Africa

African Union’s New Passport Would Make Travel On The Continent Easier For Africans

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A new electronic African Union passport is set to make travel on the continent much easier for Africans. Currently, Africans are required to have Visas for over half of the countries on the continent. Only 13 of those countries allow other Africans to enter without...

Modern African Women Pay Tribute To Their Ancestors In Stunning Photo Series

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Photographer Joana Choumali realized upon her grandmother’s passing just how much of her story had gone with her. She decided soon afterwards to embark on a project that would document young, contemporary African women and their relationships to past generations. Through the photos, Choumali not...

Ghanaian Artist Reimagines Black Celebrities In Traditional African Dress And Its Pretty Awesome

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When 26 year old Ghanaian New York Artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah witnessed a friend being teased by a group of men for wearing kente cloth, he decided it could be an opportunity to educate. “I figured something must be done to change the perspective of people...

Report: Ethiopia In “Strong Position” To End AIDS By 2030

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HIV/AIDS is a major pandemic in many parts of Africa but one country on the continent is making huge strides to eradicate the disease. According to the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (HAPCO), Ethiopia plans to prevent up to 80,000 new cases of HIV...

Beverly Bond Launches BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AFRICA

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Beverly Bond’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK organization has not only empowered girls in New York City, but also around the globe via BET’s yearly award celebration. Now, the famous DJ is taking her movement to the Motherland. Bond announced the new initiative during the BET’s inaugural BET Experience Africa...