Miss Universe, Miss America, Miss Teen USA and Miss USA are all Black Women for the First Time

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 10, 2019
Black women appears to be on the spotlight in recent times. Following the recent 68th edition of the Miss Universe competition, which was held on December 8, 2019 at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, Miss Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa was crowned the winner. Marking the third win for South Africa following their […]

Bronze cockerel to be returned to Nigeria by Cambridge college

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 29, 2019
A bronze cockerel taken by British colonial forces and donated to Jesus College Cambridge is to be returned to Nigeria in an unprecedented step that adds momentum to the growing reparations movement. The Okukor, described by the college as a “royal ancestral heirloom”, will be one of the first Benin bronzes to be repatriated to […]

Artwork discovered in woman’s kitchen sells for €24 million

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 27, 2019
A masterpiece by the Italian painter Cimabue sold for €24 million ($26.6 million) at an art auction on Sunday in Paris. The painting known as “Christ Mocked” was discovered in a French woman’s kitchen in September and had been valued at between €4-6 million ($6.6 million) before it went under the hammer. The auction house, […]