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Kemi Adetiba

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It’s opening night of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and Kemi Adetiba is about to step onto the stage and into the spotlight.

9 mega-trends shaping the future of Africa: Seyi Bickersteth, Chairman, KPMG Africa

9 mega-trends shaping the future of Africa: Seyi Bickersteth, Chairman, KPMG Africa

In August 1963 Martin Luther King Jr delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington. And when King said, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal”, it was a turning point in American history.

A woman faces down a line of Baltimore police officers in riot gear on Monday during protests after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

How Western media would cover Baltimore if it happened elsewhere like say Lagos or Nairobi

If what is happening in Baltimore happened in a foreign country, here is how Western media would cover it: International leaders expressed concern over the rising tide of racism and state violence in America, especially concerning the treatment of ethnic minorities in the country and the corruption in state security forces around the country when handling cases of police brutality.

Nneka - Nigeria's soul superstar is back - and as outspoken as ever

Nneka: Nigeria's soul superstar is back - and as outspoken as ever

Wrapped up in a long brightly-colored scarf, which does little to contain her free-flowing curly hair, Nneka sits back quietly as she tries to bring to mind her very first memory of music.

Moky Makura

Finding African stories: Moky Makura (Video)

Moky Makura is a Nigerian-born South African TV presenter/producer, publisher, writer, actress and entrepreneur.