FELA! (the broadway musical) makes historic arrival in Lagos, Nigeria from April 20 – 25, 2011

(Press Release) – The hit Broadway musical about the life and music of Nigerian performer and political activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is scheduled to be performed in his home town of Lagos, Nigeria making it the first Broadway show to be performed in Sub-Saharan Africa. FELA!, the landmark Broadway musical, which won three Tony Awards (Broadway’s highest honor) including Best […]

Inspiring video on Nyimbi Odero and others who coded a solution for Nigeria’s voter registration database

(CP-Africa) – Al Jazeera English has an inspiring video that features Nyimbi Odero, the man who codedNigeria’s voter registration database. A former Google employee, Nyimbi’s work saved Nigeria about $100 million by developing the software at home. The video also features the CEO of Zinox Computers. (Zinox manufactured the computers that took in the voters registration data). Though this year’s voter registration process was […]

Celebrating South African Poet, Don Mattera

On the 3rd of March 2011, 5 amazing poets will be coming together to present a heartfelt poetic tribute- event that celebrates the work of South Africa’s iconic poets, Don Mattera. Don Mattera’s Azanian Love Song, is an award winning collection of powerful poems that reflect the poet’s experiences during the 70’, 80’s and the […]

Genesis Deluxe Cinemas brings 3-D Screening to Nigeria

Genesis Deluxe Cinema Lagos recently became the first cinema to bring 3D movie to Nigeria and the West Africa sub region as the Cinema situated in Lekki, Lagos recently unveiled the 3D experience to a select few with  Green Hornet, the blockbuster action comedy starring Seth Hogan and Cameron Diaz. The selected few were made up of major stakeholders in […]

Omidyar Network commits $130,000 in funding to the Enough is Enough Nigeria Coalition

February, 22, 2011, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Omidyar Network announced today a grant of up to $130,000 to Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria), a coalition of individuals and youth-led organizations leading a campaign aimed at enabling citizen participation in the Nigerian general elections in April. The grant will be used in support of a non-partisan, […]