Omar Tyree Presents…Hot Lava Entertainment!

New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree, who’s most known for his classic novel Flyy Girl, is transitioning from the publishing world to a career in film and music. How so, you might ask? With Hot Lava Entertainment. Hot Lava Entertainment, LLC. will take Tyree’s popular books, original screenplays, and music and produce cultural films…

Free Inter-African Trade Update

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)—originally set to begin in July but postponed because of COVID-19—will now start January 1st, 2021. The following update comes from Africa News. AfCFTA has been signed and ratified by all 55 African Union states except Eritrea, and its plan will increase intra-trade on the continent by 6% by…

Poverty On The Rise for Ghanian Cocoa Farmers?

In a previous post, I highlighted Ghana and Ivory Coast’s success as the world’s top two cocoa growers. Well, an update, by way of Africa News, may change that narrative, especially for its farmers. Ghanian cocoa farmers are becoming discouraged with their crops, advising that they are low on returns and struggling to break free…

Supply-N-Demand

Toys, games, athletic equipment, indoor and outdoor appliances, pet products. Does that sound like something that you need? If so, I’d recommend checking out Supply-N-Demand. Based in Atlanta, GA, Supply-N-Demand offers apparel, electronics, sporting goods, toys, and more. For more information, check out their official website. You can also stay connected on Facebook and Instagram….

Samoha African Cuisine

Greetings All, An afternoon drive around the Queen City led me to an unexpected gold mine, Samoha African Cuisine. Based in Charlotte, NC, Samoha African Cuisine is a Nigerian restaurant that serves fresh and authentic African dishes. Jollof rice, tilapia, chicken, oxtail, spinach, fried plantain, and beef stew are just a few options that will…

P.O.P Publishing

As those of you who’ve been following this blog already know, I’m an avid reader. And I came across a publishing company that I wanted to share for any aspiring authors out there. P.O.P Publishing Founded by Best-Selling Author Shannon Anderson, P.O.P Publishing (Power of Purpose Publishing) offers high-quality service for all of their authors….

Dr. O.J.’s Organic Juice

Greetings Folks, About six years ago, I started juicing. No, not “that” kind of juicing…the one with fruit and vegetables. I figured it would be a great way to kick off my mornings or drink before workouts. Not taking it too seriously, I soon discovered that there were some serious health benefits attached to it;…

GotSeaMoss

Greetings All, In a previous post, I highlighted some of the health benefits that come with eating sea moss. Containing 92 out of the 102 minerals that our body needs, sea moss has magnesium, potassium, iodine, sulfur, calcium, iron, selenium, folates, fiber and copper, phosphorus, zinc, riboflavin, beta carotene, pectin, taurine, bromine, and manganese. Eating…

Trade War Between Ghana and Nigeria

South African Political icon Julius Sello Malema has been open with the xenophobic issues on the continent. And a recent news article supports why this problem needs to cease. The following information is from Africa News. After the closing of several Nigerian shops in Ghana, Nigerian traders are accusing local authorities in Ghana of discrimination,…

OMG Jamaica Farms

There’s some interesting news coming out of Jamaica. The following information is from Loop Jamaica. Friends Jevaughn Whyte and Terrique Goldson partnered with businessman Patrick White to create a pineapple farm in Fontabelle, Trelawny Jamaica. Named “OMG Jamaica Farms,” these three businessmen have seen massive success. Whyte and Goldson didn’t have prior experience in the…

Infinite Zion Farms

Are you in the Central Florida area and in need of some delicious produce? Well, I’d recommend Infinite Zion Farms. Based in Central Florida, Infinite Zion Farms is an alliance of African American farmers that provides organic produce and nutritional education to low-income communities. Owned and operated by Zion Farms & Market, a 501(c)(3) organization,…

Taste Moore Soul

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you probably know that I like to eat. So it’s only right that I highlight a premier food truck in the Carolinas. Taste Moore Soul Based in Charlotte, NC, Taste Moore Soul is a mobile kitchen on wheels with a menu made from the heart and…