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African Fashion: Lamipo Somoye (Naija)

African Fashion: Lamipo Somoye (Naija)
Lamipo Somoye is another Nigerian designer to watch hard. Her designs ooze style, class and control. These walk out of the boardroom to dinner or a party with attitude. All the African fashion blogs are in love with ...
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African Fashion: Wannifuga (Naija)

African Fashion: Wannifuga (Naija)
Nigerian fashion is more than just the buba and iro. Nowadays the African – and especially Nigerian – fashion industry is growing, bursting with new brands and Nigerian Designer and stylist, Toluwanni ...
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Lupita Nyong’o Talks Style

Lupita Nyong’o Talks Style
Lupita Nyong’o’s edgy shaved hairstyle was never a conscious rebel decision – but it has made the actor happier than hair ever did and shows off her exquisite complexion than a fancy hairstyle ever could. ...
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African Music: Abramz (Uganda)

African Music: Abramz (Uganda)
Tekya “Abramz” Abraham better known as ‘Abramz’ has been at the top of the African music scene for over 20 years now and is considered to be Uganda’s best -if not, the country’s ...
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Our Favourite Poets: Safia Elhillo

Our Favourite Poets: Safia Elhillo
Safia Elhillo is one of our favourite poets. A first generation Sudanese-American poet, she was born in Maryland, Washington D.C. but has lived in Egypt, England, and Switzerland (her father worked for the U.N). Safia ...
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Our Favourite Poets: Warshan Shire

Our Favourite Poets: Warshan Shire
Warsan Shire is a ‘Kenyan-born Somali’ writer, editor and educator based in London. She is also one of our favourite poets because we recognise ourselves in her beautiful words. Warsan has been published in ...
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Must Have: ZAAF Leather Weekender

Must Have: ZAAF Leather Weekender
If you are looking for a beautiful weekend bag, practical enough to carry just enough goodies to see you through a few days, (or perhaps even a good session in the gym), at your lover’s house, a weekend break or ...
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