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.