My Africa Is: A Story in Pins

Pictures tell a thousand words and these begin to tell the story of what my Africa is all about.

If you missed yesterday's postMy Africa Is is an eight-part documentary series taking you on a journey across the continent through the eyes of an insider. The crew behind it need your support in sharing the inspiring stories of young innovative people from 10 countries across Africa. Their Kickstarter time is running out so make your pledge now.

So to those 'stories' – My Africa Is …

Gele paintings Gbenga Orimoloye
Alive (and we love to celebrate it!)

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Week in review

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Last week was another busy one on the blog with Afri-inspiration coming from all angles. The new interview series continued with two really energizing interviews with young Africans doing great things for the advancement of our continent.

A round-up of posts incase you missed any:

A huge thanks to you for taking the time to read and share comments, facebook appreciation and tweet love. Remember, you can also get updates via facebooktwitter and you can also subscribe to the Afri-love feed.

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This coming week, look out for:

  • Quote of the week
  • Africa on film in London town
  • An esteemed African graphic agitator whose uses design as a torch of social good
  • Foxy African-inspired adornment 
  • Interviews with more passionate young Africans doing big things
  • A celebration for Equatorial Guinea's Independence Day
  • Reflections on food and the things we take for granted
  • TGIF! A Fela extravaganza to celebrate the legend's birthday

Have a fantastic week! Be proud and be inspired.

Lulu
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Lesotho Independence Day

The Kingdom of Lesotho celebrates independence today.

The homeland of one of my closest friends, I managed to get some proper insider information. She talked about musician Tšepo Tšola as the country's "pride and joy." Once a member of Lesotho's greatest band, Sankomota, there he made music with the late Frank Leepa (scroll down the linked site to get to more content), to whom this post is dedicated. 


 

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