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South Africa’s city of Johannesburg holds first official black queer ball
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Lifestyle South Africa’s city of Johannesburg holds first official black queer ball

South Africa has joined the fray of ball room culture; an originally American countercultural phenomenon rooted in necessity and defiance. In the late nineteenth century members of the underground LGBTQI+ community in large cities organized masquerade balls in direct defiance of laws and as a means to find community and belonging.

Lupita Nyong’o narrates Discovery Channel’s docuseries which explores life on the Serengeti Plain
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Arts and Culture Lupita Nyong’o narrates Discovery Channel’s docuseries which explores life on the Serengeti Plain

The ‘Serengeti’ is the title of a new, six-part wildlife docuseries series by the Discovery Channel debuting this August. The series will highlight the majestic animals of Tanzania’s Serengeti region and their day-to-day lives. It will also feature an original score and narration by Academy Award-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o

Kifaru: a feature documentary that explores the painful emptiness of extinction
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Lifestyle Kifaru: a feature documentary that explores the painful emptiness of extinction

Beyond the global headlines surrounding the precarious condition, and consequent death of ‘Sudan,’ the last male northern white rhino in existence, ‘Kifaru’ tells the moving story of Sudan’s looming death through the eyes of his primary caregivers. The feature, which has already won several illustrious film awards paints a stark picture of what it looks like when a species ceases to exist.

The NBA and FIBA announce host cities for inaugural Basketball Africa League
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Lifestyle The NBA and FIBA announce host cities for inaugural Basketball Africa League

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) aim to permanently include Africa in their professional basketball league is manifesting. The Association announced the African cities that will host the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) when it sets off in March 2020 and other pertinent details about the tournament.

Osmond Tshuma a graphic designer transforming African design, one pattern at a time
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Africans rising Osmond Tshuma a graphic designer transforming African design, one pattern at a time

Osmond Tshuma is a Zimbabwean award-winning artist, designer, art director, typographer and curator who specialises in African-inspired themes. Meet the young, and talented artist who developed the visual language for the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders program, and is transforming African design, one pattern at a time.