Nollywood Film “The Wedding Party” Smashes Box Office Records

  Despite the recession, Nollywood is seeing their best-ever box office returns thanks to a number of recent blockbusters. The romantic comedy The Wedding Party is leading the way with great critical acclaim and huge box office success. This film broke a number of box office records. According to The Guardian, it had “the biggest opening weekend in…

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah: Johns Hopkins’ First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

Johns Hopkins Welcomes its First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is now the first black female resident at the prestigious Johns Hopkins neurosurgery department. She was born and raised in the Ashanti region of Ghana until she moved to Maryland with her parents at the age of 15. After graduating high school at Hammond High School…

China’s Ivory Ban Has Immediate, Positive Effect 

Elephants, hippos, warthogs, walruses, and other mammals have reasons to rejoice in late March 2017. It has only been three months since the People’s Republic of China abandoned its legal trade in ivory, and African conservation groups are already celebrating great news. According to Kenyan newspaper The Star, activists and attorneys representing Save the Elephants issued…