARDS

The 2017 African Pride Awards Takes Over The Montcalm Hotel on Sunday, August 13! Following its seminal debut ceremony last July, which saw the likes of Wizkid, Fuse ODG, CEO Dancers and Anthony Joshua take home the biggest prizes of the night, having been voted for by over half a million people online, African Pride […]

#HeinekenLFDW 2017 – “Africa: Shaping Fashion’s Future”

Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week tents will open from the 25th – 28th October 2017 with Runway Shows, Fashion Business Series, Fashion Installations and the #HeinekenLFDW After Party.  Connecting with over 20 million Pan-African fashion insiders, including designers, buyers, retailers, local and international press in the previous year, the annual event returns for its […]

SA film maker pushed down the stairs by landlord for checking out of Airbnb too late in Amsterdam

Police are investigating an incident in Amsterdam after a man renting out a room in his house via the Airbnb website pushed a lodger down the stairs because she checked out late. He is now charged with attempted manslaughter South African filmmaker Sibahle Nkumbi was pushed down a flight of stairs on Saturday when she […]