Portraits

#MCM With: “I was born a crime” Trevor Noah…

“I was born a crime” is one of Trevor Noah’s jokes about him being a product of an interracial marriage. Born of a black South African mother and a Swiss father in a country that only emerged from the darkness of apartheid two decades ago.  Noah’s one man show, The Racist, blends comedy with social […]

Maischna meets Aline-Gislaine Nimbona

“No one said it is going to be easy but i am on my feet again” A clear statement from Aline-Gislaine nimbona, born in Rwanda and raised in Senegal. After studying and working in Germany for 12 years, Aline N. decided to move back home and follow her passion to set up her own business […]

Afrikanischen Märchen aus Kamerun professionell aufgearbeitet.

Pa Toroki, The heavenly banquet In jeder Gesellschaft spielt die Erzählung von Märchen eine sehr wichtige Rolle in der alltäglichen Kommunikation zwischen den Generationen. Durch das Erzählen von Märchen wurden von jeher versteckte Botschaften und Ratschläge an die weiter gegeben, die bereit waren zuzuhören. In Afrika aufzuwachsen war für den Autor die einmalige Gelegenheit, dort […]

Sparkle Als You Dazzle

The Real Africa” Campaign owas published on February 13th 2014 via CNN. Ithaca College African Students Association Fights Stereotypes about Africa “Africa is not a country” is not a new concept, but this statement and others have possibly never found such beautiful representation than the work of Ithaca College African Students Association and their campaign […]

Make Africa your next beach destination.

When was your last beach vacation? Have you ever thought about making Africa your next beach destination? Let me help you with that! Join me to discover some of the beast beaches in Africa. It doesn’t really matter whether you are a swimmer,  a surfer,  a friend of sea animals, a deep diver, on your […]

THINK

There is no continent more blessed with striking beauty and diversity than the African Motherland. And it was from this physical and genetic diversity that allowed Africans to parent the rest of humanity. Indigenous Africa is testimony to the full spectrum, of skin tones, hair textures, rich religious and cultural practices. However, all this diversity […]

Voila..

The Real Africa” Campaign owas published on February 13th 2014 via CNN. Ithaca College African Students Association Fights Stereotypes about Africa “Africa is not a country” is not a new concept, but this statement and others have possibly never found such beautiful representation than the work of Ithaca College African Students Association and their campaign […]

Veye Tatah, die Frau hinter dem Namen Africa

Pünktlich zum Weltfrauentag 2013 wollen wir unseren Lesern eine ganz besondere Frau vorstellen. Veye Tatah ist Mitgründerin des seit 1998 eingetragenen, gemeinnützigen Vereins Africa Positive. Hier beschäftigt man sich besonders mit der wirksamen Integration afrikanischer Migrantinnen und Migranten in die deutsche Gesellschaft. Dazu ist Frau Tatah noch Herausgeberin eines Magazins gleichen Namens. Weltweit wird der […]

Bernice Ekoula: Turning passion into a business

  At 22, Bernice Ekoula designs jewelry and already owns her own E-shop, “33:3”, pronounced thirthy-three-three. “I started off by designing just for friends,” she says. Today Bernice owns her own online shop where she offers a variety of accessories “for you” meaning “first come first served”. As she explains, this is because each piece […]