Category Archives: Africa

Saturday Open Thread | AFRICA —How you shake up a catwalk

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone. MOTHER AFRICA!

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Thursday Open Thread

More Sona Jobarteh

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! Bracket – Mama Africa

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Tuesday Open Thread

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Monday Open Thread | West African Music

This week’s featured music is from West Africa. Sona Jobarteh is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from the Gambia and the UK. She was born in 1983[1] into one of the five principal Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa – … Continue reading

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video: President Obama delivers the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg

Full video of speech MUST WATCH

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