2018 Pirelli Calendar Features All-Black Cast

  The 2018 Pirelli calendar is out and this year’s theme is Alice in Wonderland. The unique aspect of this year’s photo shoot is that it took a diversity approach casting an all-black cast featuring Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, South African lawyer Thando Hopa, Whoopi Goldberg, Sudanese-Australian model Duckie Thot, and Sean “Diddy” Combs, among others.…

Tomorrow’s African Billionaires Will Emerge From the Agricultural Sector

The fertile soil of Africa could hold the key to economic development by giving young entrepreneurs an opportunity to become part of the next generation of billionaires. The African Development Bank believes that global consumer demand for farming products is something that the Continent should rise up to meet; to this effect, a youth program…

Football a Lifeline for Poverty-Stricken Brazilian Girls

As one of the world’s most populous and majestic cities, Rio de Janeiro is home to over six million residents, and about a quarter of them live in favelas, low-income neighborhoods improvised from former shanty towns. The favelas are a reminder of the deep issues of inequality in Brazil; these are poor communities where Brazilian…