Category : Events

  • Photo exhibit Fri, Jan. 19 in NYC

    Posted Jan 19th, 2007 By in Art, Events, General With | Comments Off on Photo exhibit Fri, Jan. 19 in NYC

    South African Photo Exhibit “IMBIZO”by photographer Ezra Mabengeza When: Friday, January 7, 2007 Where: Lava Gina (116 av C, between 7 and 8 streets) Time: 7:30 till 10 pm $5 dollar suggested development donation

  • TED conference heads to Tanzania

    Posted Jan 18th, 2007 By in Business, Events, Film/Television, General, Travel With | Comments Off on TED conference heads to Tanzania

    One of the most influential annual conferences for technology, entertainment, and design (TED) is touching down in Africa for the first time. Though the main conference will take place in Monterey. California in March as it usually does, the smaller TEDGlobal win be hosted at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania, at the edge …

  • Somi and Fela tonight in NYC

    Posted Jan 18th, 2007 By in Events, General, Music With | Comments Off on Somi and Fela tonight in NYC
  • Africa fuels Golden Globe wins

    Posted Jan 16th, 2007 By in Events, Film/Television, General, Music With | Comments Off on Africa fuels Golden Globe wins

    Last nights Golden Globe awards solidified what newspapers have been saying for months. Africa is red hot for Hollywood filmmakers. Babel, filmed in Morocco and Tunisia, won for best film and Forest Whitaker (Platoon, Good Morning, Vietnam, The Color of Money) won the best actor award for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in …

  • This week in African style, 1/6 – 1/12/07

    Posted Jan 12th, 2007 By in Art, Charity, Events, Film/Television, General, Music, Politics, Travel With | Comments Off on This week in African style, 1/6 – 1/12/07

    • Will Smith plans to move to South Africa: • Wesley Snipes wants more Africans making films • Chris Rock vows to help Kenyans • Yale puts African art on a pedastel • DiCaprio adopts a South African girl. Thats one way to open the door to immigrants • George Clooney advocates for Darfur with …

  • Apple’s iPhone meaningless to a Masai herdsman

    Posted Jan 10th, 2007 By in Business, Charity, Events, General, Politics With | Comments Off on Apple’s iPhone meaningless to a Masai herdsman

    Yesterday Apple debuted another revolutionary product, the iPhone. It has everything anyone would need in a phone. That is unless you’re one of Kenya’s Masai herdsmen. Psfk pointed me to a great article and short film by Paul Mason on how the mobile phone industry is having an enormous economic and social impact in Africa. …

  • Oprah leads African girls to success

    Posted Jan 8th, 2007 By in Business, Events, Film/Television, General, Politics, Travel With | 2 Comments

    Over the holidays the media was abuzz when Oprah Winfrey opened her school for girls in South Africa. No stranger to charitable endeavors, this one however struck a nerve with all kinds of people. While many saw the effort as a positive one, others questioned the racial mix of the school and why Oprah chose …

  • Akon nominated for 2007 Grammy Award

    Posted Dec 7th, 2006 By in Events, Film/Television, General, Music With | Comments Off on Akon nominated for 2007 Grammy Award

    So word’s in on the 2007 Grammy Awards nominees and my boy Akon is front and center. These are the categories and which he and other African artists have been nominated in. The awards ceremony will be begin at 8pm EST on February 11, 2007 and will be shown live on CBS * African artists …

  • African diamond facts according to Russell Simmons

    Posted Dec 6th, 2006 By in Business, Charity, Events, Fashion, General, Music, Politics, Travel With | 2 Comments

    As I mentioned, yesterday I attended Russell Simmons’ press conference to reveal the results of his fact-finding Africa mission. In attendance was Russell Simmons, Dr. Ben Chavis, Kimora Lee Simmons (Russell insisted she’s still his wife), Rev. Run(Run DMC), the Dipset’s “capo” Jim Jones (again I say, WTF does he have to do with diamonds …

  • Russell Simmons returns from African trip

    Posted Dec 5th, 2006 By in Charity, Events, General, Music, Travel With | 1 Comment

    I just got back from Russell Simmons’ press conference for his fact-finding mission to Africa (Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa). All I can say is Jim Jones?!!! WTF does he have to do with anything. More of my reaction later. In the mean time read up on the blood diamond controversy and hear what LA Weekly’s …

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