AfriPOP! Socialite: Tolu Ogunlesi

Tolu Ogunlesi appears on our list of ten Nigerian wordsmiths you should know. The man is a jack of all trades: journalist, poet, fiction writer…and twitter champ perhaps?! An award-winning Nigerian journalist (Arts and Culture Prize in the 2009 CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards), Ogunlesi's writing has appeared in The Independent, CNN.com, Economist.com, Publishing Perspectives and guardian.co.uk. His fiction and poetry have been published in The London Magazine, Wasafiri, Farafina, PEN Anthology of New Nigerian […]

 

Get to Know: Sierra Leonean Photographer Delphine Fawundu-Buford

(photo by Akintola Hanif) Brooklyn-based Sierra Leonean photographer and educator Delphine Fawundu-Buford has been documenting hip hop for over a decade. In the 90s she traveled to South Africa to document the emerging hip hop secen in countries like Senegal and Ivory Coast. Now working on a series on Afropolitans to be exhibited at the “Digital Media + Culture in Africa” panel organized by Society HAE during Social Media Week […]