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    Africa’s most funded Kickstarter projects – Versus USA & China

    I think today’s post is both fun and very easy to follow. I did some research and drew tables to compare the top five most funded African Kickstarter projects ever! Versus the top five most funded American (and top five most funded Chinese) Kickstarter projects ever! Are you ready to dig into the most successful Kickstarter projects from Africa? And compare them around. More

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    New sport enters Nigeria

    Whether you have heard of Teqball or not, it seems to be here to stay. This 6-year-old, toddler of a sport is alive, healthy and invading new territories, even here in Africa. Teqball was invented (Started? Or… kicked off? Noooo? Too punny?) launched in Hungary by three football enthusiasts: Gábor Borsányi, Gyuri Gattyán, and Viktor Huszár. A former football player, a Hungarian businessman, and a computer scientist. Respectively. More

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    Three unsung African Queens

    Do you know much about African music? Africa has a lot of races, languages, and a rich assortment of cultures. Every Sunday, this blog gives you “Three Unsung African Queens”. This week I found some uniquely executed music videos, from multiple genres. My hope is these tracks will show you how diverse, and majestic the African continent can be. From Egypt, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Gambia, and Zambia… I can’t wait to explore more countries with each passing week. Let’s do this! More

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    A free-to-watch American funded, Zimbabwean movie!

    Grab your popcorn! USAID has funded the making of a Zimbabwean movie that you can watch for free. For more than 30 years, the American people, through USAID, have invested over three billion dollars in Zimbabwe. Current projects include initiatives to increase food security, support economic resilience, improve health systems and services, and advance a more democratic system of governance. In addition to all that, they made it possible for us to have this movie. Now… let’s pop that corn! More

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    Amazing Virtual African concert
    shows during COVID-19

    Yes! African virtual concerts are here. Sometime last year, I was invited to my very first-ever: house jam. And I went, with zero clues what to expect, all I knew was one was encouraged to bring mbira or any other African instrument. Plus food! They had me on food, cause food loves me. Some of these virtual concerts have the same kind of “house jam” vibe. Think: relaxing intimacy and chillness, something not easy to achieve in any digital production. More

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    We all need some true love

    Before zoning in on Africa, I need to start today’s article by saying: (sigh) True love… Glen Frey sang about it! Don Williams too, and even Coldplay back in 2014 before we ever knew what 2020 had in store for us. Who knew 2020 would bring masks! Lots of face masks… and a shortage of tissues, remember that (another sigh)… The “first world” can be funny at times. In all this chaos, we have no shortage of songs titled “True Love”. Nevertheless we got a new one today! It’s 100% African and its on fire! We all need some true love. Yes, even you! More

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    Three unsung African Queens

    Welcome back to this weekly article called “Three unsung African Queens” it is a Visually African original blog concept where we bring you 3 female African musical queens that the world needs to pay more attention to. During the week, this blog provides you with a random assortment of feel-good posts and topics. But on Sundays we drop the random goodness and give you this weekly/ consistent article. More

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    Death of a Superhero

    Like many of you, I woke up today to the sad news about the passing away of Chadwick Boseman. He had been fighting colon cancer since 2016 when he got diagnosed. His true-life strength as a superhero was seen as he continued to act and release blockbuster movies, at a time that he was going through multiple surgeries and chemotherapy. At the time of writing, the following projects have not even been released yet… More

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    When life… imitates art

    Today’s heading of “When life imitates art” came after watching the interview attached in the article, where Misty (a fashion model) said, “She first saw Shudu (a computer generated model) on Instagram and thought, “Wow, this is amazing!” After a while, Misty and Shudu’s creators commenced doing projects together, where Misty is the partner and “body double” of the virtual model called Shudu. Have the tables turned, do we now find life imitating art? More

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    Chin-up songs for immigrants

    A very short playlist for aliens like myself. Most people will never know what it feels like to leave one’s own country of birth. For good. Luckily we have artists out there that aim to bring to light, some of your struggles, hopes and dreams as a citizen of this planet. More

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    Three unsung African Queens

    With Africa being a continent made up of 54 different countries and countless languages. A lot of shining, and extremely gifted African Queens sometimes fall through the cracks. Visually African has started a brand new weekly-article series called “Three unsung African Queens”. The aim of this weekly series is to deliver to you, three songbirds that the world needs to pay more attention to. More

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