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WINTER IS HERE! … Beauty tips inspired by Game Of Thrones

As the southern regions of Africa prepare for the coming winter, the rest of the world is already celebrating the arrival of a different winter. That is, the fictional one in the widely loved television series, Game Of Thrones. Today marks the beginning of the final season of the...

Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition Of The Legacy Of The ‘Father Of South Africa’

You can't write the history of South Africa without Nelson Mandela, the greatest human right activist, politician and leader in the country's good books. His works continue to be celebrated several years on, charity concerts are being organized in his name annually. In a series of tour capturing and bringing...

Legendary South African Trumpeter Hugh Masekela Celebrated By Google

Google is dedicating the day to South African jazz icon, Hugh Masekela to mark his 80th birthday. Known as the father of Jazz in the country, he died on January 23, 2018. The tech giant is celebrating him with a special colourful doodle of him with his trumpet, wearing traditional print. Enjoy...

Back To The City Festival Line Up Announced – Boity, Cassper Nyovest, Nadia Nakai, Others To Perform

It has been noted that Back To The City festival is the biggest gathering for Hip-Hop music enthusiasts not just from South Africa but across the entire continent of Africa. Hosted annually on April 27 at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown - Johannesburg, a day dedicated by South Africans for the...

IKEA Partners Designers From Africa On ‘Överallt Collection’

Swedish furniture designing and retail giant, IKEA has found a way to blend more colours for its latest collection to be shown in Cape Town, South Africa. Överallt Collection work together with five African designers, with designs set to start showcasing in stores from 1st May 2019. The brand partnered with Issa...

True Music Africa! Boiler Room & Ballentine To Light Up Accra With Kwesi Arthur, La Meme Gang & Amaarae

Ghana is about to witness one of the biggest concerts in the world by Boiler Room and Ballantine called True Music Africa. A stage dedicated solely to locally grown and made artists in the various countries the concert has visited. The Hip-Hop and rap scene is now being dominated by a...

The Vegan Nigerian: The Easiest Way To Prepare Pounded Yam Pancakes

The Vegan Nigerian, a vlogging channel owned by Tomi Makanjuola specialises in the making of different mouthwatering pancakes. In her latest vlog, Tomi prepared Pounded Yam Pancakes using the simplest ingredients. Pounded Yam is a delicacy enjoyed by Nigerians with Vegetable Stew on a regular basis but Toni has found a...

67 Blankets For National Nelson Mandela Day: Using Knitting To Foster Unity Among South Africans

South Africa's rich history can never be written without the iconic former first gentle of the country, Nelson Mandela. Several activities have initiated to always remember him for his fight for a country that was facing a civil war in the apartheid era were colourism was at its peak....

Yinka Ilori x Universal Music: An explosion of colour

Universal Music, the UK’s leading music company have revealed an exciting collaboration with British artist and designer Yinka Ilori for this week’s BRIT Awards. London-based artist Yinka Ilori, who specialises in telling stories through design and inspired by the traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that surrounded him as a child, creates humorous, provocative and fun pieces...

Love In A Line! London-based Nigerian Artist, Yinka Ilori created colourful prints for Universal Music

Yinka Ilori draws huge inspiration from his Nigerian multicultural root to differentiate his work in the creative industry from others especially those from the Western world. His ability to carefully different colours is a delight to watch, hence his recent work captioned 'Love In A Line' for Universal Music,...