The Third Global Leadership Africa Summit Ends in Omaha

BY JOSEFINA LOZA / PHOTGRAPHY BY EDWIGE GAYIBOR Something is changing in our culture. A vibrant influence is having a breakthrough. As more American listeners become attune to Afrobeats. As … Read More

Fleri Inc., an Ohio-based fintech startup, joins the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program

Fleri Inc., a personal finance company for immigrants known widely for the FleriHealth product which enables immigrants to buy affordable healthcare plans for their loved ones back home, will join … Read More

A Preview of “Stolen Heritage,” a Book by Ghanaian Poet and Writer Nana Aba

Nana Aba, traditionally known as Antaba, a Ghanaian poet and writer, has a book coming out this summer. The fictional work is titled “Stolen Heritage.”  She may be young, but she … Read More

How expatriates live and work in Africa

While the African youth risk their lives by embarking on dangerous journeys to developed countries in makeshift boats in search of a better life, the African continent is, ironically, an … Read More

Hip Hop artist Kid Astronaut to release a new song, “Black Is,” in celebration of the black experience

The new recording, set to be released at 12:00 a.m. EST on 3 November to coincide with the election, comes in the backdrop of tragic events that have recently shaken … Read More

The joy of giving: my humbling experience at the Malagasy orphanage La Maison d’Arnaud

At 29, I didn’t feel fulfilled. I’d been working in advertising trying to move high up the career ladder, but that was proving difficult. It was a constant internal battle as I … Read More

Ghanaian author Osei Badu-Nkansah honors the memory of Kwame Nkrumah on his birthday

BY OSEI BADU-NKANSAH “These words by Kwame Nkrumah, ‘I have planted the seed and it will germinate,’ will never die,” says Ghanaian author Osei Badu-Nkansah on the birthday of the … Read More

Ivorians march in Paris to support President Ouattara’s candidacy

BY CORINE SOUZA Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to run for a third term, on the theory that the country’s new constitution adopted in 2016 allows him to, has triggered … Read More

Ivorian political analyst Gouza Nahounou weighs in on the upcoming presidential election

BY WILLIAM J. FIGHTER The suspense—if there truly was one—only lasted a week from the time the outgoing Ivorian president, Alassane Ouattara, acknowledged the nomination of his party, the Rally … Read More