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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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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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Girl with a Golden Voice

Even though it’s bang on midday on a sunny day in Sydney, her smile lights up Jones Bay Wharf, electrifying the air. Add to that a husky voice in greeting and I’m instantly enchanted. Moments later...
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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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A Man of the People: Filmmaker, Sana Na N’Hada

Afritorial contributor, Anne Laerke Koefoed, speaks to Guinean film director Sana Na N’Hada about his illustrious and eventful career at the recent Film Africa London festival. In a cinematic career...
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See Ya, Twerk. It’s Pantsula Time!

A dance born in the shanty towns of South Africa takes the world by storm. When director Damian Weilers was asked to pitch a music video for a new single by Grammy-award winning British dance duo...
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His name was Saah Exco

Saah Exco – the little warrior. His name was Saah Exco. I did not know of him until a few days when I read his story in a news article. It is such a tragic and heart wrenching story that I felt compared...
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A song in my heart

Juliet Kinya Jason, a Kenyan corporate HR professional living in Washington DC, writes about her experience giving back to the next generation of young African female leaders. Be inspired. To empower the...
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Awra Amba, the place of happiness

“My wish is for all elders around the world to have a comfortable life like us!” Awra Amba, a new society, created from scratch. The words of Hossain Bogale, who passed away recently at around 90 years...