During my trip in Ghana in March 2021, I decided to go to Vantastic Grill, the restaurant of award-winning actor and entrepreneur Joseph van Vicker, who is of Ghanaian, Liberian and Dutch descents. It is located at Spintex Road. The restaurant was launched on 10 January, 2021. The food that I ordered was good. In…
David Jumah, who is known in the music scene as Jvmmie JAE (pronounced as ‘Jummie Jay‘), is a London-based artiste and music producer. He started acting and singing when he attended junior high school in Ghana. At the time, people liked his rap style, which landed him as an entertainment prefect in Hope Marie Academy…
UK-based entrepreneur Ovi King is the founder of Hair Care Revolution, which is an Afro hair & beauty event. It was formed “because of the ongoing and urgent need for hair advice, access to great products and services that the community globally still needs,” Ovi King said in an interview with Phyllis Ntim.
I interviewed popular and versatile blogger Angela Onuoha at the first edition of Downtown CurlznFro event. It was held at the Westcord Fashion Hotel in Amsterdam on Sunday 6 October, 2019. She is of Dutch and Nigerian descents.
Investigative journalist Solomon Serwanjja, who is of Ugandan descent, won the 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor award. He received the news when he was in Uganda. A three-month training at the BBC in London is part of the package in winning the prestigious award.
Prince Boateng is an artiste and music producer of Ghanaian descent based in Germany. He hails from a family with a music background. He is a self-taught music producer. His genres of music are diverse: Afrobeats, R&B, Afroswing, Afropop and even Hiphop.
In this part of the interview, popular model Tayo Faniran explained the difference between Nollywood
During my interview with model Tayo Faniran, he mentioned what Nigerians have experienced when it comes to xenophobia South Africa.
In the second part of the interview, some of the things that Tayo Faniran spoke about are how his journey started his modelling career started, the struggles he initially faced in his career, the experiences that Nigerians in South Africa have faced with xenophobia and the difference between Nollywood and the South African movie industry.
After the live video of Tayo Faniran went viral on Thursday 25 July, 2019, the video reached the Nigerian government. They then contacted the Nigerian Embassy and Tayo was summoned by the former for a meeting.