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Manchester Twins Who Were Set To Train As Doctors, Now In Syria ‘Training To Be Killers’

07/10/2014 04:40:36 AM

Source: Twins Salma and Zahra Halane left their parents’ home in middle of night They then caught a flight to Turkey, before crossing the border to Syria Sisters appeared to be typical teenagers, pouting for selfies ...

#WorldCup2014: Epic Humiliation For Brazil

07/08/2014 17:17:05 PM

Source: World cup 2014 hosts Brazil suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in the game’s history as Germany scored five times in the first half in reaching the final. Four of the 5 first goals where scored ...

Eddie Murphy Poised For Return To Form

07/07/2014 09:46:11 AM

Source: It felt like decades since Eddie Murphy appeared in a truly noteworthy film. Perhaps it’s the fact that the one-time Raw comedian has mostly focused on family movies since the turn of the millennium. Or ...

London Based Nigerian Fraudster Fizzy Jailed For ‘£30m’ Lottery Scam

07/04/2014 09:47:24 AM

Source: A fraudster, named “Fizzy” because of his love for champagne, has been jailed for conning people out of their life savings with a bogus lottery scam. Frank Onyeachonam, 38, of Canning Town, east Londo ...

LUPITA NYONG’O: 10 Top Fashion Styles We Love And Why

07/01/2014 18:05:42 PM

Source: “LUPITA NYONG’O: 10 Top Fashion Styles We Love And Why” was written by Fashionista Musa for our May/June digital issue. Since shooting to fame, the Mexican-born Kenyan actress has been making waves ...

Let’s Try Something Different: NAKED!

07/01/2014 06:49:27 AM

Source: This article was written for our May/June digital issue by Edwige Moussougan. Below is how the company describe it’s products is described. Everybody wants to look good NAKED! Far from a group of boring ...

Long Feet Boutique For Women With Large Feet

06/30/2014 18:02:06 PM

Source: When it comes to women and the size of their feet, some have them small while others have them long/large. Most boutique stock female shoes not above UK size 7.5, US size 10 or European size 41. For women ...

Ade Bakare Couture

06/30/2014 17:26:39 PM

Source: Ade Bakare Couture article written by Fashionista Musa for our May/June digital issue. Read more at source:

Beyoncé tops Forbes most powerful celebrities list beats Jay Z & Dr Dre

06/30/2014 16:19:30 PM

Source: Forbes has released its annual Celebrity 100 list and Beyoncé rules supreme as queen of the powerful. The ‘who runs the world’ singer and mother of one is number on the magazines list, beating husb ...

Global Citizenship & Resource Coordination In A Globalised World

06/29/2014 14:09:50 PM

Source: Our world is morphing from a collection of countries to global citizenship. The best proof of that is a close look at industry. Business is stretching itself to reach customers and clients all over the planet. ...

Hero Ricky Osagie Receives Standing Ovation As He Is Laid To Rest

06/28/2014 16:14:26 PM

Source: A standing ovation lasting several minutes filled a Dublin church at the removal service of hero schoolboy Ricky Osagie. The entire congregation at St Patrick’s Church in Corduff rose to their feet and ...

New Debit Card Aimed At UK’s African Caribbean Communities Is Launched

06/27/2014 05:47:28 AM

Source: CaribDirect and credEcardplus are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative product set to revolutionise how UK’s African Caribbean Community, not only support families in the Caribbean, but do business ...

From Genocide to African Catwalks – How Rwandan Women are Building their Lives and the Fashion Industry

06/26/2014 16:09:00 PM

Source: Before Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Salaam Uwamariya’s husband, a professor, was the family breadwinner, providing for her and their eight children. Uwamariya sold vegetables at a nearby market to supplement ...

Gearing Up For Winter Weather With Warm Footwear

06/25/2014 14:39:15 PM

Source: Being prepared for cold winter weather does not mean that people must sacrifice their personal fashion styles. When they want to keep their feet warm without wearing clunky and unsightly boots, people can ...

Revealed: Lupita Nyong’o’s First Campaign For Lancôme

06/25/2014 03:55:53 AM

Source: Lupita Nyongo’s first ad for French cosmetic giant, Lancôme has been revealed. The current most beautiful woman in the world according to People Magazine was looking stunning and flawless as she promotes ...

