Nigeria Abuzz Over Who Paid for Beyoncé Concert

  Feb. 24 2013 By FRANKIE EDOZIEN Did the Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, divert $1 million from an anti-poverty program to finance a trip to Lagos by American pop stars Beyoncé Knowles and her husband Jay-Z? A document recently released by SaharaReporters, a group of well-regarded and some famous Nigerian journalists, some of them dissidents… Continue reading Nigeria Abuzz Over Who Paid for Beyoncé Concert

African Style Goes Global, Despite Little Tangible Support From African Leaders

By FRANKIE EDOZIEN May 26, 2012, 9:25 pm ACCRA, Ghana — Every day on the downtown streets of Accra, debonair men and fashionable women can be seen proudly attired in Western-style skirts, shirts and slacks, all made from African prints by local tailors. In recent years, local designers created ready-to-wear outfits with these prints. But… Continue reading African Style Goes Global, Despite Little Tangible Support From African Leaders