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Film adaptation of ‘Beasts of No Nation’ set for 2015 release
March 12, 2015 Posted by :
Yet another African novel makes a bold entrance into Hollywood. Way back in 2013, Deadline announced that Cary Fukunaga, the director of the critically acclaimed HBO show, ...
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Vendors display sex toys at the 2013 Sexpo sexuality and lifestyle show in Johannesburg. (Pic: AFP)
No doubt, Africans are about that sex toy life
March 3, 2015 Posted by :
Sex toys. Asking about them in polite society usually causes raised eyebrows and mumbles about their inappropriateness, but you don’t need to be a private detective to ...
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A Cafe Neo steward prepares iced coffee for a customer. (Pic: AFP)
Nigeria’s Cafe Neo: Hoping to become the African Starbucks
January 8, 2015 Posted by :
Men in suits order takeaway cappuccinos at the counter. A trendy young crowd occupies comfortable sofas, armed with laptops for a brain-storming session over cafe lattes, frappuccinos ...
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Nigerian luxury handbags make their mark overseas
December 15, 2014 Posted by :
Mention northern Nigeria and the first thing that may spring to mind is Boko Haram. Zainab Ashadu is hoping to change that — by selling designer handbags. ...
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Models present creations made of bark cloth material by fashion designer Jose Hendo. (Pic: AFP)
Ugandan designers seek cut of Africa’s fashion market
November 26, 2014 Posted by :
Mention African style and the fashion crowd thinks Lagos, or Johannesburg. But Uganda’s emerging designers – using a mix of local craft and global savvy – are ...
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