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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Black Magic Issue

Obie Iyoha Returns To Heat Up The Season With New Single ‘Fire’
6 months ago

Obie Iyoha Returns To Heat Up The Season With New Single ‘Fire’

Obie was born Omoregie Iyoha to Nigerian immigrants in Greensboro, North Carolina. First introduced in 2013 on The Black Opera’s 80z Babiez To The 2Gz mixtape (“The Hiatus,” “The Goods,” etc.), then appearing …
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Meet the Dynamic Young Woman Transforming the Idea of African-ism
6 months ago

Meet the Dynamic Young Woman Transforming the Idea of African-ism

Kamdi Okonjo, an extraordinary activist and African who is positioned to become the voice of African youth has recast and brought to the forefront the conversation of xenophobia on the …
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Women Change Africa Presents: The Build Pop up Power Brunch Series, Freetown Edition
7 months ago

Women Change Africa Presents: The Build Pop up Power Brunch Series, Freetown Edition

To Launch our African Women Build Series for 2018 we launch the Build Pop-up Power Brunch Series! First up, Freetown Sierra Leone.

Build Pop-up Power Brunch is a 2-hour intensive intimate …
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Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun is the NYSC comedy you’ve been waiting for
7 months ago

Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun is the NYSC comedy you’ve been waiting for

Accelerate TV’s Corper Shun hits your screens hot, fresh and on demand on Thursday, 26th April 2018. Get ready to experience the exciting, nostalgic thrill of serving Nigeria with Efa who plays the role …
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AgroCenta from Ghana awarded Seedstars Global Winner 2018
7 months ago

AgroCenta from Ghana awarded Seedstars Global Winner 2018

Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets, closed its fifth edition with a huge celebratory Seedstars Summit. After covering 65+ countries during 2017, Seedstars invited …
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#InvestinAfrica: CoinAfrique raises 2.5 million euros
7 months ago

#InvestinAfrica: CoinAfrique raises 2.5 million euros

 The classified ads platform CoinAfrique has raised € 2.5 million euros from several investors, thereby cementing its ambition to become the mobile audience leader in francophone Africa. New shareholders …
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It’s going down at the Columbia AEF 2018! Here’s the line up
8 months ago

It’s going down at the Columbia AEF 2018! Here’s the line up

We are excited to invite you to the 15th annual African Economic Forum (AEF) at Columbia University. We look forward to having you join us and our distinguished speakers while …
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MIT and Mastercard Foundation Launch 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion
8 months ago

MIT and Mastercard Foundation Launch 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, today announced the launch of the 2018 edition of …
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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression
9 months ago

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression

Dixon Chibanda is one of 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe — for a population of more than 16 million. Realizing that his country would never be able to scale traditional methods …
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Are you here for the World’s first digital Supermodel?
9 months ago

Are you here for the World’s first digital Supermodel?

Shudu, the model behind the page @shudu.gram is being called one of the most beautiful models on Instagram. Although new on to the scene, Shudu has caused a fair amount …
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