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AFRICA WRITES PRESENTS: SARABA MAGAZINE LAUNCH

Date & Time: Monday 2nd October, 19:15 – 20:30 Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: Emmanuel Iduma, Irenosen Okojie, Abiola Oni, Ayòbámi Adébáyò (via Skype). Chair: Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed

RUTH ELTON BIRTHDAY IN ILESA, NIGERIA

Happy birthday to “baby” Ruth Elton (pictured here with her parents in Ilesa in the late 1930s). She is 83 today and still doing kingdom stuff in Ilesa. The Elton

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Visit Kruger National Park for free during National Parks Week

The annual South African National Parks (SA National Parks) Week, a programme which is meant to afford South African day visitors free access into the Kruger National Park (KNP) and

The great Africa writer is making it happen again Chinelo Okparanta Hidden Histories and Forbidden Love – Chinelo Okparanta in Conversation with Olumide Popoola

Chinelo Okparanta’s deeply searching and powerful debut novel is about the dangers of living and loving openly. Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is

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NIGERIA’S BASKETMOUTH WINS FIRST PAN AFRICAN COMIC OF THE YEAR AT SAVANNA COMICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Stand-up comedian, Basketmouth won the honour for the first Savanna Pan-African Comic Award category at the 2017 Savannah Comic Choice Awards held at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The top 10 residential estates in South Africa

Here are the top 10 residential estates in South Africa, according to AfrAsia More and more South Africans are moving to estates and gated communities, according to a 2015 report

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A NIGHT OF CELEBRATION FOR DJ SCRATCH MASTA

Thursday, 31st August 2017 was lit at the Booth Club in Sandton said one of the fans. Celebrities and fans dominated DJ SCRATCH MASTAS’s birthday party at the luxury club

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Check Out Durban South Africa During African Heritage Month

I really enjoyed Durban. It’s a mix of modern and historical, and offers a big city’s pleasures with nearby traditional tribal villages, beaches and game parks. An hour southeast of

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SWAZI REED DANCE 2017 CAPTURED BY GREATMAN MHLANGA

Greatman Mhlanga, Businessman and Part Time Photographer based in Nelspruit, South Africa captured the 2017 Edition of Swazi Reed Dance in Swaziland. Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual

Lebo M warns of South Africa’s ‘obsession’ with blessers

The Lion King producer and musician Lebohang “Lebo M” Morake believes South Africa needs to undergo “national therapy” to address its obsession with the “blesser” culture‚ which‚ he claims‚ is