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Creative Fashion Short Courses In Vogue

Around the world, people are feeling the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seeking escape, wanting to earn a little cash through a side hustle, or pursuing a nostalgic longing for simpler times, many are turning to creativity and the arts. Maryne Steenekamp, Head of Stadio School of Fashion says short courses are a great option …

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Fola Folayan

Fola Folayan: From Radio Presenter To Broadcast Trainer

She wants to raise the bar for Broadcast Journalism in Nigeria_ For thirteen years, Fola Folayan worked as a radio broadcaster in Nigeria; filling various roles as a content producer, presenter, and newscaster in different media organizations across the country. But she wanted more. She wanted to develop talent for the broadcast industry and in …

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The Africa Channel Brings Nollywood Films to US and Global Audiences

The Africa Channel (TAC), the longest-running independent,  minority-owned media company focused on presenting pan-African content to global audiences,  announces a wide-ranging licensing and distribution deal with ROK Studios, a Canal+ company, bringing  premier Nollywood films to US and global audiences.   The licensing and distribution partnership will encompass current releases and hundreds of hours  from the …

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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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