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Archive for September, 2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Out of Africa Redux

Every Journey Began in Africa. Oh, really? Checking in from that mythical magical place known as “Africa” (or, as Women’s Wear Daily reports, an “arid South African vista”) are Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson, founders of the fashion brand, Edun, for which the above campaign was shot. The campaign is part of a push

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Music Wednesdays

The video for the remix of the song “Champion,” the tune by Nigerian reggae fusion artist, Pype, this time featuring other Nigerian heavyweights Dagrin, Vector, Naeto C, Sasha and GT.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The ‘Touareg’ Show

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Nollywood Recipe

Nigerian director and producer, Ade Adepegba, speaking ahead of the new film festival, Nollywood Now–apparently the first entirely dedicated to the genre–that takes place in London from 6-12 October: Nigerians are the largest group of Africans living...

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Where does the money go?

Brett Davidson How transparent are governments? How easy is it for citizens to get hold of information about how governments are spending their money? It is this question that a recent international research project set out to...

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Manifest Destiny

Chief Boima Earlier this week I attended a panel at the UN’s Millennium Development Goals Summit on inclusive employment in Africa with participants that included such high profile figures as Mo Ibrahim, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and Mizengo Kayanza...

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