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Brolin Mawejje, Uganda’s snowboarding wunderkid

  Brolin Majjewe has big dreams. Brolin Majjewe has what the Mexicans call 'cahones' because Brolin Majjewe wants to be the first Olympian Snowboarder representing Uganda in the 2018 winter...
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Oscar Pistorius: The Opera

As part of Dazed & Digital's new summer US project States of Independence, Joyelle McSweeney, the poet and hybrid-genre novelist behind Nyland, the Sacrographer (2007) and Flet (2007) has...
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The Best: Yefikir Inspires

We couldn't help but be inspired by the latest designs from Fikirte Addis, the young emerging Designer from Addis Ababa. Fikirte creates cultural everyday wear in Ethiopia. Fikirte started designing in high...
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The Great Khat-sby: why it’s being made illegal

The leafy plant khat, which acts as a stimulant when chewed, is about to become a banned class C drug in the UK. But how big a problem is it and why are ministers making it illegal? It could be a scene from a...
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Africans helping Africa now outweighs Western aid

Africans are helping themselves more than aid workers are, according to new research. An analysis of cash flows by Hong Kong-based Ghanaian academic, Adams Bodomo, shows that Africans living outside the...
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The 12 Hottest Startups In Africa 2014

Startups in Silicon Valley usually get all the attention, but there’s a slew of startups in Africa that are aiming to effect change in the continent. In fact, there are now more than 90 tech hubs in and...
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Could Kenya be Africa’s Next Fashion Frontier?

As Nigeria and Angola dazzle the luxury sector, Kenya seems focused on building a fashion market for everyone, says Robb Young. Garden City- a major mall set to open in 2015. NAIROBI, Kenya — Chatting...
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The Missing Education on Black Hair

Kimika Hudson,  founder of The Curly Hair School (www.curlyhairschool.com), discusses the attitudes towards black hair and the latent discrimination people with Afro textured hair face (and how to overcome...