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Africa Now Mainstage Concert

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Africa Now! Descends on the Apollo Theater [REVIEW]

The influence of Africa and its culture are everywhere you look. Look no further than…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] ‘An African City’ Gives Ghana Its Own ‘Girlfriends’

A new Internet series has made a splash, and it’s frequently described as Africa’s answer…

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[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Akon Lights Up the Motherland

Akon has seen the light—and in more ways than one. For starters, the hit-making musician…

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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] Terror in Kenya: Whose Frankenstein?

Al Shabab’s attack of the Westgate mall in Kenya had the single goal of creating…

Africa-America Institute Celebrates 60 Years [PHOTOS]

It’s a rare occasion when leaders of nations come together and speak about their corners…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Is African Media Coverage Fair and Balanced?

Just two days before the heinous terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya, media leaders, journalists and…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Big Brother Africa

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