Friday, July 3, 2020
Binyavanga Wainaina
Renowned Kenyan author and activist, Binyanvanga Wainaina passed away this past Tuesday following a short illness at Nairobi Hospital. Wainaina, who founded literary magazine, Kwani won the Caine Prize...
Daniel Kaluuya
Oscar nominated UK actor/producer, Daniel Kaluuya's production company 59% signed a first look deal with Paramount Players. Producers Amandla Crichlow, formerly of Tiger Aspect Productions and Framestore, and Rowan...
Lupita Nyong'o
Fresh off her awe-inspiring performance in Jordan Peele's Us, Lupita Nyong'o has signed on to star in an upcoming Sci-Fi comedy. According to Deadline, the project is being described as Men...
HalimaAden
Kenyan born, Somali-American model Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit latest issue. In...
Time 100 list
Time Magazine released its annual TIME 100 list and this year six African influencers made on to the list. The list which featured influencers in several categories from the...
Yinka Shonibare
Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare is both a favorite of the British art world and one of its most compelling critics. Since returning to the UK from Lagos, where he grew up, more than...
NBA Africa
The National Basketball Association this week that it has partnered with Google’s YouTube to launch its first-ever channel exclusively dedicated to fans in sub-Saharan Africa this week. For the rest of...
Ghana beach
When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people. Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders...
Shadow Netflix
Netflix has delivered its first South African series, Shadow. The show follows the story of a superhero of the same name as he tries to save Joburg from its high crime rate.
The film Kati Kati has officially been submitted by The Kenya Film commission for the best foreign language film category, it has already won numerous awards at the Toronto International Film Festival, Africa Magic Viewers...