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“New Year, New Blessings”, and the Obsession With New Year Prophecies and Declarations

In a situation where the government’s actions fall short of addressing the masses’ needs, the…

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African Fashion on Display: Embracing Traditional Attires With a Modern Twist

Nowadays, Ankara has transcended West Africa, and has seamlessly integrated with modern trends, from Ankara…

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African Folklore and Lessons: Exploring the Rich Heritage of Traditional Tales from the Continent

Origin myths are testaments to the human desire to explain complex events, such as how…

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Exploring the Rhythms of Africa: 5 Traditional Dances From Across the Continent

There is a rich assortment of dance styles across the African landscape. Each one is…

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Ishiagu Fabric: How the Wrong Totem Became the Symbol of the Igbo People

The younger generation of Igbo people, and other young Africans, by extension, have the wrong…

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Out with the Weird Hustle Culture, In with “Quiet Quitting”

The term “quiet quitting,” is becoming trendy, where employees are only performing their assigned tasks…

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Ibadan: The Cultural Stalk of Literature in Nigeria

The point of great occurrences in history have often been named centres of pilgrimage. It…

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Eight African Women Filmmakers Breaking the Bias

By Vivian Nneka Nwajiaku International Women’s Day is upon us again, with “Break the Bias”…

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Nwanyi Ocha: on the Controversies Surrounding the Idea of a White Igbo Commissioner

Progressive countries have never been known to sacrifice expertise in the altar of fanfare. A…

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Is Beyoncé Wrong in Appropriating African Culture?

And that is the problem with sentiments: its rare ability to pull the mind of…