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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 true to the story,” said Film Director and writer, Akin Omotoso, while on set directing a TV series in Johannesburg. Akin …

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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 do we do with our old or obsolete electronics? Our homes and offices are filled with an assortment of electronics. This …

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What’s Trending? Back to School In South Africa

The school term in South Africa has commenced, and many excited parents are taking to social media to post back to school about their children’s significant milestone, which is their first day of school. An interesting fact to note is that kids who are starting school today were born in 2010 when South Africa hosted …

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The Most Searched Questions & Topics on Africa’s Google Searches

Thanks to the internet, people can keep up to date with local and international news. Now, thanks to the internet, we can get a sense of exactly what people are looking for. Google releases a Year In Review report that shows the most searched questions, topics and people for the year. Of course we are primarily …

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Democracy in Africa

Autocracy and social and political instability has for a long time hovered its dark cloud over Africa. Leaders on the continent have made significant changes to turn the continent around for the better towards democracy and good governance. Democracy refers to a form of government where a constitution guarantees basic personal and political rights, fair …

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Resistance And Collaboration: Asameni And The Keys To Christiansborg Castle In Accra

“Yes, you can see the keys. But, you must make an appointment and come back another day. After all, now that we know who you are, for all we know, you may have come to collect the keys from us, and take them back to Denmark,” Nana Samanhyia Darko II, the Gyaasewahene (Chief of Staff) …

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9 of Africa’s Top Power Couples

From doctor turned fashion doyenne, a man of the cloth leading a mega church in Ghana, Africa’s richest woman who started her first business at age 24, and a First Gentleman who once participated in the Olympic Games – it’s no secret that Africa is filled with successful and inspirational individuals. They come from various …

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Johannesburg Butterflies

Johannesburg Has Just Been Invaded by a Million of These

My first trip to South Africa, twenty years ago, was in August when it was rainy and cloudy in Cape Town, but warm and sunny in Johannesburg. With a wet, thick gloomy fog layer hovering overhead, I did not have a chance to appreciate Cape Town, and I thought that Johannesburg was the stunning jewel of …

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