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Natural ways to manage your flu symptoms

By IANS With rain showers and colds comes the risk of being exposed to viruses, necessitating measures to manage the six most important seasonal flu symptoms -breathing difficulty, body ache, cough, blocked nose, headache and muscular stiffness early on. Dr…

Idris Elba praises on-screen diversity

By Bang Showbiz Idris Elba is starting to see “the needle start to move” in regards to on-screen diversity. The “Luther” star is glad to see anti-racism at the forefront of many conversations right now. He said: “Four years ago…

NGO launches project to restock forest with African teak species

GNA The Institute of Nature and Environmental Conservation (INEC), an NGO focusing on preservation and protection of plants, has launched a project to restock the country’s forests with African teak tree species. The project, which is being carried out in…

Danai Gurira: I’m hoping for racial justice

By Bang Showbiz Danai Gurira is “daring to hope” for “racial justice”, as she says she is “inspired” to “keep going” by remembering the “labour of those who have come before”. The “Black Panther” star says she’s determined to fight…

Alois Nashali Makes Top 100 Most Influential Africans List

Canadian cinematography and film director Alois Nahsali has been named as one of the top 100 most influential Africans in 2019 by NewAfrican Magazine. Providing a rapid review of some of the major events and developments across Africa, the Most…

Black-Owned Jewellery Brands to Know and Shop

By Amanda Demeku In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police and the subsequent rise of anti-racism protests worldwide, we’re collectively looking for ways to consistently pull up and support for the Black community. Let’s start…

Patrick Laguerre A celebrated author & entrepreneur

By Jaden Adelberg There are many in this world who face a lot of struggles in life, go through many insecurities & suffer from low self-esteem, but out of those people there are a few who overcome all these hiccups…

Filmmaker Alois Nashali named on 2019 list of 100 most influential Africans

By George Mentz  The renowned-Canadian cinematography and film director Alois Nashali has been recognized for his contributions to the global literary scene by the New African magazine. Alois Nashali, Known for his documentaries and non-fiction short films depicting the experience…

Beverly Naya’s “Skin” Has Helped Young Girls Reconsider Bleaching | Read our Exclusive Interview

By IK Nwosu In 2014, Nollywood actress Beverly Naya started a campaign called #FiftyShadesOfBlack to bring more attention to the issue of colorism and create a safe space for people to feel empowered and more confident. She had experiences with bullying while growing up…

How I Work: Harrison Obiefule, Digital Communications Strategist, Amplify Digital

In 2018, Harrison Obiefule decided to switch careers from broadcasting to digital marketing, following his friend’s advice. That move turned out to be one of his best decisions. Less than two years in, Harrison has scaled up considerably in the…