MIA London To Make Its International Debut At African Fashion Week London

MIA London is set to make its Africa Fashion Week London debut in August 2018. The luxury fashion brand will showcase a collection to buyers, stylists and fashion journalists from around the world. Founder and creative director, Aji Ayorinde has designed a collection brand featuring formalwear pieces handmade by skilled tailors from across the African […]

British-Nigerian Actress Deborah Ayorinde Joins “True Detective” Season 3

I have to quickly admit that for its first season, True Detective was a well-crafted crime anthology series. The next iteration of the series from showrunner Nic Pizzolatto had been gestating for some time, with rumours of the creator plotting a comeback for the show ever since HBO signed him to a three-year deal in […]

SA Actress Phumzile Sitole Appearing In The New Season Of “Orange Is The New Black”

South African actress Phumzile Sitole has bagged a role in the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black. by Bernard Dayo It has to be said that South African talents are really pulling their weight in the international film and TV landscape. Especially women. Pearl Thusi (Quantico); Alice Krige (Star Trek, Thor: The Dark […]

First Look At David Oyelowo As Javert In “Les Misérables”

Two months ago, Victor Hugo’s classic 19th century novel Les Misérables was announced as a TV adaptation. Unlike the 2012 film, the six-part series will no be based on the musical. The casting of David Oyelowo in the BBC series enriched the ensemble: Lily Collins (Okja, Mortal Instruments: City of bones) to play the role […]

ADEKUNLE GOLD on the biggest headline show of his career, breaking down his new album and cutting toxic people out

by Rachel  Ogbu Adekunle Gold is as cheerful as his reputation implies. But today he’s clearly a little apprehensive. It is exactly one week to the biggest headline show of his career taking place in Indigo at the O2 London. Right now, he has only just walked in from another interview on the other side […]

French President, Emmanuel Macron Makes Historic Visit To Fela’s Afrika Shrine

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door bilateral meeting at the Presidential Villa and pledged to increase the cooperation between Nigeria and France in tackling security challenges brought about by the activities of Boko Haram and ISIS jihadists in Nigeria. Macron who challenged him to work towards providing an enabling […]

Wakanda to Smithsonian: African American Museum Acquires Objects From Black Panther Film

Black Panther’s hero costume is coming to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum acquired several objects from Disney’s record-breaking film Black Panther, including the hero costume worn by actor Chadwick Boseman; a shooting script signed by Ryan Coogler (co-writer; director), Kevin Feige (producer, president of Marvel Studios), Nate Moore […]

Photos from London Hyde Park Serpentine Galleries Annual Summer Party

Fashion, music and art all converged at the annual  Serpentine Galleries Annual Summer Party. by Rachel Ogbu in London Taking place in London’s Hyde Park, the party had in its attendance leading figures from the worlds of international art, architecture, design, fashion, music, film and business. Guests included Maria Borges, British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful, Adwoa & […]