One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

  All through South Africa the sounds of women’s screams are heard; so loud and so permanent that they don’t even bother us any more. They fade into the background of ambient noise–birds chirps and traffic whirs.All around us the echoes of dreams deferred pulsate through us. We pick up our torches and pitchforks and(…)

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For the Lovers of Poetry: Mother Nature is always Posing ♥

For the Lovers of Poetry: Mother Nature is always Posing ♥

    Pink flowers in dirty brown backgrounds painted green by mother nature’s brush Corners of mouths raised up Branches of trees raising leaves up We’re dancing at the bottom of waterfalls of peach fruit juice and love Painting our dreams with blood The red-stained soil feels like home to our soles/souls We destroy every(…)

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The Single Story by Chimamanda Adichie

The Single Story by Chimamanda Adichie

Most members of the Black Community know about her already, but in case you don’t, Her Name is Chimamanda Adichie ;World Renowned Author.  You should read her critically acclaimed Novels – Half of a Yellow Sun, The Thing Around Your Neck (Short Story Collections) or Purple Hibiscus. I came across her TED talk a few(…)

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Book Preview – Yrsa Daley-Ward’s Short Story Collection

Book Preview – Yrsa Daley-Ward’s Short Story Collection

She is Half-Nigerian, Half-Jamaican: Isn’t she Lovely? British Based Model/Actress/Poet/Singer Yrsa Daley-Ward is set to release her New Book next Month  titled “On Snakes and Other Stories“. It is a Wonderful Collection of Short Stories, and by the looks of the preview version which i read this morning, you all will Love it. With Bursting(…)

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For the Lovers of Poetry – Black Woman of The Universe

For the Lovers of Poetry – Black Woman of The Universe

I am the Black Woman of the Universe I come in many colors and shades I am the incubator of all Gods Creations And who stands by me is my King I felt the pain of Civilization I sing no victim song I sing of Rebirth I know where my voice belong I am the(…)

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Omotala Jalade Ekeinde and Konvict Music set to Work together

Omotala Jalade Ekeinde and Konvict Music set to Work together

NollyWood Superstar Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has announced her plans for a return to music in 2013.  The A-lister was on a long break during which she was able to refocus on her acting career and other priorities. However, she has decided to return to her Music career and pick up from where she left(…)

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African Cup of Nations 2013 – Who will win?

African Cup of Nations 2013 – Who will win?

The 29th African Cup of Nations starts in South Africa this week on the 19th of January and its already set to be one of the most competitive African Cup Of Nations in recent times. A lot of teams will be Motivated to win as usual, The Bafana Bafana of South Africa have been promised(…)

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2013 The Future of the World and Big Data

2013 The Future of the World and Big Data

The New Year is upon us and with each New Year; there are many changes and modifications that will occur all over the world.  One of the widest known changes to occur in 2013 is the adjustments of social security in America -(African Americans and Africans in Diaspora please take note) In 2013, social security(…)

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Will Twitter kill off African literature?

Will Twitter kill off African literature?

Reading Chibundu Onuzo’s The Spider King’s Daughter is a sedate but thrilling experience. The senses travel everywhere with this gentle storyteller as she quietly but accurately records the history of contemporary Nigerian dysfunction. At some point, you realize you have been tricked, this is a love story. Romance! This is not your traditional genre of(…)

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Music Africa – New Upcoming Artist Mazi Chukz Delivers Debut single – Click to listen

Music Africa – New Upcoming Artist Mazi Chukz Delivers Debut single – Click to listen

At Africapublic, We aim to showcase Africa’s latest talent – Be it in Music, Science, Crafts or anything else; As long as it places Africa on the Map. Fast rising artist Mazi Chukz delivers his latest single Ebeano produced by Oxygen Records’ very own Ditweni ;  from the ‘I want you’ and konji stabilizer’ fame. Born(…)

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