Oye Diran and his Yoruba inspired Photography

It is often said that a man is a product of his environment and experiences and for New York based Nigerian Photographer, Oye Diran, such a saying definitely holds true. From his experiences in Nigeria before moving to America, the diversity of influences can be seen in his photography.

Sudan, Egypt and Burkina Faso Celebrate African Culture

The African continent is home to beautiful landscapes and a rich and diverse cultural heritage. The wealth of the African culture is well rooted in its varied languages, ethnic groups and tribes whose influences is a dominant force in the way of life of its people. From the Zulu culture in Southern Africa to Karo and Himba in East Africa, Yoruba in the western region, the Masai, Psan, these cultures find expression in art, festivals, food, dance, music and movies which also serve as tourist attraction destinations to the world.

Realness Institute announces partnership with Netflix Africa

The African Filmmaking Organisation, Realness Institute and Netflix have teamed up to create an episodic content development lab for African writers. The two heavyweights, with interest in African content, have joined forces to establish a platform for Television and Film writers in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. Consequently, the Film and Television industry in Africa […]

Remembering Achebe the Literary Legend

In 2006, a delegate from Japan at a conference in Germany asked a Nigerian delegate upon introduction: “Have you read ‘Things Fall Apart’ by Chinua Achebe?” The Nigerian delegate explains to Africhroyale that he was stunned to hear such a question from a Japanese. But that is an inkling of how far and wide Chinua Achebe’s literary works have impacted the world.