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Shame on Dove or shame on us?

So over the weekend, Dove, the so called 'all women's beauty brand' did this: Unilever, Dove's parent company swiftly apologised, when the Facebook ad was decried as racist in a social-media backlash...
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Angola takes innovation to another level

Everyone in technology across Africa would immediately recognise the name iHUB. In recent years the Nairobi based tech innovation centre has been both the main catalyst for regional tech acceleration and a...
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Crime Fiction in Africa has a new heroine!

Many readers and lovers of a good whodunit believe crime fiction in Africa is synonymous with Alexander McCall Smith and his 'No 1 Ladies Detective Agency' series. It's my strong belief that while Precious...
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The mad fantastical world of Osborne Macharia

Some might want to label him a mere photographer. Some may even call him an artist. But I choose to call him Africa's camera mad alchemist a la Willy Wonka. Over the years I'd stumbled across Osborne...
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Let’s not conjure up the phantom black boogeyman

It had all the hallmarks of a terrible tragedy. A vulnerable mother attacked during a routine walk through a Melbourne park. Her toddler snatched from her pram by a madman. The toddler then found dead...
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The Gazele Play Project Part 5

Art ~  "the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination ... producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power" - Oxford Dictionary. Over the past few...
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The Gazele Play Project Part 4

Art ~  "the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination...producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power" - Oxford Dictionary. Over the past few...
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The Gazele Play Project Part 3

Art ~  "the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination...producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power" - Oxford Dictionary. Over the next few...