Tickets On Sale For Africa Fashion Week London

06/24/2014 08:19:43 AM

Source: Africa Fashion Week London tickets are now on sale for this year’s event, which will be held on from Friday 8 to Saturday 9 August at the Olympia Kensington. Brush shoulders with the world’s fashion elite ...

Transform Your Look With Hair Extensions

06/23/2014 17:43:40 PM

Source: Hair extensions can completely transform your look, allowing you to enjoy an instant beauty upgrade. There are many types of hair extensions available, and choosing the right one will give you the look you ...

Getting Married And Staying Married

06/23/2014 10:10:13 AM

Source: This article is part of our May/June digital issue. The article is about the importance of Getting Married and Staying Married and it was a message in a seminar that was given by ENOMFON NTEFON in London. ...

Deizi Events With Faith Kelejaiye

06/23/2014 07:43:24 AM

Source: This article is a part of our May/June digital issue and it features Deizi Events. Deizi Events is UK based event planning and management agency. You can check them out at Read more at source: ...

5 Elegant & Chic Evening Dresses For Plus Size Women

06/23/2014 03:31:09 AM

Source: This article was written by Fashionista Musa for our May/June digital issue and shows 5 ways in which plus size women can dress for an evening outing. Read more at source:

ISSOSY OCCASION: A New Melody for Flower Girls and Page Boys

06/22/2014 08:13:19 AM

Source: This article is part of our May/June digital issue. Check out IsossyOccasion to purchase or view all their collections. Read more at source:

Afro Hair Care In Europe: A Guide To 12 Cities

06/22/2014 07:57:10 AM

Source: This article was written by Fashionista Musa for our May/June digital issue and gives a guide on the various places you can find Afro hair care salons and shops across 12 European cities. All the photos used ...

7 Days Left For Twenty Journey’s Kickstarter Campaign

06/19/2014 11:01:08 AM

Source: There are only seven days left to pledge your support on Kickstarter for Twenty Journey, which will see three photographers document a four-month trip across South Africa in a campervan. To raise the necessary ...

Lupita Nyong’o Covers Vogue USA

06/19/2014 10:38:08 AM

Source: Oscar Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is the cover girl of VOGUE USA July issue. Lupita shot to fame after playing Patsey, a slave in Steve McQueen’s film, “12 Years A Slave”. Since th

IMAN: Beauty From The Inside Out

06/19/2014 07:19:06 AM

Source: Article written by Sanchez Nelson for our Digital Issue and talks about black women and the struggles in finding the right makeup for the right skin tone. In the piece, Sanchez writes about how she discovered ...

Deciphering Diamonds: What Does The Cut Of A Diamond Say About Its Wearer?

06/19/2014 04:56:43 AM

Source: Deciphering Diamonds: What Does the Cut of a Diamond Say About its Wearer? There is no question that a wedding band is a reflection of one’s unique taste and creative personality. Many women are unaware ...

Pay Less And Dress More In 5 Easy Steps

06/18/2014 17:37:27 PM

Source: This article was written by Fashionista Musa as part of our May/June Digital issue. The photos were taken by Gloria at Hepwrights Original in Bedford Place, Southampton. Clothing was also supplied by Hepwrights ...

Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Nelson Natural Hair Look

06/18/2014 05:46:20 AM

Source: This article is part of our May/June digital issue. The actress, Yvonne Nelson is a Ghanaian actress and was born on November 12, 1985. She is an actress, model, film producer and an entrepreneur. The former ...

“I Can’t Be With Any Girl But Kim, She Turns Me On The Most’: Kanye West Reveals

06/17/2014 12:41:41 PM

Source: During a discussion at Cannes Lion Festival this morning, rapper Kanye West revealed that he can only be with his wife Kim Kardashian because she is the ‘number one woman in the world’ and the only woman ...

Bogus Nigerian Bride And Groom Jailed For Sham Wedding

06/14/2014 15:22:22 PM

Source: Nigeria-born Uzoma Onwuha paid Robert Horvath £1,000 to marry her But staff at Cardiff register office soon became suspicious of the ‘couple’ The ‘doting’ bride and groom couldn’t give ba

Start Young Global Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014: Business Mentor Of The Year

05/03/2014 04:46:49 AM

The Start Young Global Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014 took place on Friday night the 1st of May. For the business mentor of the year category, Urban Financier emerged as the winner. You will find more information about them and their organisation ...

