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African Fashion Week Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) 
2 weeks ago

African Fashion Week Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) 

Join us as we celebrate arts, culture, fashion, style, and diversity at the fifth edition of one of Toronto’s most anticipated fashion events, African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT) presented by the Fashion Ready Organization …
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Annual Africa All Star Music Fest Starring Tekno, Stonebwoy, Sauti Sol and Franko With Surprise Special Guests
1 month ago

Annual Africa All Star Music Fest Starring Tekno, Stonebwoy, Sauti Sol and Franko With Surprise Special Guests

The world’s biggest Afrobeat and Afropop superstars will be shutting down Toronto this summer at the much anticipated AFRICA All Star Music Fest inside premier entertainment hot spot REBEL (formerly known as Sound …
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Kitenge Festival UK returns for the 5th year
2 months ago

Kitenge Festival UK returns for the 5th year

Kitenge Festival UK returns for the 5th year running on the 12th August, 2017 at Newham Leisure Centre, 281 Prince Regent Lane, E13 8SD London. This is a one day unique platform which showcases Africa’s valuable, distinctive and …
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SEMBENE: Stream it FREE on Vimeo this weekend!
2 months ago

SEMBENE: Stream it FREE on Vimeo this weekend!

YES! This weekend, now through Sunday only… stream Sembene for free on Vimeo! A film festival favorite, “Sembene!” made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and subsequently …
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The Inanda Africa Cup 2017 Dates Announced
3 months ago

The Inanda Africa Cup 2017 Dates Announced

The Africa Cup returns this autumn, on Sunday, 20 August 2017, to the picturesque Inanda Club, situated in the heart of Sandton.

This unique knockout polo championship offers an action-packed …
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UK’s Biggest Natural Hair Festival to Celebrate Black Culture
3 months ago

UK’s Biggest Natural Hair Festival to Celebrate Black Culture

For so long, Black people have experienced discrimination because of the colour of their skin and texture of their natural hair. Although, the standard of beauty is becoming diverse, the …
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Journey to West Africa for Litro Magazine’s latest #WorldSeries installment
3 months ago

Journey to West Africa for Litro Magazine’s latest #WorldSeries installment

Journey to West Africa for Litro Magazine’s latest #WorldSeries instalment – an inaugural Literary Weekender – to explore the cultural and literary landscapes of Ghana and Nigeria: a Literary Highlife. …
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Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London
4 months ago

Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London

The Fashion Africa Conference hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide returns to London on Africa Day in May 2017. There is no other Fashion conference of this scale outside of …
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RECAP: Yale’s 2017 African Development Conference Inspired Collaboration
4 months ago

RECAP: Yale’s 2017 African Development Conference Inspired Collaboration

The Yale Association for African Peace and Development (YAAPD), an undergraduate student organization of Yale University founded in 2012, is aimed at complementing the university’s liberal arts curriculum with education …
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6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017
4 months ago

6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017

Ayiba was invited to attend the Seedstars Summit 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland as media partners. We watched entrepreneurs from 65+ countries from around the emerging market pitch for a chance …
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