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We Have Moved…..

May 29, 2010

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Dear Readers and Nascent Another Africa Aficionado's We have some good news for you here at Another Africa. With your positive feedback and words of encouragement, and awe at what lies beneath the surface for our African adventure, we have taken the plunge, and made the commitment. We happily announce that we are the proud new owners of www.anotherafrica.net

Africa Is In The Air

May 13, 2010

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Africa is certainly in the air, maybe it's the lead up to the world cup being held in South Africa next month, or maybe it's just that I am finally paying attention. Whichever it might be, there are certainly so many interesting stories to discover and lots of people seem to be finding inspiration from the continent.

Olaf Breuning’s Blog Dragon

May 10, 2010

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Another Africa takes on another form joining the multi-headed beast, the blog dragon on contemporary Swiss artist, Olaf Breuning’s website. Enjoy the scavenger hunt as you click through this virtual wonderland, navigating between the sublime and ridiculous. About Olaf Breuning Born 1970 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland; lives in New York, New York Commingling reality and illusion, […]

Tokyo Safari X Another Africa

May 10, 2010

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Another Africa joins New York based artist Mai Ueda for the Tokyo Night Safari party this Thursday night May 13, 2010. The lovely Mai will be hosting a night of African inspired music and images at Tokyo's night spot du jour, Le Baron de Paris. Performances and music by Mai Ueda, Digiki, PMKFA, Cruel & Tender (OK version), Chase wolf.....

It Is All A Masquerade

May 7, 2010

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New York based photographer Phyllis Galembo has travelled between the Caribbean & West Africa (Benin, Burkino Faso, Nigeria and Sierra Leone) documenting the magnificent costumed world and rituals of  The Masquerade. The male-dominated artform is used as a means to illicit awe, inspiration, fear, obedience or to mark momentous occasions such as death, coming of […]

Kalahari Accoutrements

May 5, 2010

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It is always great when you hear about good goods, products that inherently in concept and realization are simply just that, good. Jewels of the Kalahari is a fair trade and sustainable accessory collection developed by London-based Gem industry specialist, Anna Haber Jewels of the Kalahari is a fair trade and sustainable accessory collection developed by London-based Gem industry specialist, Anna Haber.

Money Matters

May 4, 2010

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We can all get a bit jaded with advertising then out of the blue a stealthy idea appears breaking through the white noise, an intelligent disruption. In 2009, South African based ad agency TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris, did just that when they devised The Trillion Dollar campaign.