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Cultural Appropriation: Should Western Brands Use African Prints?

What is Cultural Appropriation?  According to the Cambridge dictionary, it is ‘the act of taking or using things

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The Precious African Nut: Kola Nut

Kola nut is native to West Africa though it has found its way to so many other countries. In many West African cultures, it is chewed and it is believed to restore vitality and ease hunger pangs. Kola nuts are an important part of the traditional spiritual practice of many cultures and religion in West Africa, particularly Nigeria. 

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8 Ways Women Can Make Money From Home

Before I highlight a number of ways women can make money from home, I will tell you this for free, being a career woman is not a walk in the park which is why when a husband and a baby or two join the mix, women most often times resign from their day jobs to take on the role of being full time housewives….

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20 Christmas Gift ideas for Him

Wondering about amazing Christmas gift ideas for your partner, son, brother, uncle or even grandpa? And aren’t you just tired of buying the regular cuff-links, undershirts, perfumes and monogrammed towels?


You will admit that they have become quite played out.
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The Gentrification of Lagos Island

Lagos Island is like a gold mine being sat on. It can be the focal point for promoting our history and culture, raking in major revenue through tourism for the government and private sector; this can be a plausible solution to the Naira hyper inflation…


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Health Benefits of Hibiscus drink (zobo)

The hibiscus drink has awesome and unbelievable benefits. Hibiscus plants grow in warm and tropical areas and are renowned for their trumpet like flowers. When dried, certain parts of the plant can be used to make beverages that can either be drank warm or cold. 


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African-Caribbean Links: Is it just about skin colour?

I came across an interesting forum discussion a while ago where the theme of the discussion was a university students’ social group that was supposed to bring together African and Caribbean students. One commentator started a fierce debate by suggesting that any link between Africans and Afro-Caribbean was based on race and skin colour only.

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Interesting Facts About Ethiopia

Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia until the 20th century is a landlock country located in the Horn of Africa, northeast Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. Ethiopia falls in the category of the most populous landlock country in the world and the second-most populated nation in Africa with over 90 million inhabitants. Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world.

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The African Talking Drum

A talking drum is an ancient hourglass shaped African instrument. It is created by the Yoruba people of Nigeria and the Ashanti people of Ghana . It is also called a “waisted” drum because it has an hourglass shape with a “waist” in the middle. 

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Some Ghanaian Customs And Etiquette

Here are some interesting facts about Ghanaian customs are etiquette; 

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