African Music: Samba Toure (Mali)

African Music: Samba Toure (Mali)
To listen to his music is to become immersed in a Malian history lesson, set to the cries of pain, tears of happiness and moans of love and hope of the rich, diverse African nation. With music, Samba Toure manages to ...
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Zomba Prison Project: Malawi

Zomba Prison Project: Malawi
In the summer of 2013, Grammy-winning producer, Ian Brennan, and his wife, Italian photographer and filmmaker, Marilena Delli, travelled to the border of Malawi and Mozambique to film the music of mixed male and female ...
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Nigeria Bans FGM

Nigeria Bans FGM
Back in May 2015, Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as president of Nigeria. His predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan made sure he would never be forgotten by passing an historic law before he left – he banned female ...
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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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