Chiwetel Ejiofor

  Born in London to Nigerian parents, Chiwetel Ejiofor grew up in London’s Forest Gate where he began his acting career at the age of 14. After a deadly car wreck involving himself and his father, Chiwetel, the only survivor, turned to acting as a way to focus his energy and life. Attending London Academy…

Bushmeat in Africa

  No matter where you travel in the world, you are bound to find a few dishes a bit out of the ordinary. From the deadly blow fish, or “fugu”, to side street vendors selling all kinds of creepy crawlers in Thailand, to you guessed it, Africa’s bush meat. So what is this bush meat,…

Evans Wadongo

  Evans Wadongo is a Kenyan engineer and co-founder of Greenwize Energy and SDFA Kenya. In addition to being awarded one of CNN’s Top Ten Heroes of 2010, Wadongo is on a mission to bring light to his home country. Born in Kenya, Wadongo graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a focus…

The Voice: South Africa

  The Voice has hit the big time not only in America, but across the globe with syndicates searching for top talent in countries such as the UK, China, and South Africa. This hot spot for aspiring artists continues to deliver season after season. So how does South Africa fair in this “fairy tale” of a…

Profile: NoViolet Bulawayo

  NoViolet Bulawayo, or better known by her author name Elizabeth Zandile Tshele, is a Zimbabwean author famous for her works such as “We Need New Names,” “Hitting Budapest,” and “Snapshot”. Growing up in Zimbabwe, Bulawayo spent her primary years studying in Tsholotsho, her home town, but quickly left to pursue a higher education in…

Who is Victoria Kimani?

  Born in Los Angeles, this Kenyan singer, songwriter, entertainer, dancer and actress is taking the industry by storm. Recently signed to mega label Chocolate City, Kimani has both the looks and skills to make the big time. Combined with her recent collaboration with artists such as MI on her debut song ‘M’toto’, to her…