3rd Africa-Arab Summit Report (Nov. 2013) By Dr. Chika Onyeani

“…there is the problem of African leaders not being able to confront their Arab counterparts and clearly state what is wrong in the relationship. Clearly, there was the in your face adverse action by the Saudi government in deporting thousands of African migrants, while the Summit was about to take place. You felt sick to your stomach as the African leaders, bar none, indulged in praise-singing… It was totally an act of cowardice.” …MORE

Rwanda Models and Fashion

Rwandans poised to take on African Fashion

By Amy Fallon – Africa Review When Rwandan designer Colombe Ituze Ndutiye began drawing at the age of six, she thought she would grow up to be a cartoonist. But now at the age of 25 she has the distinction of being the first Rwandan to own her own fashion label, “INCO icyusa”, and was […]

Mboho mkparawa members

Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio New York Chapter Inauguration and New Members Induction

Queens New York: Recently, the “Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio” with headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Nigeria inaugurated their New York Chapter and also inducted their new members as well. In attendance were members and officials of the organization from around the world including the International President, Akparawa (Elder) Nse Ubeh and several USA/Canada Commission executives […]

Slaves in Chain

Caribbean Nations Seek Slavery Reparations, Citing Lasting Harm.

“Our constant search and struggle for development resources is linked directly to the historical inability of our nations to accumulate wealth from the efforts of our peoples during slavery and colonialism,” said Baldwin Spencer, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, in July this year. Reparations, he said, must be directed toward repairing the damage inflicted by slavery and racism….MORE

Chief Charles Onuora (Ochiri-ozuo) and Lolo Ifeoma Onuoha

10th wedding anniversary and birthday celebrations in Sweden

Stockholm Sweden: Recently, Chief Charles Onuora (Ochiri-ozuo) and Lolo Ifeoma Onuoha celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary as well as the birthday festivities of their two sons. In attendance at the event were some friends, relatives and dignitaries from around the world such as Reverend Father Damion, Ugochukwu, Jacky, John Akoms of John Akoms ventures, Ife […]

Joyful Joy Foundation Launches in Africa

Recently, the official Nigerian Launch Event for Joyful Joy at the Avenue Suites took place. There was an outpour of support and it featured celebrity performances and more. Sioux Greaux, Co-Founder & Managing Director at Joyful Joy Foundation shares a little bit of what our Joyful Joy Foundation has been doing on the ground in […]

Veteran actor Vitalis Ndubuisi

NAFCA Awards 2013 in Washington DC

The third annual Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (NAFCA 2013) was held recently at the Warner Theatre, Washington DC USA. In attendance were filmmakers, actors, producers and other entertainers from around the world. HOW IT HAPPENED: The NAFCA 2013 program generally commenced the day before with the premiere of some Nollywood movies with some […]

President John Mahama of Ghana

President John Mahama of Ghana to deliver first Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture, Dec. 10

The Chinua Achebe Foundation has announced that on December 10, 2013, at Bard College, United  States of America, President John Dramani Mahama of the Republic of Ghana will deliver the first Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum Lecture, a statement posted to The Neighbourhood Wednesday by Dr. Chidi Achebe,  President and CEO at African Integrated Development Enterprise […]

Kenya Oil and Gas

Kenya’s Great Rift Valley – the Next Big Oil Patch

Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, a 450-mile-long volcanic trench ripped open by shifting tectonic plates, is known as the cradle of mankind for the million-year-old remains of human forebears discovered there. Oil drillers say the area also holds a string of fields that could make East Africa’s largest economy a major energy producer. The U.K.’s Tullow […]

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