Ernest Kouassi: No One Listened To Me Before

04/30/2014 11:27:18 AM

AfroCosmopolitan had the opportunity to talk to Ernest Kouassi, and the young entrepreneur spoke about his past mistakes and how his life has turned out for the better. Speaking about how he changed from nothing to something, the young inspirational ...

Daniel Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him: Inspires ‘We Are All Monkeys’ Anti-Racist Meme

04/28/2014 15:36:35 PM

On Sunday the 27th of April 2014, Barcelona defender Dani Alves made international headlines when he picked up and ate a racist banana that was thrown at him during his team’s match against Villareal. At the 76th minute of the match, Dani ...

Ellen Gifts $15,000 to African-American Akintunde Ahmad for Yale Fees

04/26/2014 19:09:18 PM

African-American Tunde Ahmad has had to face many obstacles to get where he is, but none stopped him from getting into the best schools in the country and accepting a spot at Yale! Ellen DeGeneres heard about his story and wanted to do something ...

First Lady of Nashville! Michelle Obama to guest star on the hit ABC drama alongside Connie Britton next month

04/24/2014 18:52:42 PM

Source: She has already made an appearance as herself on the hit comedy Parks and Recreation, in the fictional setting of Pawnee. But now, Michelle Obama, 50, is heading to Nashville, as it has been confirmed that ...

Video: Lupita Nyong’o Meets Her Beauty Icon, Alek Wek

04/24/2014 13:12:12 PM

Source: Lupita Nyongo meets her beauty icon, Alek Wek after being named People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’ woman 2014. Lupita who mentioned Alek Wek as the woman who inspired her to believe that the dream

Lupita Nyong’o Shares Baby Photo Of Herself Day After She Was Named People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman

04/24/2014 08:20:29 AM

Source: Multiple award winning actress and sweetheart of the moment, Lupita Nyong’o shares a photos of herself as a baby – a day after she was named People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’ woman in

Lupita Nyong’o Named People‘s ‘Most Beautiful’

04/24/2014 02:25:12 AM

Source: Mexican-born Kenyan actress, multiple award winner and “12 Years A Slave” star actress, Lupita Nyong’o has been named People’s ‘Most Beautiful’ woman. The Lancome ambassador is

Students And Parents Petition Against Michelle Obama Speaking At Kansas High School Graduation Ceremony

04/22/2014 23:06:29 PM

Source: Having Michelle Obama speak at your high school graduation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – but students at a high school in Kansas’ capital city said they would prefer it if the first lady was not ...

Brandeis Scraps Honor for Dutch Anti-Islam Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

04/22/2014 22:22:28 PM

Source: Brandeis University in Massachusetts announced Tuesday that it had withdrawn the planned awarding of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a staunch critic of Islam and its treatment of women, after protests ...

Malaria: Tanzania’s End Game

04/22/2014 12:57:57 PM

Source: •Malaria kills 60, 000 a year in Tanzania •80% of those deaths are children under five years •Tanzania aims to halve malaria deaths by 2015 Lifelines: The End Game profiles the extraordinary work of ...

Kenya Moore Stunning In White

04/20/2014 20:22:18 PM

Source: Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) star Kenya Moore wore this beautiful white dress to the 2013 BET Awards that took place in Los Angeles in June. The reality TV star was simply stunning in this all-white, ...

Anika Noni On The Cover Of Pride Magazine April Issue

04/20/2014 13:49:30 PM

Source: Tags: Afro Pride, Anika Noni, Pride Magazine, Woman of Colour Related posts No related posts. Read more at source:

Gorgeous with Alexander McQueen’s Dramatic Royal-blue Gown

04/20/2014 10:48:29 AM

Source: This Alexander McQueen’s dramatic royal-blue gown is crafted from swathes of feather-light plissé silk-chiffon. This stunning design features an alluring cutout back, a snap-fastening belt to accentuate ...

Lupita Nyong’o Covers Marie Claire May Issue

04/19/2014 20:42:37 PM


Jourdan Dunn In Rupert Sanderson Antonio Berardi Lace-up Thigh High Boots

04/18/2014 20:55:03 PM

Source: Model Jourdan Dunn attended the Vogue Festival 2014 event wearing these antonio-berardi-fall-2014-gladiator-boots designed by Rupert Sanderson. She coordinated her style with a Louis Vuitton Resort 2014 ...

