Monthly Archives: May 2013

BEST OF IKENGA SUPERSTARS OF AFRICA

IKENGA The Ikenga Super Stars of Africa are one of our absolute favorite classical Nigerian music band. Below are our top five tunes. There is no limit to their musicality, you’d have to listen to feel it.  #UP NAIJA The … Continue reading

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$1M for Nigerian Tech Companies from iROKO Partners

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$1M for Nigerian Tech Companies from iROKO Partners’ Jason Njoku & Bastian Gotter   “The incubation period for any start-up is critical and we found that this is where Nigeria’s business infrastructure struggles most. SPARK is uniquely positioned to totally … Continue reading

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MY CAMEROON : CAPTURED BY MBENG NGASSA

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CAMEROON: PEOPLE. PLACES. MARKET SPACES.   Introducing the work of phenomenal Cameroonian photographer and cinematographer Mbeng Ngassa. We stumbled upon his work on the webosphere and were simply blown away by his aesthetic. His mesh of faintly cross processed greenish … Continue reading

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WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL MARKS

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Written by Onyedika Achilike     AN INDELIBLE IDENTIFICATION In the olden days, when a child is born, the proud father will want the child to be given tribal marks as a way of expressing that he is the legitimate … Continue reading

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BLACK BEYOND MELANIN: ALBINO-AFRICANO

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A PORTRAIT OF THE WEST AFRICAN ALBINO The many faces of the West African includes the Africana with skin as white as snow, blonde or red hair the texture of wool, high cheek bones, full pink lips, and bright light … Continue reading

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