HW Pick: African Passport Launches At AU Summit in Rwanda

africa-safari-zebra-sunrise-With the Go Africa Street Festival on July 16th, 2016 in “Little Africa” in Central Harlem, we thought it newsworthy that soon, citizens of African nations will have little need for those black, blue, red, and green passports that mark their countries (and their respective power). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: 2016 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards And African Royalty

king Rukirabasaija Oyo in african processionAs the August 26-28 date for the 2016 African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Expo approaches, plans have been made to include a “Royal Procession” as a part of the week-end events. Continue Reading →

Stay In Harlem For The Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival In “Little Africa”

South_Africa_Johannesburg_cultural_dance_festival_5526880f20fb4465bcf3eeecd8b165beWhen you need a break from the Harlem Book Fair, head down to the first annual Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival, with African food, dance, music, clothing and more from Harlem to Harare on Saturday, July 16, 2016, on 116th Street in “Little Africa” Harlem. Continue Reading →

King Sunny Adé At SummerStage In Central Park

king sunny adeThe World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Adé. Presented by City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in association with WMI, the concert also features fellow Nigerian Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, and DJ Rich Medina. Continue Reading →

From Africa With Love, Dr. Adeyeye Is Coming To Harlem

Dr AdeyeyeThe Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba, Dr. Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, will make a monumental historic visit to Harlem, NY in the United States of America in June where he will visit several states with his entourage. Continue Reading →

The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

FabriceMonteiro2014_prophecy-1_copyright-Fabrice-Monteiro-556x371The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce the lineup for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lupita Nyong’o Is On A Mission In Kenya

Lupita-Kristian-Schmidt4In Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book, which opened on April 15, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o lends her voice to the character Raksha, a mother wolf that “adopts” human cub Mowgli and vows to keep him safe. Continue Reading →

“Africa Now!” At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

988f7796-55ea-412b-a6b8-2e67e0a36f30The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, AFRICA NOW!. Continue Reading →

Great African Safari Lodges You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

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Written by Alexandra Kirkman

Conte Nast Traveler reports on amazing properties beyond the rightly loved big brands (&Beyond, Singita, Wilderness)—each tailor-made for a certain type of traveler from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Senegal Film Festival, From Senegal With Love (update)

senegal film festival 2015The organizers of the Senegal Film Festival, known as Voyage Sur Le Fleuve Senegal/ Cinema Du Fleuve, held every two years in the historic port city of Saint-Louis also known as Ndar,

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