Ghanaian Edward Enninful Becomes Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue 

Let’s be honest; there’s been a true lack of diversity in the fashion industry, so when talented African stars get their due, it’s important to recognize the milestones and see who’s making headlines. Congratulations are going out to Ghana’s Edward Enninful, a creative genius who developed his fashion brilliance at the young age of 18. That’s…

Cameroon National Team Expected at FIFA Confederations Cup Despite Controversy 

The most important international football tournament after the FIFA World Cup is set to kick off in mid-June 2017, and the participation of Cameroon has been confirmed despite an ongoing legal dispute within the confederation and professional leagues of that African nation. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup is being hosted by Russia; the inaugural match…

Marvel’s “Black Panther” Trailer Ramps up the Hype

On Friday night, Marvel released the first trailer for the widely anticipated Black Panther film. As expected, it features stunning cinematography, epic action scenes, and some great music. The action flick stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the Black Panther. There is also a seriously star-studded ensemble cast, including:  Michael B. Jordan, Sterling K. Brown, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Danai…

Esther Passaris: A Voice for Kenyan Women

Esther Muthoni Passaris is known in Kenya in the world of politics and philanthropy.  Born in the coastal city of Mombasa to Greek and Kenyan Kikuyu parents, she has become a successful businesswoman and philanthropist, establishing the much lauded “Adopt-A-Light” program, which succeeded in  reducing crime by increasing lighting in many poverty-stricken neighbourhoods. She also possesses…