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In The Right Hands, Pure Malt Becomes Pure Art

Three of SA’s top visual artists come together to present a new art medium, “Pure Malt” For the first time in South African art history, three of the country’s top artists will simultaneously showcase artworks using 1000s of malt grains in their works. In a unique national art installation, the artists – Sindiso Nyoni, Yay …

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Fashion Industry

Standing Out In The Crowded Fashion Industry – What Does It Take?

Local fashion designers have it tough. The industry is a mixed bag filled with creatives who strive to produce original work, international fashion giants with huge budgets, and copycats whose focus is to produce good quality fakes. What does it take to stand out, scale and remain lucrative in such a competitive industry? South African …

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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 vast continent. Information that does not get highlighted very much is the fact that the region is so vast and …

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Influencer Marketing in Africa

A Forum Exploring Influencer Marketing in Africa

WaxPrint Media presents the Influencer Africa forum on Thursday, 27 May 2021 from 1:00- 4:00 pm GMT. This virtual forum is a platform for brands, marketers, and influencers to explore trends, challenges, and successful case studies of influencer partnerships as well as highlighting opportunities for influencers to best take advantage of their social platforms and …

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Get to Know Africa’s Indigenous Tribes Who Have Preserved Their Cultures for Centuries

Africa is one of the continents still with indigenous tribes who still maintain their cultures. These are two of the many inventions that have come to define our modern society. But, somewhere in remote areas and rich plains of Africa, there are groups of people who continue to live peacefully without dependence on any of the …

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Africa Month – Capture Your African Heritage

May is Africa Month, and the African Union’s theme for this year is ‘Arts, Culture, and Heritage’. Forever Family just launched its service offering that records the existence of African families. Obakeng Kunupi is the founder and creative mind of the Forever Family e-zine and family directory. His intention is to unite Africans through their …

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‘World Day For Culture Diversity’ To Act As A Stepping Stone For Greater Cultural Understanding And Acceptance

The 21st May 2021 sees South Africa join the world in celebrating ‘World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development’. This day has been held annually since 2001 when UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity. This year, the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL …

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Branson Centre And UNDP Aim To Enable Entrepreneurs With New Food Innovation Challenge

Food Waste Innovation Challenge launched in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 10 entrepreneurs to be selected for a six-month go-to-market and investor-readiness mentorship programme Challenge is supported by partner UNDP Accelerator Labs South Africa Today, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa announces the launch of its Food Waste Innovation Challenge. The Challenge …

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Apple Music Celebrates The Spirit Of Umoja For Africa Month

With the eyes and ears of the world currently on Africa, Apple Music is celebrating Africa Month this May with a campaign themed around Umoja and a message of unity and togetherness. The campaign also shines a spotlight on the new generation of African artists who are changing the narrative in the music industry locally …

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The Architectural Splendour of Ancient Africa

Ancient African architecture has a mystical charm that reveals the true nature of the continent that is steeped in tradition and culture. While we live in modern times with beautiful modern buildings, it is the primeval structures that burst with ageless allure and fascination. From Mali to Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Egypt, if the following structures …

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