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What’s next for the Basketball Africa League?

What’s next for the Basketball Africa League? | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
While Egypt’s Zamalek celebrated on a stage as the 2021 Basketball Africa League champions, guard Walter Hodge held his Hakeem Olajuwon Award trophy up high and…
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'African Victorian' Photo Series Offers Surprising Vision Of African Identity : Goats and Soda : NPR

'African Victorian' Photo Series Offers Surprising Vision Of African Identity : Goats and Soda : NPR | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
"African Victorian," a series of unconventional portraits by Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita, combines Victorian fashion with her country's culture to examine the impact of the colonial era.
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SA photographer who's worked with Rihanna challenges stereotypes about SA

SA photographer who's worked with Rihanna challenges stereotypes about SA | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
Kristen-Lee Moolman is an accredited international photographer. She’s won the Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers as of 2020 and has worked for some of the biggest fashion houses in the industry, including Dior and Burberry. Not to mention she’s also worked with the queen Rihanna on her Fenty campaign. However, despite all the lux of the high life she has... Read more →
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From Mamma Africa to the world – how the Africa Now playlist is making African music global

From Mamma Africa to the world – how the Africa Now playlist is making African music global | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
From the streets of Lagos and Jozi to the soundwaves of London and Los Angeles, the thrumming sounds and beats of Africa are making the international rounds.
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The story of morna: Cape Verde’s music of displacement and return | Arts and Culture | Al Jazeera

How music shaped by slavery, epidemics and migration travelled the world, narrating stories of suffering and resistance.
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Basketball Africa League President on what the tournament means for the continent

Basketball Africa League President on what the tournament means for the continent | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
It's almost a week since, the historical basketball Africa league kicked off at the Kigali Arena. The landmark sports league is the first NBA sanctioned sports tournament outside north America and is seen as an economic boost for the sport on the continent, CNBC Africa spoke to the President Bal and VP NBA, Amadou Gallo Fall for more.
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The Mobile Film Festival is bringing together filmmakers from across Africa

The Mobile Film Festival is bringing together filmmakers from across Africa | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
From Senegal, Tunisia and Kenya, meet three of the winners in the first Africa-only edition of the Mobile Film Festival, where filmmakers have just one mobile phone and one minute for their entries.
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Fashion photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman wants to showcase the real South Africa - CNN Style

Fashion photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman wants to showcase the real South Africa - CNN Style | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
Tired of negative stereotypes about South Africa, photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman decided to create a counter-narrative about her home country.
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Who We Are - News - Rwandan President praises new mindset for African football - FIFA.com

Who We Are - News - Rwandan President praises new mindset for African football - FIFA.com | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
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Amadou Gallo Fall: The godfather of basketball in Africa —

Amadou Gallo Fall: The godfather of basketball in Africa — | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
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African Decor and Design: Why This Term Is Problematic

African Decor and Design: Why This Term Is Problematic | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
Stop what you’re doing right now and Google “African Decor": The results are a wild mashup. Summarizing the design of 54 countries in one style is absurd.  
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Africa's first crypto art collections is inspiring optimism — Quartz Africa

Africa's first crypto art collections is inspiring optimism — Quartz Africa | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
African artists stand to gain a lot if they can harness the potential of such platforms.
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BBC - Travel - South Africa's language spoken in 45 'clicks'

BBC - Travel - South Africa's language spoken in 45 'clicks' | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
With an incredible 45 clicks in its repertoire, the San language N|uu is one of our most startlingly beautiful examples of cultural diversity.
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England rugby star Maro Itoje is showcasing 'untold' Black history through an art exhibition - CNN Style

England rugby star Maro Itoje is showcasing 'untold' Black history through an art exhibition - CNN Style | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
Art lover Maro Itoje has teamed up with Signature African Art gallery in London to host "A History Untold" -- an exhibition highlighting Africa's diverse contribution to world history.
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Wizkid​​, "​​​​Ojuelegba" — selected by Ifeoluwa James Falola ​​

"For many on the streets of Lagos and beyond, "Ojuelegba" excellently describes the hustle inherent within us as Africans, and our constant quest for a better life while momentarily wanting to have a good time. "Ojuelegba" is a hallmark of the global emergence of African music. The Legendur
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These creatives are showcasing Africa to the world - CNN Video

One of South Africa's most influential visual artists, Justice Mukheli, is dismantling how the world perceives Africa. Guinea-born fashion entrepreneur Mariama Camara is putting West African textiles on the fashion map.
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What to Expect from the NBA's Basketball Africa League

What to Expect from the NBA's Basketball Africa League | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
With the Basketball Africa League (BAL) starting the playoff games, hosting 12 basketball clubs from 12 African countries competing for the inaugural season of Africa’s premier basketball club competition, we're giving you all you need to know about the NBA's African league. Hosted in Rwanda, this is what to expect from the BAL tournament.
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Black Doctor Turned Photographer Shares Stunning Photos Of African Tribes

Black Doctor Turned Photographer Shares Stunning Photos Of African Tribes | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
Claire Johnson has captured some of the most beautiful and captivating photos of African tribes. She has found that she is able to spread jo
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In Lagos, A Female Duo Is Celebrating the Legacy of Afrobeats Music

In Lagos, A Female Duo Is Celebrating the Legacy of Afrobeats Music | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
The Kan Àwa collective, made up of Olayinka Owoseni and Yvette Ogungbe, wants the world to know about Afrobeats music.
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Politics Needs to Stay Out of the NBA’s Basketball Africa League | Best Countries | US News

A new sports league has the potential to transform lives across the continent.
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Stunning images of elegance and strength - BBC Culture

Stunning images of elegance and strength - BBC Culture | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
A book of portraits captures the style and resilience of West African women over the decades. Its author Catherine McKinley tells the story behind the collection.
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Bushali 

Bushali came out with superstar energy straight out of the gate, delivering hit after hit and solidifying himself as a main pillar of the 'KinyaTrap' movement (Rwanda's spin on trap music). Now, with a few years under his belt, he keeps that same energy as he diversifies his sound. His two lates
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Basketball Africa League: President Amadou Gallo Fall discusses launch of NBA-affiliated league

Basketball Africa League: President Amadou Gallo Fall discusses launch of NBA-affiliated league | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
The Basketball Africa League is the NBA's first league collaboration with FIBA to operate outside of North America.
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You'll Want To Visit South Africa For The Food As Well As The Experiences

You'll Want To Visit South Africa For The Food As Well As The Experiences | Culture & Entertainment | Scoop.it
South African food has been influenced by a variety of cultures, and some of the best dishes won't be found in any restaurant.
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