Published work

April 2017 

CNN Africa: Awol Erizku opens first European show, slams Trump

Your Receipts: My girlfriend keeps staring at other men 

CNN Africa: Esther Afua Ocloo, Ghanaian entrepreneur, remembered with Google Doodle

The Receipts Podcast: Catering to your man and celebrity culture 

No Carbs After 7: Episode 30 with Phoebe Parke

Your Receipts: I have a boyfriend, but I miss dating black men 

March 2017 

CNN Africa: NASA just made thousands of aerial images of Africa available to the public

The Receipts Podcast: Hair woes and disciplining your kids 

CNN Africa: Ooni of Ife: ‘We will tell our stories ourselves’

CNN Africa: Nomes Dee Instagram takeover

Your Receipts: My girl has put on weight, can I leave her?

CNN Africa: Lina Iris Viktor instagram takeover

CNN Africa: Juliana Kasumu instagram takeover 

The Receipts Podcast: Marriage and lies men tell 

Your Receipts: I had a baby with my best friend

CNN Africa: Loza Maléombho instagram takeover 

The Receipts Podcast: Drunken stories and work husbands 

February 2017 

CNN Africa: Helina Tesega instagram takeover 

CNN Africa: Steve French instagram takeover 

CNN Africa: Gelila Mesfin Shenkut instagram takeover 

The Receipts Podcast: Petty crime and holidays 

Heels Off Uncut: 3 Years Later, I Still Haven’t Met His Mum

CNN Africa: Maki Oh instagram takeover 

CNN Africa: Haneefah Adam instagram takeover


CNN International: British Museum exhibit explores the art of South Africa

Wandsworth Radio: The time I dissected Stormzy’s Big For Your Boots video

The Receipts Podcast: Male strippers and wifey material 

CNN Africa: Louise Mandumbwa instagram takeover 

CNN Africa: Cynthia Nyongesa instagram takeover 

January 2017 

CNN Africa: Mimi Shodeinde instagram takeover

Wandsworth Radio: The time Asia V met Novelist 

CNN Africa: SLAY Festival instagram takeover

The Receipts Podcast: Celibacy and open relationships 

The Receipts Podcast:  Dating baby daddies and joint bank accounts 

Wandsworth Radio: The time we found out which grime and UK rap artists to watch in 2017

Wandsworth Radio: The first show of 2017 

December 2016 

Wandsworth Radio: The time Scorcher talked about his past life in Edmonton 

The Receipts Podcast: Daddy issues and double standards 

CNN Africa: Kaluhi’s Kitchen instagram takeover

Wandsworth Radio: The time I discovered the chicken connoisseur 

The Receipts Podcast: Interracial dating and first time expectations  

Wandsworth Radio: The time Skepta didn’t need security 

November 2016 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I played new music from P Money

Wandsworth Radio: The time Grime made it to BBC Three 

The Receipts Podcast: Wasteman boxers and women who cheat 

Wandsworth Radio: The time we heard tracks from Wiley’s new album

CNN International: 5 things Africans on Twitter are waiting for now Trump has won the US election

The Receipts Podcast: First dates and moving to guys 

Wandsworth Radio: The time Konnichiwa went gold 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I changed the show’s tagline

October 2016 

The Receipts Podcast: Being cheated on and guys with female friends 

CNN International: Is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the most influential woman in Africa right now?

Wandsworth Radio: The time Apple announced its moved to Wandsworth

CNN International: 2 brothers have tapped into Africa’s coffee renaissance

Wandsworth Radio: The time I was featured on Buzzfeed 

September 2016 

CNN International: Meet the man behind South Africa’s hottest sneaker swap

Wandsworth Radio: The time Cadet came to the studio

CNN International: Nollywood takes center stage at the Toronto International Film Festival

Wandsworth Radio: The time Tempa T dabbled in rock music

CNN International: From teenage headmaster to building the ‘Harvard’ of Africa

CNN International: How a shark attack launched a Paralympic dream

Wandsworth Radio: The time Brotherhood got mixed reviews 

August 2016 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I found out why Notting Hill Carnival started

CNN International: Africans imagine the funny things that would happen #IfAfricaWasASchool

Wandsworth Radio: The time Kano and Skepta couldn’t stop hugging each other

CNN International: South Africa’s first black female pilot is helping other African women take off

