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Xenophobia in the “Rainbow Nation”
5 months ago

Xenophobia in the “Rainbow Nation”

South Africa has developed a history of xenophobic attacks. As a South African it pains me to say this but there can be no denying what has played out over …
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In Congo DRC, Goma Sings For Peace
6 months ago

In Congo DRC, Goma Sings For Peace

Amani Festival reunited more than 34,000 people in 3 days of music, dance, and culture to promote and demand peace in the still wounded North-Kivu region, east of the Democratic …
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Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign
6 months ago

Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign

‘My power is coaching’, says Tolulope Popoola, the award winning Nigerian author, writing coach and publisher, who is one of the 47 star campaigners of Lancôme’s ‘My Shade, My Power’ …
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Attend the South American Business Forum 2017
6 months ago

Attend the South American Business Forum 2017

During the time I spent at university I made a glorious discovery: academics is not just about studying and writing exams, it is about travelling and discovering as well. Conferences …
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7 Artists Who Bare Their Souls
6 months ago

7 Artists Who Bare Their Souls

To showcase one’s art means to open yourself up to interpretation and critique from others. It is a truly vulnerable act that can often be taken for granted. These seven …
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Marianne Olaleye’s photography celebrates black and minority ethnic women
6 months ago

Marianne Olaleye’s photography celebrates black and minority ethnic women

Marianne Olaleye is the London-based portrait photographer whose stunning work is on the cover of our latest issue. She is currently studying full-time for her master’s at London School of Economics. …
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Nairobi to Kigali: An East African Safari
6 months ago

Nairobi to Kigali: An East African Safari

The minute the bus that was to ferry me from Nairobi to Kigali pulled up to the front of the bus station, my heart sank to my stomach. Too late …
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South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address
6 months ago

South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address

The youngest Member of Parliament (MP) in South Africa, 24-year-old Hlomela Bucwa, took her turn to address the house for the first time on Tuesday. She delivered a contribution to …
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Exposure Issue
6 months ago

Exposure Issue

Our 17th issue, the Exposure Issue, will focus on the theme of vulnerability, highlighting individuals who have used openness, humility, strength, and self expression to challenge rigid value systems and affect …
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OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa
6 months ago

OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa

A new Morocco-based seed investment fund, dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, launches. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s …
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