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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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An Interview with Dayo Forster of Toghal
3 years ago

An Interview with Dayo Forster of Toghal

Bridging the gap between tradition and modernity is no easy feat. Yet Toghal, a promising new Africa-inspired textile company, seems to have made that leap effortlessly with its …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu
3 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
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Nappys de Babi: Natural hair is in style in Cote d’Ivoire
3 years ago

Nappys de Babi: Natural hair is in style in Cote d’Ivoire

The natural hair movement is slowly gaining popularity in Africa’s cosmopolitan circles. Nappys de Babi is an online community of Ivorian women celebrating the beauty of natural hair. …
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Kanja: The African King
3 years ago

Kanja: The African King

Kanja (aka the Afrikan King) is determined to make 2014 his year. While Nigerians and Ghanaians tend to dominate the African music charts, this UK-born Kenyan singer is …
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Snapshot: TJ Letsa
3 years ago

Snapshot: TJ Letsa

My name is TJ Letsa. I am twenty-six years old and currently live in Accra, Ghana. I began photography quite accidentally. I had a friend who was into wedding photography …
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