The Gospel According To African Music

Last week we got a flyer in our inbox about an African dance night organised by the United Community of African Students of the University of Wageningen in The Netherlands. It was on our free Friday night so we decided to pop in. What were we expecting, having driven 1...

African Role Models – Amma Asante

Born in Kumasi, Ghana on 14 May 1972, Amma Asante came to the Netherlands 1978 at the age of 6. Her father, an illegal immigrant seeking a better life was one of the thousands who were granted amnesty to stay and work legally 3 years earlier in 1975. Asante grew...

Why are Europeans eating Africans as dinner?

Africa Night Productions (the mother company of Africa Web TV) was awarded the Africa Entertainment Award during The Voice Achievers Award 2016. This is naturally a champagne moment for us. It is like putting a crown on the work that started more than 18 years ago and in the case...

African Lives – Living in the Diaspora (episode 1)

We all know the stereotypes; Africans go to Europe as refugees on a boat because they are poor and so on and so forth. The fact is if you sit 10 Africans together you will find 10 different reasons why people leave the warm comfort of their known environments to...

Tanzania has the fittest kids in the world!

Key points: Children from Tanzania are the fittest in the world, study finds Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan were also among the fittest The least fit kids are from Mexico, Peru, Latvia, the US and Korea Australia ranked 35th out of 50 nations CANBERRA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — An international...
The Gospel According To African Music
 

The Gospel According To African Music

Last week we got a flyer in our inbox about an African dance night organised by the United Community of African Students of the University of Wageningen in The Netherlands. It was on our free Friday night so we decided to pop in. What were we expecting, having driven 1...
African Role Models – Amma Asante
 

African Role Models – Amma Asante

Born in Kumasi, Ghana on 14 May 1972, Amma Asante came to the Netherlands 1978 at the age of 6. Her father, an illegal immigrant seeking a better life was one of the thousands who were granted amnesty to stay and work legally 3 years earlier in 1975. Asante grew...
Why are Europeans eating Africans as dinner?
 

Why are Europeans eating Africans as dinner?

Africa Night Productions (the mother company of Africa Web TV) was awarded the Africa Entertainment Award during The Voice Achievers Award 2016. This is naturally a champagne moment for us. It is like putting a crown on the work that started more than 18 years ago and in the case...
African Lives – Living in the Diaspora (episode 1)
 

African Lives – Living in the Diaspora (episode 1)

We all know the stereotypes; Africans go to Europe as refugees on a boat because they are poor and so on and so forth. The fact is if you sit 10 Africans together you will find 10 different reasons why people leave the warm comfort of their known environments to...
Tanzania has the fittest kids in the world!
 

Tanzania has the fittest kids in the world!

Key points: Children from Tanzania are the fittest in the world, study finds Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan were also among the fittest The least fit kids are from Mexico, Peru, Latvia, the US and Korea Australia ranked 35th out of 50 nations CANBERRA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — An international...
Nigerians and the women of Kenya
 

Nigerians and the women of Kenya

Let’s talk about sponsors, sugar daddies, sugar mummies, Nigerians and the women of Kenya! It is a known fact, Nigerians can never live anywhere without being conspicuous for whatever reasons; positive or negative. Almost everybody all over the world knows at least a Nigerian, for good or for bad. In...
Africa is not all you see
 

Africa is not all you see

Where do we start during this, the latest Africa Web TV’s trip to Kenya. Well let’s start at with our visit to the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). The KICC in itself is impressive but standing atop the 105-metre building, one becomes a witness to a spectacular view of Nairobi...
To my African bro – The killer truth
 

To my African bro – The killer truth

Dear James, I am writing you this as a result of the picture you posted in a Facebook group we both belong to. I think the picture tells a poignant story. I have read the reactions so far. As to be expected, they vary from disbelief to denial, from acknowledgement...
Hiding a tear in Nairobi
 

Hiding a tear in Nairobi

Last day in Nairobi and it feels like I just arrived yesterday. To those who might not know it, I am in love with this city. It is the only place in Africa that truly feels like home. In fact it is home to me now. I have travelled to...
Going Off Topic in Nairobi
 

Going Off Topic in Nairobi

There I am again. Being quiet in the past days is not because there is nothing to report. It is actually because so much is going on there is hardly any time to catch one’s breath! Finally today, I had the day to myself and decided to just stay in...
Networking at Impala Rugby Tournament
 

Networking at Impala Rugby Tournament

It is day 4 of my visit to Nairobi and it was one of the most interesting so far. I was a VIP (yes!) guest at the final of the Impala Floodlit Rugby Tournament 2015. I am not a rugby fan at all. In all fairness, I hardly watched any...