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Mowalola Ogunlesi Named Design Director of Kanye West’s Yeezy Gap Collaboration

Twenty-five-year-old Nigerian-British designer Mowalola Ogunlesi has been named Design Director of Yeezy’s collaboration with Gap. In June, Yeezy, owned by the rapper Kanye West, announced a 10-year deal with the clothing retailer,…

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In Ekiti, a Colony of Untouchable Catfish

The Yoruba have a saying: One does not see the look on a leopard’s face and then taunt the leopard. That needlessness to invite disaster on one’s own head is what guides…

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Apple Music Launches Africa Rising Program to Discover African Music Talents

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN (CNN) — Music and video streaming service Apple Music has launched a new artist discovery program in Africa called Africa Rising. Every two months through the program, Apple…

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From Uganda to Nigeria, Activists Are Calling on Their Governments to Remove Colonialists’ Names from Streets

By Bukola Adebayo and Samson Ntale, CNN (CNN) — Ternan Avenue, a long stretch of road named after British Col. Trevor Ternan, lies beside the presidential state house in Uganda. In the…

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South Africa’s Battle Against Covid-19 Will Be Won or Lost Here

By David McKenzie and Brent Swails, CNN (CNN) — Before the pandemic, when tourists flocked to Cape Town, they often ignored Khayelitsha township. Crammed with more than half a million people — somewhere…

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France Returns Skulls of 24 Independence Fighters to Algeria

By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) — France has returned the skulls of 24 Algerian resistance fighters who died while opposing French occupation of the North African nation in the 19th century. Algerian…