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Nigerian Artist Wins $50,000 Nefertiti Prize at AU-Sponsored Boma of Africa Festival

The Nigerian artist Vincent Kolo has been awarded the $50,000 Nefertiti Grand Prize for Creativity…

Mowalola Ogunlesi Named Design Director of Kanye West’s Yeezy Gap Collaboration

Twenty-five-year-old Nigerian-British designer Mowalola Ogunlesi has been named Design Director of Yeezy’s collaboration with Gap.…

Apple Music Launches Africa Rising Program to Discover African Music Talents

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) — Music and video streaming service Apple Music has launched…

Actress Beverly Naya Shines a Light on Colorism in Netflix Documentary

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) — To explore colorism in Africa, British-Nigerian actress Beverly Naya…

Comedian Josh2funny Is Getting a Lot of Love on TikTok with the #Don’tLeaveMe Challenge

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) — Celebrities like basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo are using puns…

Chude Jideonwo Announces N1M Nigeria Prize for Difference and Diversity, for Young People Creating Safe Spaces

Media entrepreneur Chude Jideonwo has announced a new self-funded award called The Nigeria Prize for…

Burna Boy Wins Second Consecutive BET Award for Best International Act. See All the Winners

The winners of the BET Awards, which honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports, were…

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Victor Osimhen Wins Marc-Vivien Foe Prize for Best African Footballer in Ligue 1

Press release by RFI & FRANCE24 Lille’s (LOSC) Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen won the Marc-Vivien…

Nigerian Photographer Reimagines ’70s Yoruba Fashion

The Nigerian photographer Oye Diran has brought back ’70s Yoruba fashion in a new series…

In Narrating Serengeti, Lupita Wanted to Diversify Wildlife Docuseries

Last year, Lupita Nyong’o signed on to narrate Discovery Channels’s six-part wildlife docuseries Serengeti. Directed…