Entertainment 

EMBRACING CULTURE DIVERSITY

Culture is that which shapes us; it shapes our identity and influences our behavior. Culture is our “way of being,” more specifically, it refers to the shared language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and material objects that are passed down from one generation to the next. Culture changes with time. What is diversity? The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. It’s about empowering people by respecting and… Read More
Entertainment Ratings World 

THE SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF AFRICA

Africa is best described as a home of natural wonders. It currently holds the number one wonder of all the ancient wonders of the world i.e. The Great Pyramid of Giza in Cairo, Egypt. The seven natural wonders of Africa were declared on the 11th of February in the year 2013. Experts from around the world gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, and voted for only seven out of many natural wonders that Africa has to offer. The following are the seven… Read More
Entertainment 

A WALK IN ZANZIBAR

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
Entertainment 

GRATITUDE IS A MUST

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
Entertainment Movies 

THE TOP TEN HIGHEST-GROSSING NIGERIAN MOVIES OF ALL TIME

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
Entertainment Music 

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
Music 

BIGGATON’S “SELFIE” IS WHAT YOU ARE MISSING OUT

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
Gossip and vibes 

Tributes pour in for SA arts doyenne, Moonyeen Lee

By IOL Reporter 22h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare Durban – Tributes have been pouring in on social media following news of the death of SA casting director and agent, Moonyeenn Lee.   On Sunday, Lee’s company Moonyeenn Lee Associates, announced that she passed away on Saturday morning in Johannesburg. Her death was due to complications caused by the coronavirus. “My four-decade association with Moonyeenn started with my first film and endured through the years to include major productions on… Read More
Entertainment 

TOXIC RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships evolve. They change and they grow. Sometimes they crash and they burn. We never know how things will look when each other’s less adorable, kind of awful habits start to show themselves publicly, or under the influence of alcohol or in-laws. Some relationships are all shades of wrong from the outset (‘Baby you’re so beautiful. You’re the image of my ex. See? My ex used to take me out every week, can you do that?) Some start off with… Read More