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 […]

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OPINION: WHEN YOU DIE YOUR DIGITAL LIFE LIVES ON

by Tony Ogunlowo We live in a world – the digital age- where we virtually do everything online from corresponding to shopping, banking and socialising. We send and receive emails; shop for virtually everything online; socialise through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram etc; watch movies on YouTube and Netflix; check our bank balances; store our music […]

One Dead, 10 Injured As Van Runs Through Pedestrians Near North London Mosque

BY AZEEZ A man has reportedly died and eight people injured after a van ran through a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque. Metropolitan police confirmed that a 48-year-old man has been arrested for the attack which beside Finsbury Park Mosque. The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van “intentionally” ran over worshippers. […]