Shawn Carter aka Jay Z has announced via his website that both he and his wife (superstar Beyonce) will embark on a 22 days challenge to go completely vegan. On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months back when a good friend and vegan challenged me to embrace a “plant-based breakfast” everyday. It was surprisingly easier […]
Musician Goldie has joined the campaign to ban destructive deep-sea trawling. On December 10, the European Parliament will vote on a raft of new regulations on deep-sea fishing. Campaigners say deep-sea trawling is wiping out ecosystems the size of Paris every day, and want the EU to ban deep-sea trawling in its waters, and see the debate as a chance to save threatened ecosystems from collapse. CLICK HERE to read more about the campaign and to view more photographs. I am confident that a […]
Wonder London Films makers of the hit black British web series ‘Dear Jesus’are looking for the following…. Nurse Bumi – Central character Middle aged black woman. Kind and hearty with a wicked tongue. Wale– Central character Handsome Nigerian young man in his mid-late 20’s with a wicked temper but a loving nature. Must be able to speak Yoruba. Abike– Minor character Wale’s mother. Nigerian woman in her late 40s. Must be able to speak Yoruba. Jade– Central Character Beautiful young black or mixed race […]
Shuga is a TV series that first aired in November 2009 on MTV Base as part of an initiative dubbed MTV Staying Alive Ignite! It was commissioned by MTV Networks Africa in association with The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, PEPFAR (The US President’s Emergency Fund for Aids Relief), the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation (HFG) and the Government of Kenya, as part of a ground-breaking multimedia campaign to spread the message about responsible sexual behaviour and tolerance. It later became a hit and aired in 40 different African countries before it […]
Via London 24 A young woman was knocked unconscious during a violent attack by five men on a bus in London Bridge. This CCTV captures the gang getting on the 344 bus at Lambeth Road heading to Clapham Junction on August 29 at around 1.15am and the subsequent shocking assault on the 22-year-old. The group headed towards the back of the bus where the victim was seated, and words were exchanged, including members of the group criticising the victim’s clothing. One man […]
Global Radio has launched a new television commercial promoting Capital XTRA (formally Choice FM), using the slogan ‘Find It First’. I wonder who they drafted in to do the voice over. Kojo, Manny Norte or DJ Abrantee? Hahahaha. Over the weekend a protest/rally took place outside of Global Radio headquarters calling for the media giant to bring back Reggae, Soca and Gospel music programming. Former Choice FM DJ Daddy Ernie, Lee Jasper and the co-founder of Choice FM Neil Kenlock (who SOLD the […]
BBC News reports that actor Paul Walker (40) died yesterday afternoon in a car crash in California. The Fast & Furious star was a passenger in a Porsche sports car driven by a friend – who also died – when it crashed north of Los Angeles. Walker was said to be attending a charity event at the time. … This is really sad and shocking news to wake up to. Rest In Peace Paul Walker.