British Council in partnership with First Bank announces Lagos Theatre Festival 2016

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British Council

The British Council has, for three years, been working on a theatre programme to stimulate innovation in theatre practice in Nigeria. The council sought to offer opportunities for professional exchange between Nigerian and British theatre makers and this birthed the Lagos Theatre Festival in 2012. This year, Lagos Theatre Festival returns bigger and better than ever as part of UK/Nigeria … Read More

African Cinema: Mildred Okwo & Rita Dominic’s SURU L’ERE (Patience Pays) Opens in Cinemas February 12, 2016

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Suru L'ere

The Audrey Silva Company revealed, today, plans for the world wide premiere of its highly anticipated sophomore film Suru L’ere (Patience Pays) on Friday, February 12, 2016. The film is a romantic comedy about a young man Arinze (Seun Ajayi) whose chance meeting with a beautiful woman Omosigho (Beverly Naya) causes him to explore a “get rich quick” idea to … Read More

Fashion Cities Africa: Meet The Influencers Who Are Using Fashion To Live Their Kenyan Dream

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Sunny Dolat, 2 Many Siblings and Sauti Sol are the Kenyan “Agents of Influence” who will be featured in the first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African Fashion. Exploring fashion and style in four cities at the compass points of the African continent – Casablanca in Morocco, Lagos in Nigeria, Nairobi in Kenya and Johannesburg in South Africa – … Read More

Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it

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Fred Swaniker

Before he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. What he learned from a childhood across Africa was that while good leaders can’t make much of a difference in societies with strong institutions, in countries with weak structures, leaders could make or break a country. In a passionate talk Swaniker looks at different generations of … Read More

Lookbook: @DPiperTwins A/W 2016 Collection

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The DPiper twins launch a deliciously sexy collection for Autumn/Winter, and what makes it even more delicious is that you can actually shop the collections on their e-commerce website. Check out the look ladies. DPipertwins A/W collection is available online now www.dpipertwins.com Photographer:@andrewfennell Model:ANTM cycle 22 @ashleymolinaa MUA/Hairstylist:@richardlomaxbeauty ‪#‎DPipertwins‬ ‪#‎ANTM22‬

Designers, 5 Days Left to Submit Your Films for Berlin Fashion Film Festival

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Berlin Fashion Film Festival

GET READY FOR BERLIN FASHION FILM FESTIVAL 2016. REGULAR SUBMISSIONS END JANUARY 31, 2016 Berlin fashion Film Festival is an intimate experience for the creative community of filmmakers, brands, designers, producers and agencies. With every edition, organizers curate a new programme focused on celebrating the best film productions focused on lifestyle, beauty and fashion. Visit the hyperlink to submit your work.  

Facebook & Merck Support Initiative for Continent-wide Healthcare in Africa

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iCare4Africa

“Until now African healthcare has depended heavily on international aid organizations that are not unified in their approach to creating sustainable innovation that can solve healthcare problems. I believe that local entrepreneurs, who until now have been left out of the equation, are the trigger that can leapfrog the system. We intend to prove that through collaboration with the world’s … Read More