Book review: Cultivating Liberia’s national pride

By Alexander L. Redd Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be genuinely proud of your country? Have you ever felt a deep sense of patriotism? Let me take you on a thrilling journey to the heart of Liberia, a country filled with struggles, victories, and a strong desire for freedom. Welcome to […]

Cultural heritage as catalyst for economic growth

Cultural heritage stands as a testament to the rich tapestry of human history, offering a window into the stories, traditions, and identities that shape our societies. Beyond its intrinsic value, cultural heritage has emerged as a dynamic force propelling economic growth, fostering community pride, and nurturing identity. There is economic potential inherent in preserving and […]

Kizazi Moto to be broadcast across Africa this August

After its global premiere on Disney+ last month, The Walt Disney Company Africa on Monday announced that the Disney+ Original anthology series, “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire” will be broadcast across Africa when it lands on Disney Channel this August. Featuring stories from Africa, a double bill of films will be broadcast each weekday from 28 […]

Africa: Music streaming site provides more exposure

Africa-facing music streaming and download platform, Boomplay has officially announced the roll-out of its partnership product offerings, allowing artists, brands and potential advertisers to optimize towards more precise exposure and visibility. Notably, there’s been an upward scramble for attention, as evidenced by a fast-paced society with higher technology and internet penetration. As the attention span gets thinner, […]

Afro Nation Portugal adds Wizkid, Davido as headliners

Afro Nation Portugal 2023 announces the addition of main stage headliners Wizkid and Davido, as well as more new names including Little Simz, Popcaan and Focalistic – all joining the world’s biggest lineup of Afrobeats and Amapaino this summer. Returning to the beautiful Portimao beach on June 28-30, Afro Nation has a star-studded line up boasting the likes of Burna Boy, 50 Cent, Booba, Aya Nakamura, FireboyDML, Asake, Arya Starr, Black Sherif, […]

Portugal to host major Afrobeats festival

After a year of highs and countless mind-blowing moments, the World’s biggest Afrobeats festival returns to Portugal’s Portimão’ sun-kissed coast this summer. Taking place between 28-30th June, Afro Nation Portugal announces the first wave of names.  Among an ever-impressive array of artists, are found the first three headline acts, including global giant Burna Boy, US hip hop royalty 50 […]

N’dour urges Africans to celebrate heritage

As the highly anticipated 8th edition of the All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal on 12-15 January, draws nearer, Senegalese music legend Youssou N’dour has urged African stars to come together to collectively amplify the heritage of African music. The 63-year-old music maestro while lauding AFRIMA for hosting […]

Liberia hosts big tourism festival

On Saturday, December 10, Liberia tourism sector will come alive as the country hosts LIBFEST, the first annual and national all-inclusive tourism festival celebrating Liberia’s amazing beauty, sites, resources, events, and discoveries. LIBFEST2022 will kick off at 7:00 a.m. in a carnival parade of dancing, music, attractions and celebration from the Monrovia City Hall to […]

Art born out of adversity

This December, the auction house Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, together with the Swedish auction house Bukowskis and auction house British Bonhams, will host a magnificent CoBrA Live Auction in Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. At the auction a wide selection of works from a large number of artists related to CoBrA by the movement’s prominent artists such as […]

UNWTO connects tourism and culture in Nigeria

Held in Lagos, Nigeria, the first World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Linking Tourism, Culture and Creative Industries, celebrated the close ties between the two major sectors. Around 40% of all tourists cite culture as the main motivation for travelling, and UNWTO is leading the way in bridging the two areas, including through strategic partnerships with […]