snapitoga:

A fascinating puppet show at the beach! He was wearing a small speaker on his belt and playing groovy Nigerian dance numbers! 
It was quite awesome to see these Nigerian moves :) 

My Africa Is ayyyyy!!!

snapitoga:

This is Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Osogbo. The place is a a must visit for anyone interested in Nigerian art and culture. You can read more about here on the UNESCO website here

My Africa Is places to visit before you die

prepaidafrica:

Philips to establish research and innovation hub in Nairobi, Kenya - The Prepaid Economy

My Africa Is 
prepaidafrica:

African Company Mi-Fone Beats Apple to Release First Black Emojis | The Prepaid Economy

Question: Who said the old emojis were necessarily white? 
My Africa Is :D

prepaidafrica:

African Company Mi-Fone Beats Apple to Release First Black Emojis | The Prepaid Economy

Question: Who said the old emojis were necessarily white? 

My Africa Is :D

French-speakers this is for you!

Trailer for Aya De Yopougon (Aya of Yop City), a film adaptation from Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet, screening this weekend in New York.  

My Africa Is animated

theeducatedfieldnegro:

19th century gold from the Ivory Coast

My Africa Is golden

theeducatedfieldnegro:

19th century gold from the Ivory Coast

My Africa Is golden

thecouscousking:

OH MY GOD 

My Africa Is long life

thecouscousking:

OH MY GOD 

My Africa Is long life

yagazieemezi:

STAFF RIDING:

Staff riding, the local slang for train surfing, is a widespread phenomenon in SA. Katlehong is one of the largest townships in South Africa and has played a key role in the history of the struggle against apartheid. The population is almost entirely made up of blacks, but strongly multiethnic: all the eleven South Africa’s official languages are spoken in the township.

The almost total majority of surfers are kids under 25. Amputations and death are really common. The Prasa Metrorail, the SA train company,
is one of the foundations of their society.This connection between train and citizens remained very strong over time. The spectacular and risky act of train surfing becomes the framework to tell the Katlehong’s young people social fabric.

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My Africa Is train surfing

Congratulations to the Makoko Floating School on the 2014 Design of the Year nomination!!! 
My Africa Is proud

Congratulations to the Makoko Floating School on the 2014 Design of the Year nomination!!! 

My Africa Is proud

Model and activist, Thando Hopa, hopes to change perceptions of albinism

full article here

My Africa Is “beauty in difference”