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Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas
2 years ago

Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas

Nigerian-born, London-based designer Duro Olowu was recently enlisted by Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America, to decorate The White House for 2015 Christmas celebrations.


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BudgIT: Illuminating Government Finances
2 years ago

BudgIT: Illuminating Government Finances

In Nigeria, a nation trying to evolve into a strong democracy, the selection by voters of public office holders that protect their interests has been particularly challenging. In …
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Let’s Keep Felabrating
2 years ago

Let’s Keep Felabrating

My people self dey fear too much We fear for the thing we no see We fear for the air around us We fear to fight for freedom

We fear …
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Dorien Beurskens on empowering African youth
2 years ago

Dorien Beurskens on empowering African youth

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Dutch native, Dorien Beurskens, moved to Kenya in 1995 to work as a volunteer at Don Bosco. Don Bosco is a global organization that empowers young people through its international …
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On Beauty & Body Positivity
2 years ago

On Beauty & Body Positivity

This is the post that I started to write over a year ago and continuously lost my nerve. Today I read about Auntie Oprah’s epic faux pas and …
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2015  African Economic Conference in Kinshasa, DRC
2 years ago

2015 African Economic Conference in Kinshasa, DRC

 

 

 “[The conference] has become a major forum that brings together leading academics and development practitioners from across the globe towards fostering dialogue and exchange of knowledge …
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Love in the time of Nigerian passport
2 years ago

Love in the time of Nigerian passport

“He walks away, the sun goes down, he takes the day but I’m grown”– Amy Winehouse

They met in the most unusual way. Him sitting on a cold …
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The Plus Side of Dating
2 years ago

The Plus Side of Dating

 

 

“He said I like you, I think I really do. But I have never dated a big girl. I am afraid that my friends will tease me.” – …
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Things to do in Lagos: Paint the Night Africa
2 years ago

Things to do in Lagos: Paint the Night Africa

Paint parties have become common as a creative and enjoyable way to spend an evening with friends. For the uninitiated, a “paint party” is an event where people …
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Essence Festival Heads to Durban
2 years ago

Essence Festival Heads to Durban

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After over twenty years in New Orleans, the Essence Music Festival is ready to go global. Yesterday, producers announced that the Festival will expand to Durban, South Africa …
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