Watch the Official Trailer for Julius Onah’s Psychological Thriller, ‘Luce’

The first trailer for Luce, a psychological thriller directed by Nigerian-American director, Julius Onah highlights an award-winning cast and a provocative, well-crafted teaser. Earlier this year, the director known for his work in The Girl Is in Trouble, The Cloverfield Paradox, took his new film to Sundance movie festival, where it was nominated for the Grand Jury […]

Here’s A Look at Rihanna’s FENTY Campaign Shot by Nigerian Photographer, Ruth Ossai

Rihanna is for sure on top of the game with the recent rollout of her FENTY Maison brand at the LVMH luxury goods collective, making her the first woman of colour to head an LVMH Maison. Ahead of its online global launch still to come, the brand debuted in Paris last Friday with stellar pieces […]

This Is What Rihanna’s First Fenty Collection Looks Like

The world finally gets a full look at Rihanna‘s first Fenty Collection. As CEO and artistic director, Rihanna will make history as the first black woman to head a LVMH brand, fashion’s best announcement since this year. And yet the most pivotal role she will play in her new venture is one as muse. The […]

FX to Develop A Series Adaptation of Akwaeke Emezi’s Debut Novel, ‘Freshwater’

Since the release of her debut novel, Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi has quickly become one of Nigeria and the continent’s most celebrated authors. To follow up on the success of her book, FX Productions has announced that a TV show based on the book is in early production. The series focuses on Ada, a Nigerian student in […]

British-Nigerian Actress, Susan Wokoma Set To Write Her First Feature Film Backed by BBC Films

You’ll probably recognize Susan Wokoma from the critically-acclaimed Netflix series, Chewing Gum, where she stole the show as Tracy’s (Michaela Coel) eccentric sister, Cynthia, and also as the demon-slaying badass in Crazyhead. The award-winning actress who was just cast as a series regular in a new CBS romantic comedy series, Super Simple Love Story, a show about “unlikely couples”, is set to […]

TWYN Review: 8 Lessons Learnt From ‘Take What You Need’ by Abiola Babarinde

The journey of discovering oneself is a path of many unexpected turns, hills, and road bumps as tested and tried by wellness and mindfulness writer, Abiola Babarinde which she shared in her debut book, Take What You Need — a collection of life lessons and words of encouragements aimed at those in the pursuit of clarity and […]

Chadwick Boseman to Play First Black Samurai in Upcoming Historical Film

After his rousing success as Black Panther in the 2018 Oscar-winning film of the same name, Chadwick Boseman has been confirmed to produce and play the role of Japan’s first ever black samurai, Yasuke.  Set in 16th century Japan, the script tells the story of the eponymous character, an African man, named Yasuke, who came […]

The Best Campaigns That Captured Our Eyes and Our Hearts

In the world of fashion, beauty, sports, and all things entertainment, there’s nothing more captivating and endearing than an image that sends a certified message. Over the years, we’ve witnessed empowering and inspiring campaigns that caught our hearts and all of our senses. We’ve seen stunning content that celebrated diversity and collaborations worth clutching on […]

Nnedi Okorafor To Launch A Production Company For Africanfuturist Shows

Genre-bending storyteller, Nnedi Okorafor is taking on a new creative project: a TV Series company for africanfuturistic shows. The multi-award winning author took to her social media to share the name of her new production company which could have been guessed by anyone, Africanfuturism Productions Inc. Details around the company still remain scarce, she did note […]

Oyinkan Braithwaite’s “My Sister, The Serial Killer” shortlisted for 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction

A few months back we reported Oyinkan Braithwaite amongst two other Nigerian authors: Akwaeke Emezi, and Diana Evans as part of the sixteen authors long-listed for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Braithwaite who has become a literary sensation all thanks to her best-selling debut novel, ‘My Sister, The Serial Killer‘ which can be described as a […]

The Best Of Designers at ARISE Fashion Week 2019

In the spirit of the recently concluded ARISE Fashion Week 2019, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best season’s collections that hit the runway. Arise fashion week has managed to bring a touch of pan African brands from across the world and this platform aims is to showcase Africa fashion globally. Over […]

These Africans Made TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In 2019

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, South Africa’s Caster Semenya, and more join this year’s notables making an impact in their communities and around the world, as recognized by TIME Magazine. TIME Magazine published its list of the 100 most influential people in the world among South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa and athletics Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya, Egyptian […]

Watch The Stunning Trailer For ‘The Lion King’ Live Action Remake

The second coming of the Disney Renaissance is upon us. With live-action remakes of iconic films like Beauty And The Beast and the forthcoming Aladdin, and probably the most anticipated, Jon Favreau’s The Lion King.   With a star-studded cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, Beyonce, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen, John Olliver, Billy Eichner, and more, The Lion King appears to be a […]

Netflix Suits Up for First African Animated Original ‘Mama K’s Team 4’

Netflix is adding to its growing slate of African content with its first original animated series, ‘Mama K’s Team 4,’ produced by South Africa’s award-winning Triggerfish Animation Studios and British kids’ and family entertainment production company CAKE. Mama K’s Team 4 tells the story of four teen girls living in a neo-futuristic version of Zambia’s […]

Mo Abudu is a Recipient of the Cannes Médailles d’Honneur

If you think you’ve had enough of Nigerian women excellence, think again cause Media exec Mo Abudu is steadily taking Africa to the world and we are reeling with excitement. The Nigerian media mogul recently received the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur for making significant strides in the global television industry making her the first African and Nigerian to […]