AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Did Goodluck Jonathan pay $1 million from anti-poverty fund to bring Beyonce and Jay-Z to Nigeria?

Whatever Jay-Z and Beyonce were expecting when they went to Nigeria in 2006, they can’t have seen this one coming.

Monday, October 5th, 2009

AFRICAN WOMEN DON’T DO FASHION

Sub-Saharan Africa does not bring to mind an image of a woman with perfectly manicured nails flipping through glossy magazines in search of the latest handbag or celebrity haircut. It would be interesting to know what the...

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

AFRICA AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Featuring designers Lisa Fola­wiyo, Folake Folarin-Coker, Eric Raisina and David Tlale. Sponsored by the glossy Nigerian magazine, ARISE. Is this all worth it? Will North Americans and Europeans buy the clothes or does inclusion of African designers...