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Africa Fashion Week London, 2015

Africa Fashion Week London, 2015
African style came to sunny London town last week (I said, last week!), as Africa Fashion Week London came to town. And this year it brought some of the warmest and most striking vibrant patterns and hues we can look ...
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African Voices: Benjamin Kwakye

African Voices: Benjamin Kwakye
Benjamin Kwakye is a voice to be heard. The Ghanaian novelist has written four works of fiction and countless short stories. His first novel, The Clothes of Nakedness, won the 1999 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, ...
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African Voices: NoViolet Bulawayo

African Voices: NoViolet Bulawayo
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2013, We Need New Names is a coming-of-age debut by NoViolet Bulawayo from Zimbabwe. It is beautifully narrated by 10-year-old Darling and for this reason alone, it is on the ...
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Black Women Try Nude Fashion

Black Women Try Nude Fashion
 What does nude clothing, lingerie and hosiery mean to you? Well, we guess the answer would differ according to your skin tone. For people of colour, ‘nude’ means shades of white, which, ain’t ever ...
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How To Limit Crow’s Feet

How To Limit Crow’s Feet
“Crow’s feet” or ‘laughter lines’ around the eyes and on the forehead are a true, obvious sign of ageing. And for some, an annoying one they’d rather be rid of.  Here’s how to limit ...
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Can Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?

Can Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
The story last week about the woman who claims drinking nine cups of green tea a day helped her to lose five stone in one year must have boosted green tea sales tremendously – especially as it’s holiday ...
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African Artists: WizKid (Naija)

African Artists: WizKid (Naija)
26-year old Wizkid is one of Naija’s fastest-rising performers, thanks to a string of massive hits including collaborations with Olamide and Akon and his gorgeous voice, of course. So, who is this young ...
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African Art: A Night In Namibia

African Art: A Night In Namibia
We had to share this stunning photo with you. Entitled, ‘A night at Deadvlei, in Namibia’, the exquisite African art was captured by photographer Beth McCarley and her exceptional talent scooped her first ...
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