Niyola – Love to Love You [Official Video] ft. Banky W

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Music video by Niyola performing Love to Love You.

Niyola – Love to Love You [Official Video] ft. Banky W

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Music video by Niyola performing Love to Love You.

Somi – Ginger Me Slowly

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New York-based Ugandan/Rwandan singer Somi recently released the silky music video for “Ginger Me Slowly,” her latest single off last year’s The Lagos Music SalonLP. Shot by South African director Kyle Lewis in Cape T...

Songhoy Blues’ Nick Zinner-Produced ‘Al Hassidi Terei’

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Songhoy Blues grew up with the vast influences of hip-hop, R&B, Jimi Hendrix and national idols like Ali Farka Touré. Hailing from Gao, the group were displaced from their home due to the growing unrest of early 2...

DAY 2: SAFW AW 2015: Erre

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BACKGROUND ERRE is a fashion brand specialising in leather, aiming to provide working woman with quality wardrobe staples and investment pieces to be worn both on and off duty. INSPIRATION ERRE’S Autumn/W...

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“Black Dandy”Documentary Follows Worldwide Style Phenomenon

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Directed by Ariel Wizman and Laurent Lunetta, the 55-minute Black Dandy aired this week on France’s Canal+. According to Shadow & Act, “the filmmakers say that they want to pay tribute to the men who fight aga...

From Limosine driver to the Oscars – Barkhad Abdi’s incredible journey

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Coming out of nowhere, like Abdi himself. He's already nabbed Best Supporting Actor nominations from the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes, which makes him an odds-on favorite for an Oscar nomination. Not b...

Sapeurs – A Short Documentary by Guinness

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In this documentary we illustrate the brightly coloured and social affairs that bring the 'Sapeurs' together. Their bold choice to live an unexpected lifestyle is a source of celebrated originality and positivity. The...

The Promise – A Short Film by Akin Okunrinboye

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What better way to start the weekend , than pop corn and an African movie :-), The story line resonates with many young African women and really women all over the world -We really enjoyed this short film -Enjoy! T...

Aliko Dangote-The Richest Man in Africa

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MTV Base Meets is a collaboration between Mtv Base and MTN - A brilliant intiative fostering youth empowerment by giving the youth of Africa a platform to engage with Global Icons- As part of the initiative, African ...

Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Ancestry

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Her adopted surname ‘Badu’ has a West African pedigree, being a suffix reserved for a 10th-born child among the Akan people of Ghana. And although she had been curious – even going so far as to consult with a few sham...

First Nelson Mandela interview

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1 May, 1961 Nelson Mandela, already a leading figure in resistance to apartheid, was asked by ITN's Brian Widlake, for his views about the campaign to secure the franchise for South Africa's black population. It is p...

Yaya Toure: PT 2- Life and the Game -BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2013

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Watch the 2nd part exclusive interview with Yaya Toure by Mimi Fawaz-Must Watch

PELE: Best Player of all Time -1000 goals at age 29

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Pele is the all-time leading scorer of the Brazil national football team and is the only footballer to be a part of three World Cup-winning squads. In 1962, his second World Cup victory, he was on the Brazilian squad ...

Patrice Lumumba Story – The most important assassination of the 20th century

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Lumumba was born to a farmer, François Tolenga Otetshima, and his wife, Julienne Wamato Lomendja, in Onalua in the Katakokombe region of the Kasai province of the Belgian Congo. He had three brothers (Charles Loko...

Chinua Achebe Part 2 Interview

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Catch the 2nd part of the Must See interview with Chinua Achebe on CNN African Voices

From Limosine driver to the Oscars – Barkhad Abdi’s incredible journey

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Coming out of nowhere, like Abdi himself. He's already nabbed Best Supporting Actor nominations from the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes, which makes him an odds-on favorite for an Oscar nomination. Not b...

Capso: My Wyclef dream came true

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South African local rapper Capso talks about the social commentary in his music and what it was like collaborating with Wyclef Jean on the song, "Firestars". The 29-year-old artist was born in Congo and raised in J...

Didier Drogba :The Incredible Destiny Part 2

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Watch the continuation of the remarkable Drogba, meet his son and loved ones speak more of him ......

Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

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Headwear the world over is a meeting of protection from the environment and a manner of accessorising. These Malian models, as captured by French photographer Antoine Schneck, blur the line in their own way through th...

They look like photos! But they are not- Kelvin Okafor wows with his amazing hand drawn pictures

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Middlesex Fine Art graduate causing a stir in the art world. Artist Nigerian Kelvin Okafor whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs is making waves in the art world after scoping a number of national...

Ghana: Chale Wote Festival 2013

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 Accra [dot] Alt presents the 2013 Chale Wote Art Festival. This is from Day 1 of the two-day festival which is along High Street in Accra. Music: Chale Wote performed by Backbone ft Kwabena Kwabena Filmed by Ob A...

Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

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Headwear the world over is a meeting of protection from the environment and a manner of accessorising. These Malian models, as captured by French photographer Antoine Schneck, blur the line in their own way through th...

Olubiyi – Jean-Michel Basquiat inspires my designs

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Olubiyi tells the story of a Central St Martins student whose work is inspired by the duality of the life of Jean Michel Basquait.    

Arieta Mujay – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 14

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We catch up with self acclaimed "global ghetto girl"- Fashion and Brand Consultant Arieta Mujay (@ArietaWho) at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week  Africa in Johannesburg- she chats to us on Designers we should watch out ...

Marriane Fassler – Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014

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The Queen of African Fashion talks about her recent outing at MBFW Africa and her slogan Same Same. "There is Fashion and then there is Fassler” - Charl Blignaut, Mail and Guardian Marrianne Fassler Marianne Fa...

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