Actor Idris Elba Welcomes Son, Winston

04/18/2014 12:57:53 PM

Source: Idris Elba and his girlfriend Niyana Garth welcomed their newly born son Winston Elba to the world yesterday April 17th. This is his 2nd child. The actor shared a photo of the baby’s tiny hand gripping ...

MTV Movie Awards 2014 Red Carpet Photos

04/14/2014 20:30:04 PM

Source: The 2014 edition of the MTV Movies Awards took place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and the red carpet was well flooded by celebrities. Check out the full list of the MTV Movies Award.

MTV Movie Awards Winners: The Complete List

04/14/2014 19:23:43 PM

Source: The MTV Movie Awards took place on Sunday April 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The night kicked started with Mexican-born Kenyan actress and star of ’12 Years A Slave’ Lupita Nyong’o

The End Is In Sight For Ugandans And Ethiopians Suffering From Blindness

04/14/2014 09:01:39 AM

Source: •Groundbreaking new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, highlights the African and Asian health professionals saving their communities •This week’s episode filmed by ...

First Photos From Lagos Premiere Of Half of a Yellow Sun

04/12/2014 21:11:01 PM

Source: The Lagos premiere of the movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s best selling novel “Half of a Yellow Sun” took place in Lagos on Saturday 12 April 2014 at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria ...

Chiwetel Ejiofor In Nigeria For Half Of A Yellow Sun Premiere

04/11/2014 14:35:59 PM

Source: British-Nigerian actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor is in Nigeria to attend the Nigerian premiere of “Half of a Yellow Sun” that is scheduled to take place tomorrow at the Silverbird Galleria in Lagos. The Osc ...

Barack Obama Rescue Michelle From A Marilyn Monroe’s Moment

04/10/2014 22:33:38 PM

Source: America’s First Lady Michelle Obama almost  a major wardrobe malfunction while boarding Air Force One on a blustery morning in Texas. But luckily for Michelle, President Barack Obama was swift enough ...

Half of a Yellow Sun UK Premiere: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Stuns in Red

04/10/2014 08:35:56 AM

Source: The UK Premiere of ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ took place in London at Odeon Streatham on Tuesday April 8, 2014. The event was attended by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian writer that wrote the book ...

Beyonce Shares New Vacation Photos of Herself with Hubby Jay Z and baby Blue Ivy

04/10/2014 06:57:13 AM

Source: It’s been about a month that Beyonce’s 132-show Mrs. Carter world tour ended – and the mother of one and “Crazy in Love” singer felt it was time to take a break and have so quality tim

4 Rules For Perfect Hair From Oprah’s Stylist, Andre Walker

04/09/2014 22:05:12 PM

Source: Years and years of gracing our screen means Oprah Winfrey had had a plethora of hairstyles that most black women can think of in their lifetime. From years of hosting the Oprah Winfrey show, before the show, ...

Believe in yourself!

04/09/2014 09:59:49 AM

Source: Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale Tags: Believe in yourself!, inspie, ...

Lupita Nyong’o Looking Gorgeous & Stylish In Short Floral Dress

04/09/2014 08:37:52 AM

Source: Multiple award winner and actress of “12 Years A Slave” Lupita Nyong’o looking gorgeous and stylish in floral mini dress. The 31-year-old Mexican born actress was photographed alone and with Elle

Get Rihanna Pearl Embellished Boyfriend Jeans

04/09/2014 08:00:26 AM

Source: Rihanna wore this TU ES MON TRESOR Pearl Embellished Boyfriend Jeans to dismiss reports that she was expecting her first child. The 26-year-old singer was seen with her on and off boyfriend, Drake, after ...

The Voice Belgium: Christina Goes Live With A Whiter Shade of Pale

04/08/2014 19:16:49 PM

Source: With “A Whiter Shade of Pale” by Procol Harum –  Christina and Steph received a standing ovation from their Coach, Koen Buyse who stood up for the first time since the start of the “The Voi

wedding Photos Atiku Abubakar’s Son And Her American Bride, Dubai

04/07/2014 08:39:07 AM

Source: On Saturday April 5th 2013, the family of Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice President celebrated the wedding of their son Abba, and his American bride. The wedding took place at Conrad Hotel in Dubai ...

