Bolanle Omisore

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[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Ghana Spawns HalfCasteBabies.com

Last summer, I was told unequivocally that I should bleach my skin. It was a…

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[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Nigeria Goes Backward on Gay Rights

Nigerians by and large are against homosexuality—that much can be said for sure. So when…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Motherland Media Giants

Appearances are everything, or so the saying goes, and as Africa continues its walk from…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Big Brother Africa

Big Brother Africa (the highest-rated television show on the continent) ended its run last week…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] South Africa Post-Mandela

For the fourth time in three years, 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela is…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Nigeria Legislates Against Gay Marriage, Advocacy

When then president Olusegun Obasanjo declared in 2004 that there were no homosexuals in Nigeria,…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Nigerian Healthcare Steps Up

Jumoke Akinrodoye came to the United States last year from Nigeria specifically to give birth.…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] The Agbajes Blow Up African Pop Culture

The melting pot of continental culture, made up of a mishmash of music and movies…