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Monday, September 24th, 2012

My favorite photographs N°7: Aida Muluneh

Ethiopian Aida Muluneh is one of the hardest working and most talented photographers I have ever met. Identifying African female photographers who document the continent is worth a PhD thesis due to the amount of research that will be required to find them. Aida breaks the mould and lives in Addis Ababa where she founded

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Summer List | Africa Tumblrs

Tumblrs are basically micro blogs for lazy readers who want some eye-candy. They are usually about photos; and tumblr is one of the new genres of social media that rewards one for being able to curate the...

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Dakar Fashion Week

Guest Post by Tanya Bindra Last May, Vogue Italia devoted their entire issue to Africa and called it “Rebranding Africa”. Naturally, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon was on the cover. The issue details the Vogue expedition into Africa,...

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

World Theater Day in Tunis, Part II

March 25th is dedicated in the world to theater. In the spirit of that day, stage actors gathered at Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in front of the Municipal Theatre, Tunis. But, apparently, this event coincided with a demonstration...

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Ode to Oshodi Market

One of the more endearing attributes of Lagos, Nigeria are the markets. In varying sizes and forms, they attract a multitudes from the region for various reasons. Wholesale, retail, technology, textiles, car parts, all sorts of meat,...

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