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Meek Mill criticised for filming at Presidential Palace in Ghana

Meek Mill criticised for filming at Presidential Palace in Ghana

American rapper, Meek Mill, who recently learnt he is part Ghanaian, has faced backlash from West Africans after filming his music video at Jubilee House - the official presidential office and home. Hip-hop artist Meek Mill is popular among African Millennials and Gen Zers. The love for the genre in Africa has grown considerably over the years as Gen Z welcomes international influences within their culture. Most upcoming rappers from the...

By Nairobi, Kenya
Dementia villages are changing the future of elderly care

Dementia villages are changing the future of elderly care

Specially designed to look like the towns where residents are from, dementia villages are giving elderly people the freedom to live normally within a close community – even as their recent memory begins to fade. Growing old is a fact of life whether we like it or not. While beauty companies love to convince us that the scariest things about ageing are the physical manifestations of it – wrinkles, grey hairs,...

By London, UK
Opinion – Emily in Paris proves cliché tv shows are necessary

Opinion – Emily in Paris proves cliché tv shows are necessary

It’s the series you love to hate or vehemently hate to love. Riddled with predictable plotlines, exaggerated portrayals of life in the French capital, and no mention of the pandemic or economic inflation – it’s Emily in Paris. But does the show really deserve the scrutiny it gets? No other Netflix release has received more criticism during our journey into the 2020s than Emily In Paris – a series about...

By London, UK
A deep dive into nepotism in Bollywood

A deep dive into nepotism in Bollywood

New York Magazine’s viral essay on Hollywood’s nepo baby boom has generated many thoughts and opinions on actors with famous parents. But there’s another realm of entertainment where nepotism is always at the forefront of conversations. Nate Jones’ anchor essay on nepo babies sparked conversations about star kids and their many advantages in the entertainment industry. But this conversation has always been happening in India about the Bollywood industry. “Many...

By London, UK