10th June 2014
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By Tewa Onasanya. I pondered for months on if it was a good idea to have me on the cover of our anniversary special issue. The reason I kept going on about it, is because I wasn't sure if telling the exquisite story would be ...

9th June 2014

“We often imagine that our relationships are permanent and fixed – I don’t get along with him because he’s a control freak, and that’s not likely to change. But we underestimate ourselves, and each other. It’s true that you can’t give your colleagues a personality ...

7th June 2014

Group A: Fred (Brazil) Of course I have to give a nod to our host nation Brazil. The Confederations Cup winners will face Croatia, Cameroon and Mexico in a group that was surely handpicked by FIFA, international soccer's governing body. If the Brazilian national team ...

3rd June 2014

By Yemi Lawal Hip Hop! What More Can I Say About Your Beauty, An Artistry That Ignites The Soul, A Touch And Breathe Of GOD. Many A Time I Cogitate On What Grand Master Flash And His Buddies Had In Their Minds And Hearts When ...

26th May 2014

It’s been almost 50 years since the first black supermodel stormed the fashion world. Donyale Luna achieved the elusive supermodel status after she landed the prestigious cover of British Vogue in 1966. The New York Times described Luna as “a stunning Negro model whose face had the hauteur and ...

23rd May 2014

I’m talking with a boy. He’s at that age when the edges of the man he will become are just starting to press against his baby-round face. He’s got his first opinions and ideas and jokes, which are horrible, because there is nothing that boys ...

22nd May 2014

Editor's note: Nigerian Biyi Bandele is the director of "Half of a Yellow Sun" (2013), a film based on a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about the Biafran war, in which over a million people died. The opinions expressed in this article are solely his. ...

He was the French photographer turned Surrealist painter whose oeuvre includes his take on most of the 20th century's key moments. But, say the curators behind the retrospective at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, there was more to Henri Cartier-Bresson than spectacular photography. Instead, his ...

14th May 2014

Pretty much everyone says they're not getting enough z's, and we can relate: Who's got time between work, family, and Game of Thrones? But you can get the kind of deep, restful, just plain better sleep that will make your waking hours a whole lot ...

13th May 2014

Over the past month, news of a massive kidnapping involving more than 300 Nigerian school girls has captured the world’s attention. The events have put Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram under a magnifying glass, inspired the social media hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, and made the whole world aware ...