Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. The word Zanzibar came from Arabic zanjibār (زنجبار ), which is in turn from Persian zangbâr (زنگبار ), a compound of Zang (زنگ , “black”) + bâr (بار , “coast”). The name is one of several toponyms sharing similar etymologies, ultimately meaning “land of the blacks” or similar meanings, in reference to the dark skin of the inhabitants. Although it is officially part of the East African country, in almost all aspects—politics,… Read More


WHAT IS GRATITUDE? The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. However, it’s easy to be ungrateful these days, isn’t it? It’s easy to want things we don’t have. In fact, I’d even go as far as saying it’s stitched into the very material of our society. Everywhere we turn, we are reminded of the fact of how little we do have rather than how much we have to be grateful for. In a… Read More
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Did you know? Nollywood is a multi-billion dollar film industry with an average production volume of about 50 movies every week. In 2009, Nollywood had outranked Hollywood to become the second largest film industry by volume after Bollywood. Nollywood is also the second largest employer in Nigeria after the agricultural sector. The number of people it employs are estimated to be over a million. What is Nollywood? As far as history is concerned, the term Nollywood was firstly used by… Read More
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Mayorkun – Betty Butter feat Davido

  Betty butter is a currently trending Afro-beat song by Mayorkun (a Nigerian singer, songwriter, pianist and comedian) who featured an all time African favorite musician, Davido. Mayorkun was discovered and signed with Davido’s music label after he released a cover of Davido’s “The money” single. He admits to have spent a lot of time perfecting Betty butter so as to get everything to sit right in the mix. Betty butter is now the second most played song in Nigeria… Read More


Biography  Kevin Roye is a Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall artist popularly known as Biggaton. He grew up in Mandeville (the capital and largest town in the county of Middlesex, Jamaica) where he attended school and later on gained a scholarship to study at Holmwood Technical High School which is in Christiana (a town in Jamaica). Biggaton’s life was and is utterly immersed in music. He at one point in time was suspended from school because he wouldn’t stop deejaying. He began his… Read More

Why celebrities keep quoting Louis Farrakhan — despite his anti-Semitism | JTA

Why celebrities keep quoting Louis Farrakhan — despite his anti-Semitism | JTA | clevelandjewishnews.com We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. For any issues, contact webinfo@cjn.org or call 216-454-8300. Source link Read More

Black kids more likely to die after surgery than white kids

Even among apparently healthy children, Black patients are almost three and a half times more likely to die within a month after surgery than white patients, according to a new study published in Pediatrics on Monday. While previous research has explored racial disparities in surgical outcomes between adult patients, researchers in Monday’s study focused specifically on healthy children. In adults, those differences are often attributed to other overlapping health conditions or risks. But even when children had no underlying… Read More

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks Closes First Ever Middle East And North Africa Network Distribution Deal

This first deal between Entertainment Studios Networks and SAWA Rights Management is part of an overall arrangement that will soon extend to other Middle East nations, including: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Tunis, Algeria, Morocco, and their respective territories, possessions, and commonwealths. Allen’s lifestyle networks add thousands of hours of entertaining content that is culturally friendly across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Focusing on travel, automotive, culinary, pets, comedy, celebrity entertainment,… Read More

Meghan Markle pays lip service to a movement which ‘ignores black on black violence’

Alice Spring Councillor Jacinta price says Meghan Markle, in her recent video-post decrying racism, came across as another woke celebrity paying lip service to a movement which “completely and utterly ignores black on black violence in the US.” “I’d like to see Meghan get off her high-horse and go down to some of the ghetto’s and ask the African-American’s there what life is like for them,” Ms Price told Sky News, “You have to ask the question: why is… Read More