Afromedia is a specialized media group promoting global knowledge of Africa

Afromedia News Corp.....Connecting Your World

Afromedia News Corp is a New York State registered corporation and the Publisher of Conect Magazine.


* Building the largest Digital Data Library on Africa businesses and products

* Creating Conect Right Business to rank and track 1000 African companies'

* Giving global investing communities the right tools to invest in Africa. 

* E commerce platform for 55 African countries to exchange good within and with the world.

* Informative guidelines to Cultural and vacations destinations in Africa  

Conect Magazine


Conect is a socio-economic publication that aims to become a major tool, for the global audience, looking to connect with the booming economy and business opportunities in Africa. This is a truly global publication; it is a special monthly publication in three languages, English, French and Chinese. Eight monthly digital editions and four quarterly editions both in digital and print editions will reach over 3,000,000 people in 30 countries.

' We are building the largest digital Library of African Culture and Economy, bringing you the best of Africa and taking the world on the amazing journey  of the First Continent.'

Idris Olagoke Badmus

Chairman and CEO 

Afromedia Brings You The Best of Africa

Amazing Cultural Events: Afromedia is the International Media Partner for the African Drum Festival and many other Special Events in Africa


Afromedia News Corp is the international Media Partner for the African Drum Festival and the main organizer of the Pre- and Post-Festival promotions and activities. Countless as the African mineral and natural resources are; Perhaps the most underutilized is the economic power of our rich cultural heritage. ADF has given Afromedia the opportunity to take sounds of our culture on a global tour. It enables the company to create a permanent Digital Library for the future generation for the first time, as well as generate revenue to further the promotion of our culture.    

Conect Right Business Index gives all the tools needed to plug you into the booming African Economy.

Conect Right Business Index

Afromediatv streams the latest and the best films, musics and special events from every part of the continent. Afromediatv is available for all our subscribers in North America, Europe and Asia.


ADF 2017

Artist, Performers and Cultural Troupes from all over Africa at ADF 2017


From Special Documentaries to Latest films, Musics and Cultural Events, Afromediatv brings the best entertainment from every country in Africa.

Seasoned and Diversed Board and Management

Idris Olagoke Badmus. Chairman and CEO

  Idris Olagoke Badmus is the Founder and the President of the African Center Foundation (ACF). ACF is an International Humanitarian Organization that collaborates with communities and people in Africa to develop education and local industries. The organization he founded in 1989 obtained a special Consultative Status with United Nations in 2003. Currently African Center Foundation is in twenty two African countries, Italy, Britain and the United States. He was the founder and the Editor-In-Chief of the Africa Today, a multilingual, international News Magazine, published in Italian, French, English, Africa Today was first Published in 1994. He started his writing carrier at the age of seventeen, when he wrote a short drama for the British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC].  

James Anthony Nicholas. Director

  James Anthony Nicholas is the President of Island Way Sorbet Inc and a renowned International Commodities Trader. As a former President and CEO of Gulf Pacific Seafood, he extended the reach of the company to West and South Africa, Guyana and Brazil. He increased sales within 5 years exceeding $12,000,000 million U.S. dollars and acquired and continues to maintain all Costco Wholesale regions in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, expanding into Sam’s Club, Smart & Final, BJ’s Wholesale, and Meijer Superstores.   He is coordinating and strategizing with South African Partners to increase profit margins and expand customer growth by bringing sorbet production to the United States.   

Abiodun Asekun. Vice Chairman

  Engieer Abiodun Asekun has more than 30 years of experience in management, team building, human resources development, strong leadership skills, value added business approach, engineering, modifications, airline operations, maintenance and refurbishment of aircraft working with Airlines and various MRO companies. Most recently he worked with American Airlines and American Eagles Airlines. His carrier covers all facets of engineering and operations, with extensive experience in profit and loss, cash flow and balance sheet management, overhaul and engineering services, logistics support specializing in repair development, cost savings, team building approach and diversity management.  As the Director of Engineering he ran the engineering operations and was responsible for the oversight of maintenance, repairs, airframes, components, inspections, power plant engineering, logistics support and compliance to safety regulations. He recently retired from AMR and currently the CEO of CADAAERO LLC.   

Zents Kunle Sowunmi. President and Publisher

  Zents Kunle Sowunmi is a bold and prolific writer on African and social issues. Fondly called the “The Oracle” on the social media, he said, it is all about speaking and writing the truth; fear is the surrogate for pain; address it when it comes. He is a widely traveled writer and author of “Before the Journey Became Home”, Ogun State: Policy of manipulation, “President Obama: Hero or Villain of Capitalism?” The Vultures and Vulnerable, his new book and Unequally Yoking will hit the US market in the first quarter of 2015. New issues Magazine in Abuja Nigeria said no one can report the political history of Nigeria indeed Africa with humor than the Oracle, he controls the suspense and humor page by page, 


Robin Evaige. Director of Media and Public Relations

 Ms. Evaige is Managing Partner of Élan Elite Consulting, LLP, a professional consulting company in Dallas, TX USA specializing in international business development in Nigeria and other regions of Africa.  For the past 5 years, Ms. Evaige has focused her expertise in developing new business opportunities in Nigeria in the technology, banking and oilfield industries.
Ms. Evaige served for 4 years as Vice President of Business Development with Zycom Surveillance, a high-tech security surveillance company in Dallas, TX.  

Nurudeen Bolarinwa Oyedele. MD AF Media. Nigeria

  Alhaji Nurudeen Bolarinwa Oyedele is an administrator with over 30 years’ experience in management, particularly human resources development. He rose steadily in the service of Ogun State government in Nigeria to the exalted post of Permanent Secretary and retired statutorily in 2016.   Alhaji Oyedele is an entrepreneur who has since devoted his life to development of his business outfit, Ojumo Enterprises, a builders’ mart based in Abeokuta. He is the Chairman/CEO.   Alhaji Oyedele equally ventured into Educational Development of the younger ones. He is the Proprietor of Soltab Foundation Schools (Nursery, Primary & College) also based in Abeokuta. He is widely traveled.     

Charles Olisemeke Ogbolu. Director of Marketing

  Charles Olisemeke Ogbolu is the Regional Director for African Network International  Corp in Lagos Nigeria and the Director of Program for the African Center Foundation in West Africa.  He joined African Center Foundation in 2005 and has been a major architect of the Foundation expansion in Africa and successful implementation of most of its projects. Mr. Ogbolu is currently in charge of marketing, sales and advertising for Afromedia in 20 African countries .

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