African Architect Creates Stunning Summer Pavilion for London’s Serpentine Gallery

London’s Kensington Gardens has hosted an architectural exhibition every year since 2000, but this year’s installation is a landmark occasion. It marks the first time that an African architect has designed a structure for the Serpentine Pavilion. Considered a centerpiece of London’s cultural summer season, being selected for the Serpentine Pavilion exhibition is a rare…

EU Fines Google $2.7B for Promoting Its Own Services through Search Results

In a move that shows governments may be finally willing to stand up against the Internet giant, the European Union’s Antitrust Commission recently announced that it has fined Google 2.42 billion euros ($2.7 billion USD) for violating the EU’s antitrust laws. As the world’s most-used search engine, Google is alleged to have used its dominance…

Mo Abudu: The Face of Modern African Media

In July of 2013, British-born Nigerian talk show host Mo Abudu debuted EbonyLife Television, a multi-media venture into modern African entertainment and news. After spending years working in talk television, Abudu expanded her horizons to create a media platform that showcases “Africa at it’s best,” or, as Abudu herself describes it, “Africa’s Africa.” Little did…