4 reasons why we love Lola Shoneyin

When we read The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, her debut novel, we absolutely fell in love with Lola Shoneyin but there’s more to her than being a writer that is loved by many across the world.  Here are four things we love about Lola Shoneyin; She is an award-winning writer Of course, this […]

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6 African Women Shaping the face of PR and Why You Should Know Them

They are focused, fabulous and fashionable, and they are redefining it what it means to be Public Relations and Communications mavens on the African continent. Here are the 6 African Women Raising the bar in PR & Comms on the continent: Cynthia Nyamai Cynthia started out in the media as a business reporter, but quickly […]

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“You were strong when we couldn’t be,” Tributes pour in for Winnie Madikizela Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81. She died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement. As the world is still reeling from the loss, an outpouring of tributes are pouring in from celebrities & individuals […]

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EbonyLife CEO Mo Abudu is winning with the new Sony deal , and we are here for it!

Mo Abudu keeps on winning, and we are so here for it! EbonyLife Ltd, and Sony Pictures Television (SPT), recently announced that they will co-develop three exciting new scripted TV projects, with SPT set to distribute internationally. The three-project deal, the first of its kind between SPT and a Nigerian production company, will also include a TV […]

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#BFF Goals: 5 things Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o teach us about friendship

Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o are both beautiful, talented and incredibly successful black women; breaking stereotypes and constantly promoting that #Blackgirlmagic. They are also the stars of Marvel’s billion dollar movie Black Panther. But what we love most about these two is the fact that they are major #friendshipgoals. Here are 5 things we’ve learned […]

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Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children Of Blood & Bone’ gets publishing deal with Fox 2000

You’ve heard of her – Tomi Adeyemi – the Nigerian-American, Harvard trained writer garnering attention globally because of her incredible book ‘Children of Blood and Bone.’ A Young-Adult Fantasy book, ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ was released the novel on March 6, and immediately landed a seven figure book-and-movie deal with Hollywood Fox studios. Amazing, because […]

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From Judge to President: Paula Weekes’ Becomes First Black Female President of Trinidad & Tobago

Call her Madam President. Meet Paula Mae Weekes, a retired judge who just became the first black female president of Trinidad and Tobago. Following her swearing in, President Weekes said that citizens have to make the choice to fight the ‘darkness’ threatening the nation. “Our destinies are inextricably linked. Many experts beset us with dismal […]

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Whoop! Nnedi Okorafor is writing a comic mini-series about Black Panther’s Dora Milaje warriors

Have you seen the multi-billion dollar movie Black Panther? Did you absolutely love Okoye and the other fierce Dora Milaje warriors? Get ready for even more of that amazingness. Marvel recently announced that globally renowned author, Nnedi Okorafor will be writing a new comic mini series featuring the bad-ass female warriors starting with the book […]

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