Setting the Stage: Growing the Gambian Music Industry

This weekend, we had the pleasure of conducting an exclusive interview with Abdou Karim “Waagan” Fye. Mr. Fye is a business owner, music producer, and activist. He is the Founder of Black Lynx, FiilaTV, and the Chair of the Association of Gambian Promoters and Producers. Black Lynx is Gambia’s biggest entertainment company hosting the country’s […]

The African Princess Has Arrived: The Royal Adventures of Princess Halima!

The Royal Adventures of Princess Halima was inspired by the birth of the first baby (grandchild, pictured above) in the Fye family. Halima is of Guinean, Gambian and Tanzanian descent. With such a rich combination of African culture and history, the authors thought the best way to educate Halima about her many homelands was to […]

Africa’s Own Crowdfunding Platform: DO IT NOW NOW

There is nothing like achieving entrepreneurial success while helping your community in the process. That is the concept behind the fast growing DO IT NOW NOW crowdfunding platform. Do It Now Now, is Africa’s own crowdfunding platform. What makes it special and innovative is that it has the social development of Africa at its core. […]

How Wearing The Hijab Made Me Fall Back In Love With Fashion

Feature Photo Credit: Habiba Da’Silva Hijab; an Arabic word meaning cover or veil, often used to refer to the head scarf muslim women wear. Hijabis; Muslim women who wear the hijab. With President – elect Donald Trump espousing islamophobic rhetoric it may not seem like the ideal time to adorn the islamic headscarf and become […]