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14 Dec 2015
A true art gem situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, the Banana Hill Art Gallery exhibits a superb selection of beautiful African contemporary artwork and has showcased over 70 artists and sculptors principally from Kenya and East Africa. The gallery displays a variety of stunning and vibrant paintings and a few sculptures illustrating a range…
3 Dec 2015
Remember Chinua Achebe's quote to define Chimamanda? " Adichie came almost fully made ". I totally agree with this and with the new book 'We Should All Be Feminists' only reinstates the fact that she is a blessing to the African literary community and beyond. After a TEDX talk in 2013, the text was birthed, in…
3 Dec 2015
In our everyday lives changes occur, either good or bad the world keeps evolving. Growth or development occur even when people try to hold on to the past. There’s not much we can do about people that keep remembering the way things used to be – the traditions and cultures that change is blowing away.…
2 Dec 2015
Over the next four weeks,  you’re going to hear a lot about #AWCABIG60  till the end of the year, simply because there is a lineup of entertaining events, we believe you should be a part of. This year’s #AWCABIG60 takes the cultural import and export, physically through crates, containers, textures; visually through images and conceptually…
17 Nov 2015
Otobong Nkanga has emerged winner of the 2015 Yanghyun Foundation Artist Award in Seoul, Korea. Ms Nkanga is the first African recipient of the prestigious award. Nkanga was born in Kano, Nigeria in 1974. She studied at OAU, Nigeria, State, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris, and the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, and…
13 Oct 2015
Poetry is one of the deepest forms of Literature, the deepest of emotions are conveyed in words, the meaning of the words surpass time and space, they truly last forever. Wole Soyinka is one of the greatest forces to reckon with in Literature. The poem was written some time before Nigeria gained independence, that should…
15 Sep 2015
The long list for the Man Booker Prize already had our own Chigozie Obioma and it was a great honour to have him on that list, the short list was announced today at a press conference in London. He made it and he is part of six authors to be shortlisted. The short list below;…
10 Sep 2015
To celebrate the life and work of WB Yeats, Ireland's best known artists and performers were told to respond to the poet's work. Yes poetry lovers, I have you in mind as I cull this poem. The poem by Margaret Atwood Because We Love Bare Hills And Stunted Trees by Margaret Atwood Because we love…
12 Aug 2015
I know! I know!! People don’t like to read anymore, but I just had to bring this poem to you. It’s one of my favourites from John Donne. Before you go into it, don’t just read what you want to see, because that’s how people read these days. Read like you are reading to get…
10 Aug 2015
Portrait and Fine Art photographer, Kadara Enyeasi, takes the intangible element of mood to express his feelings in half current. Half current the exhibition, is a photography, interactive video and light installation which features a collection of 12 photographs, that are monochrome, ‘jarring’, layered and complex in mood. The installation opens 6pm on Saturday the…
5 Aug 2015
Here is the last episode and definitely not the least of our time at AWCA. We hope you enjoy this last episode, it is  a wrap of the panel discussion at AWCA. It's so sad, right? But definitely interesting and intriguing. We continue with Tola Akerele of Bogobiri, used to work in finance, what was…
4 Aug 2015
So I wake up this fine morning, it's Friday and I am just very happy to see the end of this day. My enemies were not going to have it, I come out of my house by 6:15 am and who do I see standing outside my gate? Abraham! Yes Abraham! The same Abraham that…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Many stories have been told about Nigeria’s culture and lifestyle. As home to millions of diverse people, Nigeria is very broad in terms of its climate, geography, vegetation, ethnicity, language, culture, and religion. Yet even with the underlying divisions that cut across Nigeria, there is one particular street food that serves as a string of…
1 day ago
Brittle Paper has shared its 100 notable African books of 2022 list.
2 days ago
As Afrobeats continues to expand to farther regions and attain more heights, Nigerian acts continue to innovate with the sound and emerge with different pockets of sounds or sub-genres as hypnotising as the umbrella sound. Tobby Telly is one of these ambitious acts, forging a new path with African music that is notedly different yet…
2 days ago
Leading drama and live show outfit known as Performing Arts Workshop and Studios (PAWS), Nigeria, has packaged this year’s edition of Abuja Fringe Festivals.
2 days ago
Winner, of The Mic Africa season 1, Ifeanyi Ibegbunam, known as Fecko has become the first Nigerian rapper to perform in the metaverse.

Music

4 days ago
FAME Studios, producers of The Voice Nigeria Season 4, has announced the show will premiere on Saturday, 24 December 2022 on DSTV, Airtel TV, Startimes, Views Channel, TVC, and Youtube. The Producers have also revealed Niyola, Praiz, Naeto C and Waje as the coaches of The Voice Nigeria Season 4. This year, talents can look…
3 Dec
The ever-evolving nature of music is one of its most intriguing aspects. No two songs are precisely alike, and even those that sound the most alike will have a few minor variations. As a result, there is constantly something new to learn and enjoy in the music. This constant, ongoing change requires music artists, producers,…
3 Dec
If there is anything to be thankful for right now within the Nigerian music scene, it is the recent surge in the number of female newcomers. When Ugochi Onuoha stepped into the limelight in 2020 with her debut self-titled EP
3 Dec
The 2022 edition of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards will hold today December 3, in Owerri, Imo State. However, when the award of the category of ‘Best Soundtrack’ is to be handed out,
1 Dec
Gospel music minister, Paul Tomisin, is back with a single entitled, 'Adura', a Yoruba word for prayer, to give believers access to the work Jesus Christ finished for them on the Cross of Calvary.

Film

3 days ago
Amazon Prime Video's new family drama, Riches, follows the lives of the British-Nigerian family as they navigate their way in building and sustaining a global beauty empire. The show explores themes of black excellence, beauty, entrepreneurship, and a Nigerian family in the diaspora. Created by Abby Ajayi (How To Get Away with Murder, Inventing Anna),…
3 Dec
The Africa Film Academy (AFA), organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs), has unveiled plans and activities ahead of the 19th edition of the continental film award. The plans and activities were unveiled
29 Nov
Whoopi Goldberg is prepared to grace the screen with Keke Palmer with the new film 'Siter Act 3'. Whoopi said last month that she would love to have talents like Keke Palmer, Lizzo, and Nicki Minaj co-star in Sister Act 3, which is currently in production at Disney+. And Keke is overjoyed with the Oscar…
29 Nov
Through interactions with Deadpool on social media, Loki's Miss Minutes teased fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hey there @Deadpool Love, Miss Minutes," said the tweet from Miss Minutes, a representative of Loki, on her official Twitter account. This post, which garnered over 10,000 likes, sparked rumours that Wade Wilson might have a relationship with…
28 Nov
O Yeong-su, from the famous Squid Game on Netflix, has been accused of sexual misconduct in Seoul, South Korea. The 78-year-old Golden Globe winner was accused without being detained on, according to the Suwon District Prosecutors Office, following allegations that he illegally touched a lady in 2017. According to Yonhap, the woman initially filed the…