My Africa Is getting our banlge on!

My Africa Is getting our banlge on!

37thstate:

Lupita N’yongo to Star in or Direct an Adaptation of Chimamanda’s Americanah? The writer drops a major teaser in this interview

My Africa Is collaboration!

myafricais:

My Africa Is talks SAPE with Photographer Hector Mediavilla

“The Sape Movement is also very complex, there are many Sapeurs with different visions of things, the approach of some of these photographers who have worked this subject, doesn’t interest me, some people just try to show them as freaks, and that is not my interest.”

Full post here

Just in case you didn’t see it the first round, check out our new revamped interview with Hector Mediavilla!

afrikanwomen:

Somalia appoints first woman foreign minister
Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Said announced on Sunday the members of his new government and for the first time of the country’s history, a woman has been named as Foreign Minister.
“After long discussions and consultations, I have named my cabinet which consists of only 10 members. Among them is a female foreign affairs minister for the first time in Somali history” said the prime minister.
Mrs Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Adan, who hails from the self-declared independent state of Somaliland commented on her nomination by pointing out its historical aspect: “My nomination as the Foreign Minister is historic for the Somali country and particularly for the women of Somalia. It turns a new page for the political situation of our country and will lead to success and prosperity,” she said.
Another woman, Maryan Qasim Ahmed, has been appointed Minister of Development and Social affairs, after previously serving as Women’s Minister.
(—source)

My Africa Is breaking barriers

afrikanwomen:

Somalia appoints first woman foreign minister

Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon Said announced on Sunday the members of his new government and for the first time of the country’s history, a woman has been named as Foreign Minister.

“After long discussions and consultations, I have named my cabinet which consists of only 10 members. Among them is a female foreign affairs minister for the first time in Somali history” said the prime minister.

Mrs Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Adan, who hails from the self-declared independent state of Somaliland commented on her nomination by pointing out its historical aspect: “My nomination as the Foreign Minister is historic for the Somali country and particularly for the women of Somalia. It turns a new page for the political situation of our country and will lead to success and prosperity,” she said.

Another woman, Maryan Qasim Ahmed, has been appointed Minister of Development and Social affairs, after previously serving as Women’s Minister.

(—source)

My Africa Is breaking barriers

37thstate:

Nigerians Abroad

Interesting reality show featuring Nigerians in Los Angeles. Have to admit we were skeptical but this is not bad at all

Source: Bellanaija.com

My Africa Is another great webseries. 

“Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has expressed his profound sadness at the passing today of Dr Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, former President of Sierra Leone. Dr Kabbah was 82.” more here
Rest in Peace

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has expressed his profound sadness at the passing today of Dr Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, former President of Sierra Leone. Dr Kabbah was 82.” more here

Rest in Peace

HELP GET KAWUNA TO SOUTH AFRICA!

from director Kemiyondo Coutinho

Dear friends and family,
As some of you may knowm my one-woman show about HIV positive women in Uganda, Kawuna…you’re it! , has been invited to be a part of National Arts Festival in South Africa. Whilst I can’t announce publicly that I am part of the main program till the festival makes their public announcement, I wanted to share with you this great news! 
I first attended this festival as a student 8 years ago and now I get to be a part of the main program in the second largest festival in the world! This will be the first Ugandan show to ever be a part of the main program at this festival. I am beyond delighted and humbled by the support I have received thus far towards taking this special project there. 
Whilst the festival covers accommodation, meals, space and advertising they do not cover international travel costs and production costs (sound, lighting, costume, director salary and props) . I am fundraising to cover these expenses so that I am indeed able to take this show across the ocean to South Africa! I have a fundraising page that I invite you to please look at and if you are in the position to, make a donation of any kind. I am currently at 40% of my goal with 3 weeks left till my deadline! I am confident with your help, I can meet this goal and share these voices and stories internationally. I will be filming this show and every contributor will receive a copy of the recording! 
If you are not in a position to donate, I certainly understand and hope that you can share my indiegogo page with 5 people who you think would be interested in supporting a project like this one. The goal is to get as many people involved as possible!
I look forward to sharing this work and I thank you for your previous support on projects before this. I couldn’t have got here without you.
Much Love,
Kemi

numbla:

MUSIC VIDEO FROM BACK IN THE DAY!!!!

Onyeka Onwenu & King Sunny Ade : Wait for me


now this is LOVE MUSIC!

My Africa Is throwback Thursday!

immigrantslenz:

An African City - Epiode 1. It would be coming out this and every Sunday

"An African City tells the story of five beautiful and successful women who confide in one another about their love-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a 21st century woman in Africa"

Must-see webseries alert!

My Africa Is definitely watching!

My Africa Is talks SAPE with Photographer Hector Mediavilla

“The Sape Movement is also very complex, there are many Sapeurs with different visions of things, the approach of some of these photographers who have worked this subject, doesn’t interest me, some people just try to show them as freaks, and that is not my interest.”

Full post here