Author Archives: Tim Neill

Racquel Palmer: Actress who paid for a billboard to get Tyler Perry’s attention lands a lead role in his new TV project

Actress Racquel Palmer went viral in 2019 after she spent $2000 to get the attention of entertainment mogul Tyler Perry. Determined to star in one of his projects, the actress paid to for an Atlanta billboard that read: “Attention Mr Perry. Raquel Palmer is your next leading lady.” Below the text were links to her website and social media platform. 

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Meet John Amanam: The Nigerian Artist Who Crafts Prosthetic Body Parts For Darker Skin Tones

A Nigerian artist has put his expertise in special effects to amazing use! 33-year-old John Amanam’s business Immortal Cosmetic Art specialises in the production and distribution of prostheses for amputees with darker skin tones. Amanam was made aware of the gap when his brother lost his hand in a car accident. He realised that there were very few natural-looking prostheses

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Netflix Working On Film About True Story of Syrian Refugee Sisters Turned Olympic Swimmers, Sarah and Yusra Mardini

Netflix has announced a new original movie! The project is based on the true story of former Syrian refugee sisters turned Olympic swimmers, Sarah and Yusra Mardini. The Swimmers will be brought to the screen by Welsh-Egyptian writer and director Sally El-Hosaini. The sisterly bond will be reflected on screen with real-life sisters Manal and Nathalie Issa casted as the

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New Zealand Introduce Climate Change Legislation, Requiring Financial Firms To Disclose Environmental Impact Of Investments

New Zealand has taken a big step in the battle against the impact of climate change. Legislators are currently discussing new regulations. These would require the biggest investors in the countries financial sector to disclose how their choices will impact the environment. This is part of an initiative to make the entire country carbon neutral by 2050. Finance businesses have

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Maryland Inmates To Receive University Education

Georgetown University will be granting higher education to prison inmates in Maryland. The Georgetown Prisons and Justice Initiative (PJI) is set to launch a five-year programme that will allow inmates in Maryland to gain bachelors degrees. Inmates will be following courses administered by Georgetown University, which is based in Washington. Representatives from Georgetown met with the Maryland Department of Public

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Meet Marwa Elselehdar: Egypt’s First Female Ship Captain Taking The World By Storm

Growing up, Marwa Elselehdar always had a deep love for the sea. When it was time to pick a career path, she was immediately drawn to the Arab academy’s Department of Maritime Transport and Technology. With support from her family, she became the first Egyptian woman to study in the department. This ignited the journey that would eventually lead to

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