Wandsworth Radio: The time Startzy came through

July 2016 

CNN International: Move over Superman, meet Shaka Zulu: the game changing how the world sees Africa

Wandsworth Radio: The time Kid PDU stopped by

Wandsworth Radio: The time Lethal B became a feminist 

CNN International: Uganda’s president stops by the road to make a call, sparks copycats and Twitter memes

CNN International: How one 26-year-old turned $500 into $2 million online

June 2016

Wandsworth Radio: The time I seriously considered Stormzy’s bid to be Prime Minister

CNN International: It’s about to get much easier to find a hotel in Africa

CNN International: Why your next pair of shoes could be made in Ethiopia

CNN International: Why the Black Travel movement has taken off

Wandsworth Radio: The time Big Narstie tried to save the NHS

CNN International: No products for your hair type? Make your own

Wandsworth Radio: The time I used a pop up changing room

CNN International: The African foods finally taking off

CNN International: Dirtied by success? Nigeria is home to city with worst PM10 levels

May 2016 

Wandsworth Radio: The time Jahaziel interrupted me

CNN International: The secret to making a scientific discovery

CNN International: Why Mark Zuckerberg is excited about Nigeria

Wandsworth Radio: The time I said Konnichiwa a lot

CNN International: Kenya’s $13 billion railway project is taking shape

CNN International: Why African music finally has the world’s ear

CNN International: How to make it in Africa’s music industry

Wandsworth Radio: The time I got my edges snatched

April 2016 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I prayed for NoLay

CNN International: The $900 million village with LEDs, Spas, and no cars

Wandsworth Radio: The time I had Fanta with no ice 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I found out Stormzy is an Adele fan

Wandsworth Radio: The time I got big and serious

March 2016 

CNN International: Why are 600 million Africans still without power?

CNN International: Africa’s ‘happiest’ countries revealed

CNN International: The rise of Africa’s super-rich

Wandsworth Radio: The time I crouched among the bins

Wandsworth Radio: The time I discovered the #merky burger

Wandsworth Radio: The time I was fooled by Lady Leshurr clickbait 

February 2016 

CNN International: World’s largest concentrated solar plant switches on in the Sahara

CNN International: Heads up! Africa’s billion dollar hair care industry

Wandsworth Radio: The time I played the Pussycat Dolls

Wandsworth Radio: The time I honoured National side chick day 

Wandsworth Radio: The time I introduced Grime to Wandsworth Radio

January 2016

CNN International: More Africans have access to cell phone service than piped water 

CNN International: How many people use social media in Africa?


November 2015 

CNN International: Dubai’s hottest fashion bloggers share their style secrets

Wandsworth Radio: News Bulletin 21/11/15 12:00

October 2015 

CNN International: What would you ask a former child slave? Join our Twitter chat on #DayoftheGirl

Wandsworth Radio: News Bulletin 24/10/15 14:00

September 2015

CNN International: Kate Moss’ wedding cake baker’s 7 sweetest secrets

August 2015 

CNN International: The wonderfully sinister ‘Kitchen Ghosts’ cooking up a storm 

CNN International: 7 food magicians who’ll melt your mind

July 2015 

CNN International: America’s neon castles: In praise of retro cinema architecture

CNN International: ‘Back to the Future’ creator: ‘They told us time travel movies don’t make money’

CNN International: ‘Game of Thrones’ star Maisie Williams: ‘I was the weird acting kid’

June 2015 

CNN International: Great Scott! Ready for the Back to the Future quiz that’ll get you up to 88?

CNN International: Inside the delightfully dark world of adult animation

CNN International: How a Pixar animator learned to think like an 11-year-old girl

CNN International: #EducationHelpedMe follow my dreams: How school shapes children’s lives

May 2015 

CNN International: This 10-year-old piano prodigy could be the next Chopin

April 2015

CNN International: Conservation hero turns gorilla killers into eco-warriors

CNN International: Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

March 2015 

CNN International: 17 of the most inspirational women’s quotes turned into art

CNN International: Emma Watson: Don’t let anyone tell you what you can or cannot achieve

February 2015

CNN International: Dumping subway trains into the ocean… in a good way

CNN International: The wit and wisdom of Toni Morrison

CNN International: Age before beauty? We’ve got both, actually

CNN International: Is it cruel to kick a robot dog?

