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African fashion: V&A to open the largest exhibit of its kind

“The story of African fashion is finally coming to the UK – this is why it matters”

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Kedean Smith
  • African fashion: V&A to open the largest exhibit of its kind
    Fashion

    The V&A is set to celebrate the very best of contemporary African fashion this summer

  • Simi, Nigeria's queen of pop.
    Music

    Meet the women powering Africa’s musical revolution

  • Oyinkan Braithwaite
    Books

    My Sister, The Serial Killer wins Crime & Thriller Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2020

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Life

African women are sharing their sexual experiences, and it’s so important

“Sex is a pleasure we should be able to comfortably talk about,” says African activist Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah.

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Understanding the debate around that viral Sudanese protest photo

It’s a beautiful and powerful image. But there’s much more to it than that.

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Moya Crockett
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“Why Kenyan environmental activist Wangarĩ Maathai is my biggest inspiration”

Women’s March organiser Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu pays tribute to the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 17/5/18

UK girls are discouraged from science subjects, a poll predicts the results of the Irish abortion referendum, and more

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Dozens of girls are feared missing after Boko Haram attack

It’s a repeat of the 2014 kidnapping

Travel

These are 2017’s most affordable travel destinations outside of Europe

From Cancun to Cape Town, Penang to Phuket.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Meet the all-female anti-poaching team saving rhinos in South Africa

Jessica Chastain is set to produce a film about their story.

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Moya Crockett
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Travel

Nature comes alive in South Africa

Nature comes alive in South Africa

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Travel

Head to South Africa for genre-defining music and art

Head to South Africa for genre-defining music and art

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Travel

Discover award-winning food and wine in South Africa

Discover award-winning food and wine in South Africa

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Stylist Team
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People

Boko Haram releases 21 kidnapped Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls

But almost 200 young Chibok women are still missing.

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Moya Crockett
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Find adventure in South Africa

Find adventure in South Africa

Life

“Saviour Barbie” is mocking gap year travellers on Instagram

The satirical Instagram account aims to highlight the problems with “voluntourism”

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Moya Crockett
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