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Meet Kechi, The Little Girl Who Loves Her Beautiful Natural Afro Hair 

Off the 'Daddy Do My Hair' Series by author Tola Okogwu is another well-told story dubbed 'Kechi's Hair Goes Every Which Way'. The entire series was inspired by the unique relationship between the Father and daughter designed to challenge many other perceptions and preconceptions around race, gender within parenting, bullying...

Lupita Nyong’o Stuns For ‘How To Accessorize’ Book Launch By Her Stylist, Micaela Erlanger

Micaela Erlanger, The lady behind the fabulous looks by Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong'o has launched her new book titled 'How To Accessorize'. Lupita who is of Kenyan descent has achieved an overwhelming success for herself both on and off screen, on top of her tall list of events planned for the...

Working Title Films Picks Oyinkan Braithwaite’s Novel ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’ For Film Adaptation

Another great moment for African creative writers as Nigerian author, Oyinkan Braithwaite's debut novel; My Sister, the Serial Killer which is due for release in November 2018. Prior to the official outdooring of the novel, British production house, Working Title Film has expressed interest in turning the book into a film. Obviously, it...

British-Nigerian Author, Tola Okogwu Is Using Children’s Books To Change Perceptions Of Race And Gender

British-Nigerian blogger and author, Tola Okogwu started Daddy Do My Hair? series of children's books to tackle the relationship between young black girls and their natural afro hair in a vibrant, entertaining and educational way.  Her third book Kechi's Hair Goes Every Which Way is due to be launched in May...

Much-Loved Black Panther Stars Lupita Nyong’o & Danai Guirra Are Reuniting For Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’

Black Panther Co-cast, Lupita Nyong's and Danai Guirra are enjoying the overwhelming achievement of the movie. But, both stars are not resting on that glory alone as they are busy preparing to get back to set to work on another project. This time, it will be on concrete follow up on...

What could be so ‘secret’ about the  LIVES OF BABA SEGI’S WIVES?

  To kick off our Book review column, we have chosen to review “The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives“, the highly acclaimed first novel by Lola Shoneyin published in 2010 by Cassava Republic Press. Although it has been 8 years since the book was released, the title got us wondering:...

Michelle Obama Reveals Details Of Her Memoir, ‘Becoming’

  Former First Lady of the United States of America has revealed the title of her biopic as 'Becoming' and other details including the release date of November 13, 2018. A global press tour to accompany the release of the biopic, the iconic black figure touched on her personal childhood experiences...

Trevor Noah’s Award-Winning Memoir ‘Born A Crime’ To Be Adapted Into A Film Starring Lupita Nyong’o

  American actress of Kenyan descent, Lupita Nyong'o and South African Comedian/host of Daily Show, Trevor Noah are preparing to hit the cinemas with the adaptation of the latter's memoir 'Born A Crime'. Lupita has signed on to play Trevor's mother, Patricia from the memoir. We have gathered also that she will...

Meet Funke E. Adeniji, The Uk-Based Nigerian Pharmacist Who Tackled Issues of Religion & Health In ‘The Truth About Health Exposed’ Book

  Uk-Based Nigerian health expert, Funke E. Adeniji has combined all her experiences working in the sector into one book titled The Truth About Health Exposed aimed as inspiring and giving people hope to do away with certain myths that surround faith and health. Most of her encounters are common with patients from the...

Renowned Female Authors, Ayobami Adebayo & Zukiswa Wanner To Speak At Literary Crossroads In Nairobi

Nigeria’s Ayobami Adebayo and South Africa’s Zukiswa Wanner are two of the renowned authors billed to take the stage at Literary Crossroads at Goethe-Institut in Nairobi, Kenya on February 23, 2018. Ayobami Adebayo, 30, has been a strong author, her debut work - Stay with Me, is set in Nigeria. Ayobami introduces us to...