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Top 10: the best luxury hotels and riads in Marrakech

Top 10: the best luxury hotels and riads in Marrakech | Culture | Scoop.it
An insider's guide to the top luxury hotels and riads in Marrakech, including the best for courtyard plunge pools, beautiful gardens and Michelin-starred restaurants, in locations near to the medina and the Palmeraie.
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musée du quai Branly: Africa

musée du quai Branly: Africa | Culture | Scoop.it
“The Quai Branly museum holds one of the most important collections of African art in the world: works of exceptional richness and variety from the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar… (Musée du Quai Branly is a Parisian museum dedicated...”
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12 Contemporary African Artists You Should Know - Huffington Post

12 Contemporary African Artists You Should Know - Huffington Post | Culture | Scoop.it
“"Folks can’t seem to come to terms with the fact that African artists have now taken and secured their seat at the dinner table, invited or not!”
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Contemporary African Artists
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Goldcoastghana on Twitter

Goldcoastghana on Twitter | Culture | Scoop.it
A regalia of noblemen in Ghana(photo by Eliot Elisofon,1970, National Museum of African Art) pic.twitter.com/uLeIrkVMhC
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Sindika Dokolo to Launch African Art Foundation in Europe - BLOUIN ARTINFO

Sindika Dokolo to Launch African Art Foundation in Europe - BLOUIN ARTINFO | Culture | Scoop.it
Congolese-born businessman and art collector Sindika Dokolo has announced that the Fundação Sindika Dokolo will set up its first European headquarters in the city of Porto, Portugal
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Female African musicians unite in 'Poverty is Sexist' campaign - PhillyVoice.com

Female African musicians unite in 'Poverty is Sexist' campaign - PhillyVoice.com | Culture | Scoop.it
Leading African female musicians have recorded a video of songs and instrumental music, joining a "Poverty is Sexist" campaign to put women and girls at the center of the global drive to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature - Wall Street Journal

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature - Wall Street Journal | Culture | Scoop.it
Best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the diversity of African writers and her life in Nigeria and the U.S.
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African art takes root in the Fillmore jazz district

African art takes root in the Fillmore jazz district | Culture | Scoop.it
By Jessica Zack Photo: Sophia Germer, The Chronicle Solange Mallett in her gallery that just opened called African Plural Art. The gallery consists of tribal and contemporary African art located in...
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Historical Portraits of African Female Warriors by Street Artist YZ

Historical Portraits of African Female Warriors by Street Artist YZ | Culture | Scoop.it
French street artist YZ pays tribute to African female warriors in her series of wheat-pasted works called Amazone. The historical portraits reference the highly-trained military women of the First Franco-Dahomean War in the 1890s, who, according to accounts, were actively fighting and killing the French. These larger-than-life renderings grace the walls of a few cities on the west coast of Senegal. They have a special significance, too. The corrugated metal structures are often owned by women f
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The Ivory Coast: A Great Holiday Spot for Abuja People!

The Ivory Coast: A Great Holiday Spot for Abuja People! | Culture | Scoop.it

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Africa is the new China, so it must be time for a dedicated art fund

Africa is the new China, so it must be time for a dedicated art fund | Culture | Scoop.it
Its founders want to raise $40m and plan to support the continent’s museums
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The Idea and Reality of Change: Lessons From the Film Selma -

The Idea and Reality of Change: Lessons From the Film Selma - | Culture | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama’s speech given on the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama has been variously dissected and defended, prodded and praised. Nevertheless it helps to capture today, the essence of struggle and triumph that took place during that period in 1965. There is a section of his speech that expresses a central theme of the film Selma, the act of people coming together for the purpose of change. He asks “What could more profoundly vindicate the
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A Walk Through the Pan African Market - Art Lover’s Paradise Showcases Heterogeneity of African Art

A Walk Through the Pan African Market - Art Lover’s Paradise Showcases Heterogeneity of African Art | Culture | Scoop.it
“Artwork from distinct African cultures stand side-by-side inside the Pan African Art Market melting pot.”
Via Susan Myburgh
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10 things Africa has given the world - The Guardian

10 things Africa has given the world - The Guardian | Culture | Scoop.it
“From coffee beans to polyrhythms, penis transplants and the world’s oldest mathematical objects, here are some of our favourite things from the vast continent”
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London: Where African fashion thrives - BBC News

London: Where African fashion thrives - BBC News | Culture | Scoop.it
As part of the BBC Africa fashion series, Uwa Nnachi and Genevieve Sagno took a trip back to the first place they remember going to as children with their parents to buy African cloth.
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The Big Mamas of African music | Arts and Culture | Music | M&G - Mail & Guardian Online

The Big Mamas of African music | Arts and Culture | Music | M&G - Mail & Guardian Online | Culture | Scoop.it
The MTV awards are out to reward those who have helped put the continent on the global music map
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Africa Writes 2015: The UK’s Largest African Literature Festival Is Returning To London

Africa Writes 2015: The UK’s Largest African Literature Festival Is Returning To London | Culture | Scoop.it
The UK's largest African literature festival, Africa Writes, returns to London in July 2015 with Ben Okri, Hannah Pool and more.
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LSU student organization hosts event celebrating African culture

LSU student organization hosts event celebrating African culture | Culture | Scoop.it
University students and local community members came together Saturday night in the International Cultural Center to bring their African roots up onto the stage for African Night 2015, “54 Shades of Africa.”
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Out & About - A taste of Africa in the City

Out & About - A taste of Africa in the City | Culture | Scoop.it
In doing some research online, I discovered that on the 4th Saturday of every month, a section of  Old Spitalfields market  in London is home to an African market, so I deicied to vist to see what ...
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A DIFFERENT VIEW (AFRICAN FASHION)

A Different View is a Magazine Lifestyle Show covering universal topics from an African perspective; depicting the “New African” in a positive light, aimed at a ...
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Home -

Home - | Culture | Scoop.it
Our BIG BOLD vision is to place the continent firmly on the global agenda by being unapologetic in showcasing its amazing people, music, fashion, culture, media, innovation, businesses etc . AND we want you to join the conversation if you… Continue Reading →
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Katungulu Mwendwa among top African designers to watch!

Katungulu Mwendwa among top African designers to watch! | Culture | Scoop.it
Katungulu Mwendwa, one of Kenya’s most respected fashion designers, has been listed as one of the top African designers to watch in 2015. In an article published
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Timeline Photos - Entrée to Black Paris | Facebook

Timeline Photos - Entrée to Black Paris | Facebook | Culture | Scoop.it
La Galerie Africaine - African Revival

Aude Minart's itinerant African art gallery - La Galerie Africaine - invites you to its upcoming exposition...
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