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2008 MTV Africa Music Awards [MAMA] Winners

Africa knew it was its time to shine and shine it did with what most have dubbed an awesome night at the just completed 1st ever MTV Africa Music Awards [MAMA]. The night included a duo performance from USA’s Kelly Rowland and Nigeria’s D’Banj, Nigeria’s Seun Kuti, and South Africa’s Jozi, among many. Even Nigeria’s…

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Nigeria’s Asa Wins the Prestigious French Constantin Award

Congratulations to Nigeria’s Asa, singer/songwriter, who just won the highly coveted French Constantin Award for new musical talent. “I want to sing for the world, not just be seen as an African singer,” said Asa in a recent interview with AFP. Yes indeed you are singing for the world with your unique, authentic and fresh…

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Nigerian Fashion and Accesory Designers

One of the inquiries we get quite often is “who are the top Nigerian fashion designers you recommend?” We decided to revisit a list of the recurring names in Nigeria’s fashion industry within and outside the country. We’ve also included a few accesory designers we absolutely love! Accesories Jewelry by Anne [London/Lagos] Onna Ehrlich [Los…

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Tennis Star Serena Willams Opens High School in Kenya

President elect Barack Obama’s Kenya affiliation is helping Kenya a whole lot! Tennis celebrity star Serena Williams, yesterday, cut the ribbon in Kenya to open her secondary school, the Serena Williams Secondary School. The school is located in Matooni, South-east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Secondary schools in Africa are the equivalent of high schools…

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