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FASHION SPOTLIGHT : Ikiré Jones SS ‘14 Collection

FASHION SPOTLIGHT : Ikiré Jones SS ’14 Collection

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Ikiré Jones is a Menswear company that marries African aesthetics with Neapolitan tailoring.  Conceived in Nigeria, made in Brooklyn & Philadelphia, USA by Wale Oyejide one of Esquire Magazine‘s”Best Dressed Real Men in America

The Designer

Born and raised in Nigeria, and like many West Africans, traveled back and forth to the United States and other parts of the world while growing up.  Also…

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Happy Earth Day Listen/purchase: Aye (Earth) by Tosinger

A Fashionably Sockless Giveaway

A Fashionably Sockless Giveaway

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Have you ever wondered, like me, how the feet of guys in native African wear or contemporary dapper/hip getup who appear not to wear socks; survive all the sweat, stink and perspiration without socks?.  Well, it has been brought to my attention that they might  just  be wearing Mocsocs.  You’ve seen one? or want one? Read on.

According to the website:

Mocsocs are the finest quality “half socks”…

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Easter In Audio~Visuals

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If you google ‘Easter’,  colorful photos of beautifully painted and decorated eggs adorn the screen but you and I know that’s not the real essence of what Easter is all about. I’d seen the movie  ‘Son of God’ and was immensely moved by the depictions of Jesus’ life on earth and the sacrifices he had to pay for humanity as adapted from the bible.

Producers and Actress Roma Downey (Touched by an…

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HONOUR AMONG ALL - A Brief Review of A Novella by @VivianKayAuthor

HONOUR AMONG ALL – A Brief Review of A Novella by @VivianKayAuthor

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I’ve never really picked up a publication that is tagged “Christian Fiction”; motivational, inspirational books? Yes, but not fiction. So I approached “Honour Among All – A Novella” cautiously and with skepticism. The fact that it’s a short story, a novella, helped too :)  but oh! was I impressed and impacted? Yes I was.  “Honour Among All by Vivian Kay”nicely puts together a great story line…

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FREE MUSIC DOWNLOAD #LAGOSLULLABYE FROM @SIJIMUSIC

FREE MUSIC DOWNLOAD #LAGOSLULLABYE FROM @SIJIMUSIC

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My AfroSoulful  -”brother from another mother“, (he just doesn’t know it  yet or maybe he does :D ) – just released a new ditty so organic and so cool to soothe our souls from all the heat of the moment.

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He says:

I’d always loved Scorsese’s Taxi Driver particularly the scene in which the protagonist, Travis Bickle drives his cab around the mean and seedy…

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Disheartening News From The Home Country - A Trio of Songs

Disheartening News From The Home Country – A Trio of Songs

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There it goes again… the news that makes your heart sink…. that makes worry creep on you like tangled snakes trying to eat the flesh of one’s heart away..

 – 88 killed over 200 injured in Abuja bombing -A total of 88 people were Monday killed when a car laden with improvised explosive devices (IEDS) went off at the Nyanya Motor Park – VanguardNG……………………………….and then “More than 200 people are…

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FASHION SPOTLIGHT : Babatunde Designs (Gareth Cowden)

FASHION SPOTLIGHT : Babatunde Designs (Gareth Cowden)

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Somebody say ‘Pan African’ Fashion! and ‘Babatunde’ will appear. No Babatunde is not a person in this situation .. :D, it’s the name of a fashion collection founded by  Gareth Cowden in 2009.Gareth Cowden, born in Springs but grew up in Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.  . Although all his fashion items are made locally, Gareth has grown his brand not only in SA but all over the…

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AFRICA39 WRITERS LIST IS OUT!

AFRICA39 WRITERS LIST IS OUT!

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What is the Africa39 Project?

The Africa39 Project is part of the series of events and programs celebrating Port Harcourt’s selection as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2014 .Port Harcourt City in Rivers State, Nigeria was conferred the status of UNESCO World Book Capital in 2014, the first African city south of the Sahara to have such a status.

Following a submission call December of last year by

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Three Nigerian Friends & Their Tedx Talks Worth Sharing

Three Nigerian Friends & Their Tedx Talks Worth Sharing

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I am inspired to present to you, my fellow Nigerians who are doing great things, expressing their talents and walking in their callings, in their different spheres of influence in the diaspora. They were recently recognized to give Ted Talks in their respective resident cities.

I have interacted with them over time and I am surely blessed to ‘know’ them. I call them my ’social media comrades’and…

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