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Jo Nganda: Africa, Cohesion and Festivals

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

With her heart for people, Jo Nganda is known for fund-raising for different causes. The Women4Africa finalist, who is the Director of Kitenge Festival UK, talks about what [...]

Rhesa Owusu: Model Behaviour

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

She first came to the notice of many when she became the First Runner-Up for Divas of Colour in 2014. Two years later, Rhesa Owusu has gone on to win the 2016 BEFFTA for [...]

BEFFTA Blog of the Year – Winner

October 31, 2016 // 1 Comment

My gratitude knows absolutely no bounds. I won; we won.   I woke up at about 0500hours (GMT+1) on Saturday, 29th October 2016 – and shortly after, learned that [...]

The Only Star In The Universe

December 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

One thing that has struck me about the Nigerian entertainment industry, is what I call the “I am the only star in the entire bloody universe” syndrome. In this context, [...]

My Second BEFFTA Nomination

October 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

So, two mornings ago – I learned that I had bagged my second UK BEFFTA nomination. “Best Author” category. BEFFTA means Black Entertainment Film Fashion [...]

Nothing Is Too Sacred To Be Questioned …

October 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

You know an African, who is still a SLAVE by their fear of questions. Someone who is afraid to ask questions, is one who is comfortable with slavery. They go on to inflict [...]