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My fashion line inspired me to create a world; the story of Joseph ‘Wazal’ Nga

29th April 2019 BY Bobby

THE ORIGINS OF THE “LEGEND OF WAZAL” The legend of Wazal is the brainchild of stylist, Joseph Marie Ayissi Nga. Born in Yaoundé, Cameroon in 1984, Joseph’s inspiration for sartorial art came from his artist father. After discovering a young Joseph’s talents, his father encouraged him. He taught him technique, discipline, and passed on a passion for creation. Although amazed…

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Timestamp – A Poem By Lola Oh – A Film By Abu B. Yillah

29th April 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Living in a society where most second and third generation children of immigrant struggle with finding a place to call home, we find our solitude sharing our truths in communities of ‘home’ that we’ve had to create in spaces where a few decades ago we had no voices in. Lola Oh, is a Brit(ish) poet and writer, born to a…

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Kaleidoscope Beauty’s Latest Collection Of Ethical Jewellery Just Launched

26th April 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

The philanthropic jewellery brand, Kaleidoscope Beauty, just released its summer collection on April 22nd exclusively on www.kaleidoscopebeauty.co.uk Kaleidoscope Beauty (KB) is a brand showcasing the beauty of Africa through contemporary, hand-crafted, statement jewellery in the form of chokers, necklaces, bracelets, cuffs, earrings and occasionally some seasonal specials. The e-commerce business, launched online in December 2018 via the company website www.kaleidoscopebeauty.co.uk…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

26th April 2019 BY Meli

With the sun out and summer around the corner, here are the 5 sounds you should add to your playlist of summer bops this week. See below: 1.Riky Rick ‘You And I’ feat. Mlindo The Vocalist 2.NewAgeMuzik ‘Polaroid’ 3. Rotimi ‘Love Riddim’ 4. Terri ‘On Me’ 5. Larry Gaaga ‘Low’ feat. Wizkid

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Watch Burna Boy Represent Nigeria at This Year’s Coachella Festival

26th April 2019 BY Meli

The self-titled “African Giant”, Burna Boy gave Coachella goers a taste of African these past-two weekends with his highly-energetic live performances. Taking to the stage with his full live band and dancers, the Nigerian born start set the California desert alight with a set list that features hits such as “Tonight”, “Soke”, “Kilin Dem” and “Ph City Vibration”, all before…

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