January 2015 

CNN International: Going Dutch: Where beautiful windmills turn back the clock

CNN International: The ‘Wind Tree’ that could heat your home

CNN International: The end of Google Glass, or a new beginning? Twitter has its say

CNN International: Christine Lagarde: The rise of a global banking boss

CNN International: #CNNAfrica tech chat: ‘Opportunities here are huge. Why be anywhere else?’

CNN International: Driverless Mercedes, super-fast phone chargers: Coolest tech at CES 2015

December 2014 

CNN International: This brain hat helps the paralyzed make music

CNN International: Leading Women’s most inspiring women of 2014

CNN International: ‘Mdundo’: East African tunes for the mobile generation

CNN International: Five of the best women-only private members clubs

November 2014

If Not Now, When?: Should we or shouldn’t we? The voting conundrum 

October 2014

CNN International: The wit and wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt 

CNN International: How to get girls into STEM — The experts speak

CNN International: Twitter chat as it happened: ‘How can we get girls into STEM?’

CNN International: What happens after you click ‘buy’? Betty-Bot gets to work

CNN International: 12 inspirational quotes from women who rock STEM

September 2014 

CNN International: Meet 12 brilliant African entrepreneurs under 22

CNN International: How do you make the ‘world’s most aerodynamic bike’? Bake it like bread

CNN International: Who are the most social women in fashion?

CNN International: How Mindy Grossman made home shopping hip

August 2014

CNN International: Shenan Chuang: Is this China’s $50 billion woman?

July 2014

CNN International: Life in Nigeria, caught on canvas

June 2014 

CNN International: Bride Price app: ‘Inside joke’ or ‘horrific sexism’?

May 2014 

CNN International: 10 iconic characters born at Cannes

CNN International: African hipsters take vintage fashion back to the future

April 2014

CNN International: Can successful women have it all?

CNN International: Will the West ever understand China?

March 2014 

FashionBeans: MQT Camo Print Poncho

FashionBeans: Marshall Artist Clothing: AW14 Collection

The Drop: Chris Brown x Sprayground Collection Preview

Wandsworth Radio: Wandsworth Radio News – Episode 1

February 2014

FashionBeans: AllSaints Menswear: AW14 Collection Preview 

The Drop: 5 Reasons to Come to The Drop

FashionBeans: Lacoste Spring 2014 Campaign

FashionBeans: Filling Pieces Footwear: SS14 Collection

January 2014

FashionBeans: John Lewis Menswear: SS14 Collection

FashionBeans: Dr. Martens x Brutus Trimfit Shirts 

Huffington Post: “I Do Solemnly Swear Not to Let Free Champagne Cloud My Judgement…” 12 Oaths All Beauty Editor’s Should Swear To

FashionBeans: Men’s F&F Active Sportswear

December 2013

Huffington Post: I thought I was a journalist, and then I went to Uni…

Pretty Shades: Jennifer Lawrence Loves Photoshop

Pretty Shades: Kim Kardashian’s Confident Bikini Stroll

Pretty Shades: Bobbi Brown opens its first UK store

Pretty Shades: Is Cara Delevingne going to start a bacon beauty range?

November 2013

PAUSE Magazine: Interview with Bobby Valentino 

PAUSE Magazine: Nike SneakerBoot Launch: PAUSE Meets Mikill Pane

Wimbledon Guardian: Photographer unearths story of soldier killed in bloody WW1 battle

Wandsworth Guardian: “Dangerous offender” jailed after raping teenager in Balham Hostel

Wimbledon Guardian: Mitcham market hosts Halloween fun

BeBox Blog: The Be Blogger’s Guide – Mazuri Oil Sheen Spray Review

Pretty Shades: Snakes on a Mane: Rihanna channels Medusa in a new shoot by Damien Hirst for GQ Magazine’s 25th anniversary special

October 2013 

Daily Telegraph: It, by Alexa Chung, review

September 2013 

Daily Telegraph: Robert Macfarlane makes Warwick Prize for Writing 2013 shortlist

Daily Telegraph: Doctor Who ebook to be written by Charlie Higson

Daily Telegraph: More than half of us lie about reading classic novels

Daily Telegraph: Now boarding: a Twitter book club for commuters

Daily Telegraph: Alice Oswald wins 2013 Warwick Prize for Memorial