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Meet Babajide Olatunji: The Dancing Artist
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Africans rising Meet Babajide Olatunji: The Dancing Artist

Young African artists don’t easily get the opportunity to get their work exhibited on an international stage. Talented Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji managed to achieve the seemingly impossible. At the age of 24 in 2014, TAFETA gallery exhibited Olatunji’s work, Tribal Mark Series I in London, and the artist hasn’t looked back since the breakthrough.

Trump, Buhari And The Crude Art Of Wobbling And Fumbling By Okey Ndibe
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Politics and Society Trump, Buhari And The Crude Art Of Wobbling And Fumbling By Okey Ndibe

Think about it: when was the last time you heard a substantive policy statement from any of the ministers Mr. Buhari squandered six months to name?
On November 8, 2016 Americans elected Donald Trump as their 45th president. By the time you’re reading this, Mr. Trump would have named all his nominees for leadership of various government departments.

18 authors shortlisted for the South African Literary Awards
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Lifestyle 18 authors shortlisted for the South African Literary Awards

The moment of glory beckons for 18 authors shortlisted for this year’s South African Literary Awards (SALA). The 18 writers were selected from a total of 132 submissions and the winners will be announced on 7 November, at a prestigious event at the University of South Africa (Unisa). The awards are the most prestigious and respected literary accolades in the country’s effervescent literary landscape.

How to kill a monument: the demolition of Ilojo Bar
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Arts, Culture and Sport How to kill a monument: the demolition of Ilojo Bar

Ilojo Bar a national monument in Nigeria built in mid 19th century by returned slaves from Brazil has been demolished. The iconic building which housed a music shop owned by veteran musician Victor Olaiya was where King Sunny Ade once bought a guitar. The demolished plot now spots a sign post announcing it property of the government.