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Egbere: Keeping the Mat by Fabling Pam

African supernatural short story “Nwe! Nwe! Nwe!” the cries of the child could be heard echoing through the empty night. A cry that would make any concerned human, venture into the forest, were the sound...
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#MelaninPopping: when they ask about “Black Is Beautiful” show them these Ben Bond pics

There is something about the Black skin, the perfection of melanin that cannot be denied. When people talk about #MelaninPopping, this is because that is exactly what Black Skin does. It shines out; begging to...
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Nigerian-born Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Shatters Sotheby’s Record, Art Auctions For $1.1m

Nigerians are at it again. You don't have to like it, but sooner or later, we will have no choice but to sit up and recognise that there is a New World Order, and...
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Nse Ikpe-Etim in Conversation as Part of BFI BLACK STAR SEASON

A ground-breaking 3-day programme of international Nigerian Cinema took place Fri 18 – Sun 20 November 2016 at the BFI Southbank as part of BFI BLACK STAR. The 'Beyond Nollywood' weekender showcased a new crop...
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Africa, my Africa! Check out Okavango Safari Lodge – Okavango Delta, Botswana

A small boutique luxury hotel in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, the Okavango Safari Lodge and it is a marvel.  The Okavango Delta is considered one of the seven natural wonders of the African continent....
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Nigerian Caleb Femi named London’s first Young People’s Laureate

The world is full of fine, young Nigerians, and in these trying times, it does us good to remember that. We have fine minds in just about every field you can think of: from...
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Nigerian Cake Art Collaboration: a sweet celebration of skill, talent and flair

I always thought there wasn't a cake I could not eat. Except fruit cake, naturally. Fruit cake are not natural and have something of the underworld about them but then again, everyone knows this....
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Wakaa The Musical: The written review

I'm hoping that I will have the words to properly articulate how I feel about Wakaa The Musical. It's been almost twenty-four hours and I'm still buzzing. Jeez, people are lucky I didn't have my...
Mandela Trilogy presented by Cape Town Opera. Credit John Snelling

Africa Utopia returns to London Southbank Centre with comedy, performance, talks, fashion and music

Africa Utopia returns for a fourth time to London Southbank Centre to explore what can be learnt and celebrated from modern Africa and the African diaspora. The festival investigates the arts and culture of...
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A military sucker punch, like that of the old days of Dambe Boxing

Random Saturday evening, Typical gridlock, Undetermined hour, Lagos. Much is made about thanking the Creator (if you aren't agnostic/atheist) for Fridays, but I like to think that the essence of such gratitude is defeated if you are reporting...

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