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Tales of Africa Event on 28th October

Kicking off an entire weekend of celebration for all things African, Brighton Museum will be hosting ‘Passion For Fashion: An Evening of Tales from Africa’ on Friday 28th October. This is a great opportunity to visit the Fashion Cities Africa exhibition and to really get a feel for African fashion, …

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Seun Kuti releases new EP Struggle Sounds

Nigerians and Afrobeat lovers across the world often wonder what songs and actions they would have witnessed from Fela Kuti, had he still been alive today. Fortunately, for the music world, Fela’s legacy continues to make waves to this day, through his highly talented sons Femi and Seun Kuti – …

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AFROPUNK – A Carnival of Consciousness

AFROPUNK’S UK debut arrived on a warm September Saturday afternoon at Alexandra Palace in North London. From the initial announcement of the event it had everyone talking in the music industry and beyond. From the original headline act M.I.A being dropped, [following the outrage caused by her comments on the Black Lives Matter …

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Shantel shares her MamMaw fashion journey

At 14, Shantel MamMaw got her first sewing machine and began making outfits for her friends to wear at Carnival. Shantel’s brand, MAM-MAW, now offers a range of stylish and unique designs with a strong African theme – including Ankara, Kente and other traditional fabrics. Everything she sells is envisioned …

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Ujima Presents HairStories 2016

Let’s Create History Through Our HairStories! HairStories will coincide with Black History Month, and will take place on Saturday 29th October 2016 at the City of Westminster College, Paddington Green, London. HairStories seeks to celebrate African hair through the ages and the importance of African heritage. The event is designed …

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Sounds of Africa Radio: Summer Vibes

SOUNDS OF AFRICA RADIO  || #SOAR || w/ AFRICA FASHION       AFRICAN HITS: TOP 10 Summer Vibes 2016 Mixed by FELIX NASHITO Listen,Watch & Share! You can follow Nashito on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram PLUS MixCloud and read our exclusive interview over here. 10. NIGERIA Dotman – Akube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeTdV4U7LwU 9. TANZANIA Harmonize – Matatizo …

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PFM Showcase 2016 Catwalk Models Selected

On 20th August, the 4th Passion For Motherland Showcase event will take place in London. Alongside internationally acclaimed musicians like Gasandji Rever and Mulele Matondo Afrika, there will be powerful poetry from Mell Nyoko and Christina Fonthes. The event itself will be hosted by BBC Africa’s Nora Fakim and the money raised …

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