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Mz Menneh: From A Gender Inequality Activist to Talking Down At Female Bloggers "Liberian Female Bloggers Are Nothing But Single Women"

In April 2018, Liberian traditional  singer Mz Menneh flew to Liberia to launch her recent campaign against Gender inequality within Liberia music Industry. The event was hosted at Golden Key Hotel in Paynesville. She appealed to male Liberian artists dominating Liberia’s struggling music industry to take concerted steps toward ending gender inequality within the industry. She stated,  “We are doing the same thing; they are doing the same thing, so we should not be pushed aside. They need to know that it is the right of a female singer to get the same amount of airplay as compared to a male singer,” Mz Menneh said, adding, “Also, to create a fair playing field, women need to be involved in the highest decision-making policy of the industry. But sadly this is not happening in the music industry.”
Within less than a month, after receiving an ovation from the female bloggers for such courageous step, early this morning, Mz Menneh dropped a surprising diss song "Talk It&quo…

Liberian Historian Patrick Burrowes Launches New Book “Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea” Points to True Liberian Identity

Liberian historian, Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes launched a historical book, covering the history of Liberia before the 1800, title Between the Kola Forest and the Salty Sea. The book signing event was held at the Paynesville City Hall. It was a very attended event, with several prominent individuals in the audience. Another lecture and book signing event will be at the Bella Casa Hotel on May 25, 2018.
Check out few photos from the event below: 








Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Netflix Production Deal



Netflix has secured a deal with President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to produce series and movies for the streaming service. The former first couple will, according to announcement Monday from the company, potentially work on scripted and unscripted series as well as docu-series, documentary films, and features. 
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features. — Netflix US (@netflix) May 21, 2018 “One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them share their experiences with a wider audience,” said President Obama. “That’s why Michelle and I are so excited to partner with Netflix – we hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and …

Wales' Royal Wedding donation to benefit Liberia



Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, got married over the weekend in a royal wedding that had as many guests attending but many more eyeballs around the world viewing.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, according to Kensington Palace had decided that anyone who might wish to mark the #RoyalWedding considers making a donation to charity, rather than sending a wedding gift.
The Palace subsequently released the list of seven charities that donors could pick from to assist. Governments and individuals have so far been making donations.
"This funding will help save the lives of mothers and babies in Sub Saharan Africa."

One donation that has caught our eyes is that of Wales. The country’s £1,500 donation will be made to a Welsh charity Life for African Mothers, the BBC reported last Friday.
The amount will fund trip for a Welsh midwife likely to travel to Liberia, to train up to 30 local midwives. The aim is to teach them ways of making pregnancy and child birth safer.
“This …

Popular African blogger, Linda Ikeji is expecting a child

Linda Ikeji is expecting a child, her sister, Laura Ikeji, announced on Sunday. In an Instagram update, Laura posted images of her sister’s baby bump, a development that has been warmly received on the Internet. Congratulation Linda!!!

Royal wedding 2018 fashion in photos: Best dressed celebrities as Meghan Markle weds Prince Harry in Windsor

British brands, spring colours and plenty of feathers made their way into the castle at Windsor. Among the first to arrive for the ceremony were British actor Idris Elba, singer James Blunt and US TV star Oprah Winfrey, who looked elegant in a pale pink Stella McCartney tiered dress and matching hat.