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The security of ordinary Ghanaians attending big social gatherings was tested on Saturday as a grand, 20th-anniversary celebration of Ghanaian music was marred by violence in Accra.

The Game of Thrones season eight finale has not even aired yet … and fans are already requesting a makeover of the concluding season. What at first seemed like petty online remarks have grown into an enraged petition from the show’s viewers, intent on registering displeasure with the turn of events in the show.

In the fast-paced, super-competitive creative bubble we know as Hollywood, there are many black celebrities on the rise. Most film fans assume that these stars are black Americans but in fact there are ever-increasing numbers of top names in the US film industry who are African-born or African by descent. And a good number of these screen whizzes are blazing the Hollywood trail, many of them bagging awards while they’re at it.

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