The World Mourns the Loss of Eritrean-American Rapper Nipsey Hussle

4th April 2019 BY Meli

Thousands of Africans and Eritreans joined the world on Monday to mourn the passing of the Eritrean American Rapper, Nipsey Hussle, who recently lost his life in a senseless shooting. Born Ermias Asghedom to an Eritrean father and African-American mother, Ermias, who was better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle was shot in front his clothing store, as he was…

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Google Celebrates Hugh Masekela’s 80th Birthday

4th April 2019 BY Meli

Google is honouring the legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela, making the Jazz artist the latest to feature on the search engines ever-changing homepage. Celebrating the musicians birthday, Bra Hugh Masekela, who was born on the 4th of April 1939 and passed away early 2018, would have been 80 today. The legendary South African trumpeter, composer, singer and all-around creative…

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Zimbabwean Queens Are Not Sorry

4th April 2019 BY Bobby

About Me I’m Mitchel Tanyaradzwa, a Zimbabwean Young Woman, and creator of the hashtag #zimqueensnotsorry. The hashtag is all about embracing and accepting yourself, especially if you suffer from low self-esteem. It emphasizes more on saying to yourself ‘I’m claiming back my power and learning to love myself. I WILL NOT LET PEOPLE DEFINE ME ANYMORE’. I started this self-love…

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LVMH Prize Finalists Include Two African Designers

4th April 2019 BY Ivis

“The diversity and richness of the collections presented for the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize this year is a testament to these talented designers, making the decision of our 63 experts incredibly difficult,” noted Delphine Arnault on the LVMH Prize. Last week on Wednesday the 27th of March history was made yet again, LVMH announced the names of the…

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