Mahama, Amina Mohammed, Spanish Former Deputy PM, Saraki, converge in London for Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018

by Rachel Ogbu in London Climate change, youth political participation, economy, security, others, top agenda Immediate past President of Ghana, John D Mahama and Spanish Former Deputy Prime Minister María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, are among dignitaries confirmed to discuss Africa’s economic growth and Shared Prosperity of Commonwealth Member States from Africa at the […]

Q&A with Funke Adeniji: Pharmacist Turned Health Guru Exposes The Truth about Health

Interview by Rachel Ogbu Funke Adeniji is a woman on a mission to change the perception of healthy living within the African Caribbean Community in the UK. It is this mission that has led her to write her first book ‘The Truth About Health Exposed’ in which she hopes to inspire and empower people from […]

Mahama, Saraki, Yeda, Alakija & More to discuss unlocking Africa’s economic potential at Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018

 by Rachel Ogbu Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018- Unlocking Africa’s economic potential by increasing trade, collaboration and philanthropy within the Commonwealth will be at the forefront of conversations at next month’s Commonwealth Africa Summit in London. The Summit aims to spark new thinking on how to promote collective action, achieve shared prosperity and common good for Africans […]

Orange and OpenClassrooms have combined forces to train young Africans in digital technology

by Rachel Ogbu Orange and OpenClassrooms are pleased to announce the signing of a broad-based partnership to provide digital training in Africa. Several Orange subsidiaries in Africa are already working on the launch of training centres providing online courses via OpenClassrooms. To rise to the challenge of the digital revolution in Africa, students and teachers alike need […]

The Queen at London Fashion Week February 2018

by Rachel Ogbu Today, Her Majesty The Queen visited London Fashion Week 2018 to present the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. Her Majesty was greeted upon arrival at London Fashion Week by Caroline Rush CBE, Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC). The Queen toured the Designer Showrooms to view the […]

London Fashion Week February 2018 Facts & Figures

Today, 16th February 2018, the 67th edition of London Fashion Week (LFW) returns and welcomes some of the most creative and innovative names in the fashion industry.  A truly international platform this season’s schedule is filled with over 80 new and returning designer names and welcomes guests from 60 countries; from national and international press […]

Nigeria and Namibia’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’ and enter 2018 L’Atelier art competition

by Rachel Ogbu The L’Atelier art competition is one of the longest-running and most prestigious visual arts competitions on the African continent. It was established in South Africa 33 years ago, but in recent years has been expanded to include a number of other African countries in order to reach more young artists and further […]

“An Alien In Town” Is Daniel Obasi’s Most Metaphorical Work Yet FT Designs by Tokyo James and Abiola Olusola

Anyone who is familiar with Daniel Obasi’s art would know that they are distinctly subversive and usually non-conformist. His 2017 photo essay The Illegal Project utilised the medium of photography as way to talk about sexuality and gender and strip both subjects of the taboos associated with them. He’s been building this kind of complex, […]