Introducing MC Timmy

04/07/2014 07:06:54 AM

Source: MC Timmy (Tim Odofin) is an internationally renowned master of ceremonies, compere, radio host, voice over artiste and TV presenter based in London. He can regularly be seen acting as the MC at a wide range ...

Meet the African Health Heroes Saving their Communities

04/05/2014 12:22:46 PM

Source: Monday, 7 April is World Health Day Groundbreaking new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, highlights the African and Asian health professionals saving their communities ...

Lupita Nyong’o Unveiled As Lancome Ambassadress

04/04/2014 07:46:58 AM

Source: Mexican-born Kenyan actress and the newest face in Hollywood, Lupita Nyong’o keeps on making one stride after another. The beautiful black actress who was described by the Kenyan president as ‘the pr ...

Angie Stone Gets Ready For Nationwide UK Tour

04/04/2014 07:07:23 AM

Source: Grammy-nominated R&B legend Angie Stone is set for a long-awaited six date tour across the UK this April. Backed by her full US band and supported by singer/songwriter Ms D, this is a highly-anticipated ...

Nairaland: Seun Osewa On Building Nigeria’s Most Popular Site

04/03/2014 17:14:52 PM

Source: Seun Osewa is the owner of Nairaland, the popular online forum in Nigeria. In this article that was written by Michelle Atagana and published on, Seun Osewa tells Michelle how he built Nairaland, ...

D’banj Threatens To Sue UK Daily Mail

04/01/2014 20:14:57 PM

Source: Nigerian international music superstar D’banj, has threatened to sue the UK Daily for describing him as a  ’legendary womanizer’ in an artcile that was published by the UK tabloid on 13th March

Diversity In Fashion: Is Modern Fashion Finally Embracing It?

04/01/2014 18:09:13 PM

Source: Diversity in fashion, is the modern fashion industry now embracing it? In an article written by Sarah Mower for, and titled, “Is the Fashion World Finally Embracing Diversity?” The writer to ...

5 Lessons From My Mum: Richard Branson

04/01/2014 06:40:28 AM

Source: Everyone has someone or something that inspire them to become what they are or what they want to be. Whether it is a mother, father, brother, sister, a celebrity, politician, a classmate, a friends, or an ...

Adama Paris: Cape Town And Luanda Are Overrated!

03/31/2014 19:11:45 PM

Source: Ventures Africa had a chat with Adama Paris, an African fashion designer who has also hosted big fashion shows in many countries including France. Below is what she had to say about travels round the continent. ...

17 Facts About Social Media That’ll Make Your Hair Stand On End

03/30/2014 19:07:04 PM

Source: According tothis infographic from, these are the 17 facts about Social Media that’ll make your hair stand on end. Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information ...

Photos: Iyanya In Suit N Tie

03/30/2014 18:27:56 PM

Source: Nigerian music artist, Iyanya has released some photos from his new photo shoot. In the photos, the Kukere singer was dressed in a black suit, a white long-sleeve shirt,  a bow tie, and a red boutonnière. ...

Leading Kenyan MP Says Homosexuality Is As Serious As Terrorism

03/28/2014 19:59:24 PM

Source: According to a report by Reuters, a leading Kenyan MP says homosexuality is ‘as serious as terrorism’. Aden Duale, a leader from  President Uhuru Kenyatta’s party made the comment as a response

New Music Video By Tuface Idibia – Dance In The Rain

03/28/2014 10:41:52 AM

Source: Nigerian international music artist, Tuface Idibia has released the video to his latest song, ‘Dance In The Rain’. The video was directed by Luke Biggins and released under the Hypertek Digital/960 M ...

Photo: Rita Dominic In A Traditional Bini Outfit

03/25/2014 13:05:51 PM

Source: Standing in front of a red mud house, the popular Nollwood actress was photographed wearing a traditional Bini Outfit. Rita was wearing a red strapless dress that was accessorized with red traditional Bini ...

Eyato sponsors “Fashion Designer of The Year” Award at Women4Africa 2014

03/25/2014 11:15:39 AM

Source: Atiti Sosimi launched the exclusive accessories label Eyato in January 2013 after years of designing and creating shoes, handbags and coats for herself and close friends.  Eyato means “Distinct from any ...