Africa Fashion Week London Announces New Venue for 2017

by Rachel Ogbu Foreign Correspondent Africa Fashion Week London 2017 arrives at Freemasons’ Hall Africa Fashion Week London is proud to that announce Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden will be the setting for AFWL’s seventh season on 11-12 August 2017. After 3 years at London Olympia, Africa Fashion Week London has sought a new backdrop for […]

The Art of Reggae exhibition returns to Liverpool this June

by Rachel Ogbu Foreign Correspondent// Following the huge success of last year’s exhibition, The Art of Reggae will be returning to Constellations in The Baltic Triangle from 7th June to 9th July. The exhibition, a collaboration between the International Reggae Poster Contest and Positive Vibration, will showcase 100 reggae-inspired posters designed by artists & illustrators from […]

One Africa Music Fest Takes Over Wembley Arena 13th May

by Rachel Ogbu Foreign Correspondent// Following 2 Sold Out shows at New York’s Barclays Centre (19,000 capacity) and Houston’s ToyotaCenter (18,000 capacity), the World’s Biggest Afrobeats Festival will now debut in the UK at SSE Wembley Arena. One Africa Music Fest USA saw huge performances by Wizkid, Dbanj, Jidenna, Flavour and Seun Kuti, and was […]

#Africawrites: This Saturday join the panel discussion- Writing Africa’s Development: Narratives, Agency, Accountabiliy

 By Rachel Ogbu As work on the new UN Sustainable Development Goals 2015 -2030 unfolds in the coming years,questions are raised on- how African and other writers from multiple genres and through varied media capture the stories that matter? From investigative journalism which brings a critical analysis to the deployment of aid on the continent, to […]

Up coming event-THE DIGITAL DEBATE: A NEW ERA OF READING & PUBLISHING?

By Rachel Ogbu   Africa Literature & Book Featival this weekend in the UK Join the roundtable discussion hosted by Barbara Njau and Kudakwashe Kamupira (Bahati Books) with Nancy Adimora, Afreada; Gersy Ifeanyi Ejimofo, Digitalback Books; Kiru Taye, author and others TBC. – it is open to all and not to be missed!  From 10:30am […]

Empowering The 21St Century African Women! Belo-Olusoga, Abike Dabiri, Babangida, To Empower Women On International Women’s Day

by Rachel Ogbu To mark the 2016 International Women’s Day, SME 100 Nigeria and Rubies Vocational School are set to host an International Women’s Day Conference for aspiring Nigerian women with an interest in Politics, Agriculture and Technology. The 1-day conference is scheduled to hold on the 9th of March 2016 at The Civic Centre, […]

Lagos Theatre Festival is kicks off on the 23rd of Feb 2016 ‪#‎UKNG‬ @ngBritishArts

by Rachel Ogbu Save the date! Lagos Theatre Festival is kicks off on the 23rd of February 2016. The festival is bringing the very best of Nigerian drama, music and dance performances championed by expert Nigerian and British acts such as Make It Happen Productions, Thespian Family Theatre, Season Butler and Creative Arts Collective, Unilag. #UKNG

#FTAfrica Summit 2015 London | 04 – 05 October 2015 Register now

by Rachel Ogbu The Financial Times will hold its second Africa Summit this October after breaking new ground last year in a relationship with the continent that stretches back to the paper’s opening issue more than 125 years ago. For the past decade, Africa’s economic growth has been the second fastest in the world. That […]

EVENT: Africa on the Square 2015- 10 October 2015 in LONDON

Following on from the great success of Africa on the Square in 2014, this year’s event is planned to take place on Saturday 10 October. Last year the event featured live music from Dele Sosimi’s Afrobeat Experience, Aar Maanta and many more, as well as performances from African drummers, acrobats and dancers, and a talent […]