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7 Architects Designing a Diverse Future in Africa

Many say, and we're quick to agree here at Afritorial, that the future indisputably lies in Africa. Long featuring in the Western consciousness only as a land of unending suffering, it is now a place of...
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How London is fuelling an African youthquake

Photographer and stylist duo Kristin-Lee Moolman and IB Kamara capture the young Africans using the internet to channel London’s club and fashion scenes in their own ways I keep returning to footage...
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The best: African Contemporary Art 2015

From "Skype Fashion Show" via Isaac Kariuki In October this year, Somerset House in the UK  hosted the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a platform championing the diversity of contemporary art...
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Obama, Kenya and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The world's focus is on Kenya this week as the country hosts the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), on 24th and 25th of July at Gigiri, Nairobi. Co-hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta and US...
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Nigerian doll outselling Barbie

In 2007, Taofick Okoya, created a doll that Nigerian girls could identify with 43-year-old based his Queens of Africa dolls on country's biggest tribes They cost roughly £4.50 and aim to promote strong...
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Cape Town voted 3rd-best food city in the world

Cape Town has been voted third-best food city in the world by Conde Nast readers. The Mother City’s reputation as a mecca for food, wine and restaurants was boosted last week as readers of Conde Nast...
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The Guardians of Isarrat

Illarripok Loosarrat is Maasai for Guardians of Isarrat. Kenyan photographer Osborne Macharia captures one of the remaining highly cultured people in the Kenya, the Maasai in a style that has not been...
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With African Fashion in Vogue, Home Talent Shines

When Michelle Obama and Beyonce Knowles attended high-profile events in clothes made by African designers, it was a sure sign that the continent's vibrant style has arrived on the world stage. The...