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Basketball icon Kobe Bryant’s death sparks outpour of grief from Africans
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Sport, Arts and Culture Basketball icon Kobe Bryant’s death sparks outpour of grief from Africans

Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, Egypt’s Mo Salah, Ghanaian reggae-dance hall artist Shatta Wale, Ivory Coast former Captain Didier Drogba, and South Sudanese Raptors lead scout, Sarah Chan are among the many Africans who have paid tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. RIP Kobe, you’ll always remain a legend.

Kenyan writer Troy Onyango launches Lolwe, a new literary magazine
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Sport, Arts and Culture Kenyan writer Troy Onyango launches Lolwe, a new literary magazine

A new literary magazine, Lolwe, founded by Kenyan writer Troy Onyango was launched on the 23rd of January 2020. Onyango has received support from writers on the continent including Nigerian author of Season of Crimson Blossom, Adam Abubakar Ibrahim, and Zimbabwean author of House of Stone, Novuyo Tshuma

Ghana: David Daka the photographer behind iconic images of black women celebrating 10-year reunion
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Sport, Arts and Culture Ghana: David Daka the photographer behind iconic images of black women celebrating 10-year reunion

This Is Africa spoke to Ghanaian photographer, David Daka who is behind the viral images of a group of beautiful black women, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, who came together to celebrate their friendship, and journey through life. TIA also spoke to a member of the sorority.