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New Ways Africans Are Splurging On Their Physical And Mental Health

A growing health-oriented culture is sweeping across the continent There’s a bustle of activity outside Virgin Active Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa. The door revolves continuously as people walk in and out. Inside, the floor...
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What’s Up With the African Headwrap?

Headwraps have been worn by both men and women on the continent since the days of ancient Egypt and Nubia.Historians have linked the wearing of headwraps as members of royalty in Pharaonic times,...
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Debunking The Myths, Stereotypes, And The Status Quo By Curating New African Narratives

For decades, the mass media in the world has packaged and depicted a disturbing pattern on African life. This pattern always highlights poverty, corruption, conflict, and disease as the defining factors of life on this...
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How Creative Architecture Is Finding A Home In Africa

Home development firms, architects and designers across Africa are not only providing a solution to the continent’s housing problems, especially in big cities, but are also contributing to building up the continent’s urban living...

7 Popular Dishes To Know In African Cuisine

African cuisine is as diverse as the many cultures that exist on the continent, and its cuisine is not only reflective of this rich diversity but is also full of flavour. Besides the great-tasting...
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5 African Web Series To Watch

Gone are the days when missing your favourite TV show caused a lot of stress because there was no way to catch a repeat, so you had to wait another week for a new...
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How Graffiti Artists Are Driving The Matatu Industry In Nairobi

THE MORE SWANKY THE BETTERMatatus (Public transport buses/vans) are iconic on the busy streets of Nairobi. Graffiti artists try to make each matatu louder than the next with custom designs covered in flashy colors,...
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How Two Women From Joburg Are Dismantling Colourism

If you frequently play in the streets of Twitterville, chances are you have come across hashtags like #teamlightskin, #darkskingirlsbelike, and #lightskingirlsbelike. While some of these hashtags are sometimes accompanied by humourous memes, beneath the surface...
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10 Favorite Films of Akin Omotoso

Akin Omotoso directed the award-winning film Vaya which will be having its European premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, 2017. The film was also screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at...
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10 Ways To Say “I Love You”, In South Africa

It's important to do something out of the ordinary to show affection to the one you love. Whether you’re in need of things to do for Valentine’s Day or any other day for that...
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Director, Akin Omotoso Speaks On The Forces To Filmmaking

“You’re fortunate to make a film and you’re fortunate to get the film out. All the things that happen afterwards are great, but that’s not why you do it. You do it to be...
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Refresh Your Waste Products into Something Beautiful

There has been substantial positive technological development in recent years that has improved our lives in one way or another. However, as we celebrate these contributions, we are faced with a subsequent problem: What...
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