EMPIRE Hosts “The New Africa” SXSW Showcase with Pandora

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Leading indie label, distributor, and publisher EMPIRE staged their first showcase for night two of SXSW music, ‘The New Africa,’ at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, only a month after launching EMPIRE Africa. BNXN FKA Buju, Cheque, Fireboy DML, June Freedom, L.A.X., Wande Coal, and other label artists and contemporary Afrobeats trailblazers performed at the sold-out event, which […]

US Restricting Air Travel From Parts Of Africa Amid Omicron Variant


The United States is restricting air travel from South Africa and seven other nearby countries over concerns about a new COVID variant. Visit for more information The newly-identified omicron variant was allegedly first detected in South Africa. The South African doctor who fist identified the new omicron variant of the coronavirus says symptoms are […]

French Doctors Wanting to Test COVID-19 Vaccines in Africa Sparks Outrage

Dr. Francis Collins, made a direct appeal to Americans Sunday to "hit the reset button" on skepticism of approved Covid-19 vaccines.

Two French doctors have been accused of racism for comments they made regarding testing a COVID-19 vaccine in Africa. Visit for more information Camille Locht, head of research at the Inserm health research group,  suggested testing a tuberculosis vaccine to see if it could also treat COVID-19. Jean-Paul Mira, the head of intensive care […]

SOURCE SPORTS: UFC 248’s Israel Adesanya Talks B-Boy vs. Krumping And More


UFC Middleweight Champion, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya defends his belt against Yoel Romero this Saturday at UFC 248. The outspoken former b-boy is now a dual ambassador for his Nigerian roots and New Zealand upbringing. Visit for more information However, he has already taken over America and is facing his biggest challenge yet […]

Forty-Five Million People At Risk of Hunger in Southern Africa

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By: Amira Lawson Sub-Saharan Africa is confronting its most noticeably awful dry season in decades, leaving 45 million individuals compromised with hunger. Visit for more information While the U.S. estimates, approximately 45 million individuals will be “food-deprived in the next half year. Currently, Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Eswatini and Lesotho are […]

The Duchess of Sussex Ties Ribbon at Memorial of Slain South African Student


Princess Megan, The Duchess of Sussex, paid respect over the weekend at the memorial of slain South African student Uyinene Mrwetyana. The 19-year-old was raped and murdered last month on August 24thin Cape Town. Visit for more information A woman is murdered every three hours in South Africa, according to statistics recently released by […]

Scientist Have Found The 8th Continent; Where Has It Been Hiding?

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It is not Atlantis… Visit for more information But scientist have found a lost continent that was found hidden underneath the Adriatic Sea.   This comes as a surprise because the world’s land mass is actually getting smaller… we should be unfortunately losing land. However, according to TIME a university out of the Netherlands have assigned […]

African Streetwear Brand MIZIZI Drops a Collaborative Baseball Jersey To Celebrate ‘The Lion King’ Remake

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It’s finally here! Visit for more information Today, Disney has officially released its highly-anticipated remake of The Lion King, a live-action/CGI version of the classic animated movie that went on to be the top-grossing film of 1994. Based off early reactions, not to mention Beyoncé’s companion album to the film that also dropped today, […]

OFF-WHITE™ & DJ Black Coffee Go In For Africa With SS19 Capsule Collab

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While many recognize Virgil Abloh as one of the biggest forces in the fashion industry right now, his Ghanaian ethnicity plays a bigger part in telling his personal background story and the people who he considers friends. Take his close relationship with veteran South African DJ Black Coffee for example, which comes full circle in […]

NBA to Launch 12 Team African League in 2020


When it comes to being a progressive league, the NBA is above everyone else. During NBA All-Star Weekend,  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent in conjunction with FIBA. Visit for more information Silver, speaking at the NBA Africa luncheon, […]

French Montana Funds Preschool Classrooms In Morocco

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French Montana has never had a problem letting the world know that he’s African, but he also reminds himself and his hometown by giving back to his roots. Visit for more information As one of Bod Boy Records’ premier artists, French Montana, whose real name is Karim Kharbouch, has created many successful opportunities from […]

The Pharrell x adidas SOLARHU Pack Capsule 2 is All In For Africa

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Pharrell’s latest expeditions with adidas have spanned across a global front, but one place that seems to always be a source of inspiration is East Africa. With the latest SOLARHU collection, flags from the culture-filled region are used to create a colorful capsule that’ll have you running for joy into the new season. Visit […]

Pharrell & adidas Originals Head to Africa to Unveil the “SOLARHU” Pack

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Pharrell has taken his ongoing collaboration with adidas Originals all across the globe, from the Holi Festival in India all the way to the hiking mountains of Los Angeles. Now, the destination is Africa to unveil the full “SOLARHU” Pack. Visit for more information Advertisement The lookbook builds even further on the initial two […]

Trevor Noah Accused of Racism for Saying France World Cup Champs Are African

Trevor Noah Accused of Racism for Saying France World Cup Champs Are African

Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, is facing backlash for calling the French soccer team, who are also the World Cup champs, a team of Africans because a majority of the players are Black. Visit for more information “Africa won the World Cup,” Noah said in Monday’s segment in regards […]

Barack Obama Visits Kenya to Promote Local Charity

Barack Obama Visits Kenya to Promote Local Charity

Former President Barack Obama has landed in Kenya, his dad’s nation of origin, in what was a low-profile visit than the ones he made to the nation as congressperson and president. Visit for more information Mr. Obama made a trip to Kenya on Sunday to advance the opening of games and preparing focus that […]

Akon To Open His Own City In Senegal Controlled By ‘Akoin’ Cryptocurrency

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International artist and producer Akon has always been active outside of the studio bringing necessities to his people, but the “Locked Up” singer’s next game-changing plan I see to build his own city. Visit for more information The Konvict Muzik CRO has linked with the president of his home country of Senegal and negotiated […]

Atlanta Middle School Uses Cultural Immersion To Prepare For ‘Black Panther’ Film

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Black Panther has continued to become a generational phenomenon earning more in its first week than any other Marvel Comics Universe film in history. Not only is the film breaking records, but it is inspiring and motivating the younger generation. Visit for more information The Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta showed its appreciation for […]