Greenpeace tours Africa in a bid to save the Congo Basin rainforest

A colossal 40 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo depend on the Congo Basin Forest for their livelihoods. At 500 million acres, the forest is the world’s second-largest tropical forest and teeming with life. But as government thought turns to lifting the ban on new logging permits, the expansion of industrial logging posesContinue reading “Greenpeace tours Africa in a bid to save the Congo Basin rainforest”

Brussels Airlines’ Bike For Africa conquers North America for charity

On 8-13th October, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Group successfully hosted the first ever Bike For Africa, North America Edition. The charity biking tour set off from Niagra Falls, Canada and crossed the finishing line in Brooklyn Bridge, New York City six days later, raising funds to support the Georgie Badiel Foundation and Malaika. [responsive id=’45931′Continue reading “Brussels Airlines’ Bike For Africa conquers North America for charity”

EA Wave: Meet the DJ Producers revolutionising East African sound

EA Wave (East African Wave) is a Nairobi-based group of dynamic beat makers. Together they are galvanising Kenya’s contemporary music scene by leading a new musical movement – #NuNairobi sound. The five-strong collective, made up of artists, DJs and Producers, cross-pollinates genres in pursuit of true self-expression. Since their formation two years ago, the musicalContinue reading “EA Wave: Meet the DJ Producers revolutionising East African sound”

Ayo talks of musical rebirth, self-reflection and her new album AYO

With four records already under her belt, Nigerian-German singer Ayo is preparing to launch her self-titled fifth album, AYO. The 14-track record will be released 6th October and aims to seamlessly blend folk reggae, pop and hip-hop with soul-infused vibes.  “My previous records were me, but this record is all of me,” says Ayo. “It’sContinue reading “Ayo talks of musical rebirth, self-reflection and her new album AYO”

ROFLM needs your help to feed schoolchildren across Ghana

Here at TRUE Africa, we are keen to share innovative schemes that work hard to positively impact the local community. But now, Reach Out to Future Leaders Movement (ROFLM) needs your support. Founded by Alfred Adjabeng, the organisation reaches out to less privileged communities in Ghana with a determination to fight hunger, one school atContinue reading “ROFLM needs your help to feed schoolchildren across Ghana”