DAY 2: SAFW AW15- ILAN

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BACKGROUND ILAN launched in 2011 and has grown into a brand known for its simplistic shapes and unexpected fabric use. Designer Stephan Martin never had a doubt that he would follow a career in Design and with his exp...

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/Wint...

DAY 2 :SAFW AW15: Elli Nicole

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BACKGROUND Elli-Nicole Sazeides started her label ELLI-NICOLE in 2012. She has received numerous accolades including being a Durban July semi-finalist twice and the winner of The Best Third Year Collection Award at LI...

DAY 1 Jenevieve Lyons :SAFW Autumn Winter 2015 Renault New Talent Search:

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BACKGROUND Jenevieve Lyons is a fashion designer who ‘depicts’ visual parables throughout her clothing; carrying an aesthetic quality of avant-garde ideals that create strong concepts and ideas in the form of innovati...

DAY 1:SAFW: Gert-Johan Coetzee

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BACKGROUND Gert-Johan Coetzee, titled South African Designer of the year, debuted in 2006 as South Africa’s most promising designer. He is now a household name in the fashion industry, and internationally renowned...

DAY 1:SAFW : Black by Black Coffee

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BACKGROUND Known for his unsurpassable architectural flair; Jacques van der Watt of Black Coffee has carved his own path on the runway since starting in 1998. With every collection there is always a great sense of...

SAFW Day 1 Renault New Talent Search: Angelo Sebastian

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BACKGROUND Angelo Sebastian Page was born in Cape Town and studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he graduated in Fashion Design. He started modeling at 18 for a number of brands. He has received man...

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual life....

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual life....

ENVY – Am I Wrong

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Another brilliant music video shot in Africa- we just really really love it , when we see a video shot somewhere in Africa , I mean besides the obvious facts like a guaranteed beautiful landscape , beautiful people, unad...

PSquare – Ejeajo [Official Video] ft. T.I.

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This new video "Ejeajo" is nothing but testament to that fact. Raising the bar a bit higher this time around, PSquare went all out to recruit one of the U.S’ hottest rappers and hitmaker, T.I. With their 6th studio album...

Ibeyi – River

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Ibeyi, made up of Cuban-born, Paris-based twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, is an electronic doom soul duo who are forging a new spiritual sound with their debut EP Oya. In 2013 the 19-year-old musicians signed to...

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Cyrus Kabiru gives “Trash a Second Chance”-The C-Stunners

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Kenyan artist and TEDGlobal fellow, Cyrus Kabiru talks about his C-Stunners work - wearable eyewear sculptures made from found materials in Nairobi....

New Renault Duster SA Advert – LOL

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Introducing the New Renault Duster to South Africa - It's Time for Tough! hahahaha and Boy does Renault show us all the ugly cries on their way to toughness - Lovely Ad...

Mickey Lightfoot – L.O.S.T ft. Darq E Freaker

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Ghana ML aka Mickey Lightfoot sees Ghanaian Osei Amponsa, combine highlife /Afrobeat music from Ghana with UK grime/garage. His latest single “L.O.S.T.,” To Kill A Flocking Bird, features ML and producer Darq E Freake...

Nelson Mandela’s Inaugural Address

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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 bad ...

Dr Wangari Muta Maathai -The First Black African Woman Laureate Tribute Film

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Kenya Some months ago on one of those lazy weekends in my pyjamas there I sat - a “Couch potato” – and when you do have a lazy day you know having YOUR  remote control for your DSTV box  is all part of the Lazy code o...

All African Stories

Brilliant Short Clip -Boys of Soweto (Men looking DAPPER-all 5 of them:-)

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Brilliant Short Clip by South African -Meja Shoba. A group of well-dressed young men vie for the attention of a young lady, and soon learn her affection is won by a kind gesture, and a bit of cleverness. In collabo...

Brothers and Sisters: Stokvel

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At DStv, we strive to celebrate local expressions/storytelling by promoting local content....

Mdu Mtshali – 20 Seconds on Google Africa Connected Series

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Remember our Fav African Cartoonist - Mdu Ntuli -watch this 20 second clip on what drives him and his craft-We should feature one of his clips shortly right!!! always hilarious. Mduduzi Leon Ntuli was born in 1982 on ...

Oscar Pistorius What Really Happened ?

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I guess by now we have all heard the Oscar and  Reeva’s story – Reeva meets Oscar , Reeva loves Oscar , Oscar kills Reeva-  whether this was Murder or simply a mistake ; I guess we would never know – but one thing  for s...

‘LADY IN THE WATER’-THE LEGEND OF MAMI WATA: REVEALED

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37thSTATE presents a documentary diving into the myth of Mami Wata in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Is she a benevolent force for good fortune, health, and endless riches—or is she a jealous force for evil, unleashing ...

Recreating Hollywood Movies in Senegal- Omar Victor Diop

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The Art What if classic Hollywood movies were conceived and shot in Africa ? They are instantly recognizable - iconic photographs that immediately prompt the viewer to remember classic Hollywood films. Ameri...

DSTV Ad from Aki and Pawpaw- Seriously Funny

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New DStv PVR TV Ad featuring funny Nigerian actors, Aki and Pawpaw.- Whenever you see Aki and Paw Paw together -Pure Laughter !!!...

Mafikizolo feat May D – Happiness

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It’s common knowledge we are HUGE fans of Mafikizolo and Khona was /is our national anthem at least for the most part of 2013 :-). Mafikizolo is back with a brand new tracked titled Happiness and this time they feature...

It’s a Jungle Out There! – bidorbuy TV Advert

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Hilarious Advert by Africa's online retailer Bid or Buy - you know that saying "Its a Jungle out there " or "It's a doggy dog world out there" - hahahahahahah This Advert brings all these cute sayings to life - Love it!!...

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 .........

Must watch Halls Ad – Klein Kimmie

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South Africa This is a Halls Menthol sweet Ad! It is a brilliant and funny Ad with Kimmie -Kimberly as an aspiring Rapper. Her Afrikaans accent and her lines combined totally rock this ad! My boss is like a bald ea...

Tippi Benjamine and her amazing connection with animals

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Tippi Benjamine Okanti Degre  Incredible video of the little girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush To read more and view amazing pictures - Click Here- Video in French Lan...

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! The ...

Big Man (NIG) – A Short Film by Julius Onah

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Short Movie: Uzoma loves playing games with his little brother, in spite of his father's warnings. And sometimes, simple games have serious consequences....

Ethiopia Skate | Skateboard Journey

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When you think of coffee definitely Ethiopia comes to mind , but SKATEBOARD – maybe not. Skateboarding is very popular in Ethiopia with Ethiopia Skate an organisation aimed at promoting skateboarding across the natio...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

“Scapegoat” – A South African Short Film

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ScapeGoat is the Award Winning 10 minute Short Film hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. The film tells the story of a young man, Coby, who is traveling in Africa, when suddenly he accidentally hits and kills the goat o...

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DAY 2: SAFW AW15- ILAN

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BACKGROUND ILAN launched in 2011 and has grown into a brand known for its simplistic shapes and unexpected fabric use. Designer Stephan Martin never had a doubt that he would follow a career in Design and with his exp...

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