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THE ARTWORK – by Michael Dokosi

EPISODE ONE Jemila held the calabash to the mouth of Baba, urging him to take a little more of the porridge. The old man shook his head, wishing for tobacco instead. He told her what he wanted and was met with a sharp response. “Baba, the doctor said you should no longer take tobacco. It […]

SOUTH AFRICA: Nation welcomes Miss Universe back home

Zozibini Tunzi, who was crowned Miss Universe in December last year, was given a hero’s welcome when she arrived home at the weekend, for the first time since her victory. She was described by Miss Universe as “a proud advocate for natural beauty”. Zozibini arrived from New York and went to several welcome home parties. She tweeted […]

Miss Jamaica crowned Miss World 2019

Toni-Ann Singh has won the 69th Miss World beauty pageant. It’s the first time in history that black women hold the titles for Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and Miss World. The 23-year-old student was born in St Thomas, Jamaica, and plans to study medicine and become a doctor. She tweeted […]

FASHION: First African wins prestigious LVMH fashion prize

A 26-year-old South African designer has become the first African to win the LVMH Prize, a prestigious award for young fashion designers that was launched in 2013. Thebe Magugu beat more than 1,700 other applicants to the 300,000 euros ($331,272; £269,887) prize money and will also receive a year’s mentoring by the luxury goods company. […]

Gadgets can be hacked to produce ‘dangerous’ sounds, says researcher

Many modern gadgets can be hacked to produce deafening and disorienting sounds, research has revealed. Security researcher Matt Wixey found a range of devices had little protection to stop themselves being turned into “offensive” low-grade, cyber-weapons. Mr Wixey tested laptops, mobile phones, headphones, a PA system and several types of speakers. The

A Poet’s Space with Simone Ziel

A Poet’s space ‘a place where spoken word artists have a space to express themselves.’  Simone created a new ‘digital platform exploring different poets and spoken word artists and giving them a place to perform.’ Influenced by Button poetry and tiny desk concert in America. A Poet’s Space is a place one studio where artists […]
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