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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 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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Morocco’s blue medina

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of...
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Luxury Brands Are Wrong to Ignore Africa

With growth slowing in key markets like China, luxury brands should examine the numbers, overcome their fears about image and turn their attention to Africa, argues Johanna Collins-Wood. Pharell for Louis...
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The Best: Africa’s Most Luxurious Safaris

In recent years, the African safari experience has been dialled up to levels of high extravagance. We're not talking about the "Big Five" beasts -- lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo -- that people pay...