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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Award-winning author in “I’m gay” shock

Binyavanga Wainaina, one of Africa’s finest authors and winner of the 2002 Caine Prize for African writing, has revealed that he is gay. The Kenyan,...

Eddie delirious with rage at comic 'son'

Comedian Eddie Murphy is on the rampage against a fellow comedian who has not-so-subtly insinuated Eddie is his daddy, according to TMZ. Eddie's lawyer has...

NEW GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO ENCOURAGE MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION BACK TO THE UK

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has joined forces with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) to launch Reshore UK, a new one-stop-shop service to help...

SEX TRAFFICKING GANG DISMANTLED

A human trafficking gang responsible for transporting young Nigerian women into prostitution in Europe has been dismantled, following a joint investigation involving Home Office...

African migrants resume strikes in Israel

Tens of thousands of African migrants in Israel have resumed a general strike they suspended in the wake of the death of Ariel Sharon. A...

No shame, just facts – It's time we talked about slavery

Public discourses on the black experience have been reignited again, gaining such momentum on the historic theatres of guilt and shame. Such discussions are...

Oldest British Nigerian to celebrate 100th birthday

Pa Gabriela Lamoshe, the UK’s oldest Nigerian, is set to turn 100 in the next few months and will be the first Nigerian in...

Black and not so proud? The skin bleaching epidemic

Skin bleaching (or skin toning as it is called in Nigeria) has reached an all time high in Africa with 77% of Nigerian women...

Chenjerai Hove – Freedom to write

Freedom of speech is something that we in the western world often take for granted. With the rise of social networking and blogging, being...

English League African wealthiest player

Who is that African player topping the wealthy list among footballers in that category in the English premier league? He is Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o....

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