Revlon Steps Out of Line With A$AP Ferg

Revlon has teamed up with A$AP Ferg for its So Fierce! makeup collection’s “Step Out of Line” campaign, which the beauty brand debuted at the Apollo Theater in Harlem with a three-minute film showcasing the rapper’s hot new single, “Wam.”  The video features Revlon Global Brand Ambassador Mette Towley dancing in an eye-catching look wearing […] source: https://www.ebony.com/style/beauty/revlon-steps-out-of-line-with-aap-ferg/

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Human Trafficking – why we should all get involved

Although slavery was abolished centuries ago, modern slavery in form of human trafficking – which involves the illegal trade of humans for money or other forms of exploitation – remains a $150 billion global business. About two thirds of this figure is generated from commercial sexual exploitation and the rest is generated from forced economic exploitation such as domestic work. The average girl or woman trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation is estimated to fetch about $100,000 in annual profits. Nigeria has a trafficking problem Nigeria remains a source, transit and…

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Freedom and Order: The Quilt Masterpieces of Gee’s Bend – Revisited

By Alice Bernstein A new exhibition has just opened at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Souls Grown Deep: Artists of the African American South.” It includes sculpture, painting, and some of the amazing Gee’s Bend Quilts. As the public has a new chance to view these quilts, I want people to know of a thrilling class taught by Aesthetic Realism Consultant and artist, Marcia Rackow in which she described the beauty of so many of them and placed their importance as art and for people’s lives.  In the museum/gallery classes…

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Digital Transformation Conversation 2019

The second edition of the Digital Transformation Congress (DTC) is taking place on the 30th of July 2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg and is set to dominate the digital transformation conversation in Africa.  The congress organized by IT News Africa, is the key meeting place for IT and business executives in Africa. The conference will attract senior decision-makers, local and international CxOs, line-of-business (LoB) executives as well as heads of innovation, technology and strategy. These C- level business execs will convene to explore the strategic trends and…

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Somalia: Key ISIS Facilitator Killed By U.S. Airstrike

The United States forces in Somalia have continued to launch more airstrikes in the lawless country to restore order after increased attacks from Al Shabaab militants in recent weeks. The latest airstrike at the weekend targeted ISIS terrorists in the Golis Mountain region, killing one of their key facilitators, according to the US Africa Command. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. William West, who is also the deputy director of operations U.S. Africa Command, said airstrikes remain an effective tool in the counter-terrorist campaign against ISIS and Al-Shabab terror groups. “The…

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Guinea in Shock Over Death of Key Official who opposed third Term bid for President Conde

By Alseny Ben Bangoura*  Kèlèfa Sall was opposed to attempts to alter the constitution to facilitate a third term for President Conde The former President of the Constitutional Court of Guinea  Kèlèfa SALL died this Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Conakry, from illness, at the age of 61 and at odds with President Alpha Condé. According to sources, he died of a heart attack. The magistrate was a brilliant academic, an outstanding magistrate, a courageous man, a man of conviction and finally a remarkable teacher. He presided over the Constititutional…

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