PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 28, 2017) (REUTERS) – The iconic Eiffel Tower, the world’s most visited monument, celebrated on Thursday (September 28) 300 million visitors since it opened to the public in 1889. Continue reading
What was an abandoned grain silo is now the largest museum of contemporary African art in Africa. Continue reading
A traditional staple meal made from maize or sorghum and consumed widely across Africa in different forms, Pap is being sold in Nigeria in a labelled, convenient pack with a guarantee that it is hygienically prepared and fit for export. Entrepreneur Ijeoma Ndukwe has big plans to take this simple porridge to Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population with an insatiable taste for home, and while it is not too different from what people have consumed for generations, Ndukwe says her business plan offers a more ‘complete package’.
Revellers at London’s Notting Hill Carnival enjoyed a second day of festivities on Monday as the sun came out for the last day of Europe’s biggest street party. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 27, 2017) (BBC) -One of London’s most colourful and noisy events – a weekend carnival to celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture – started on Sunday (August 27) with an opening ceremony that paid tribute to the victims of Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading
The body of experienced Swiss climber Ueli Steck is brought by helicopter to the morgue at T.U. Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, after he died while preparing to climb Mount Everest.
Yusufu Mbaziira founded a bicycle courier inside his small town, Kasubi, a Kampala suburb in 2002. He hopes that the courier service can empower the riders financially, while helping to produce world class cyclists. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
Tupac fans line up to buy merchandise featuring the late rapper and eat food at a pop-up cafe derived from his 20-year-old notes on an anticipated restaurant.
In London, Nigerian born entrepreneur Tomi Makanjuola has been leading the vegan rise in popularity among Africans living in the city, offering healthier and meatless dishes, packed with flavours.
Contenders for wipeout of the year award