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Friday, August 19, 2011

Africa Online: Iman, Estelle, Femi Kuti ... And More

Written By: MIM!Stay connected to positive news by reading these five stories from the worldwide web, about Africa and the African Diaspora, that we loved reading this week:

1. Somalian supermodel Iman pens an inspiring article 5 Seeds of Hope for Somalia via The Huffington Post;

2. Senegalese-British singer-songwritter Estelle shares her oh so fashionable list of The 5 Things She Can't Live Without via The Stylist;

3. Nigerian afro-funk musician Femi Kuti describes what music is playing In His Ear via NPR;

4. Kenyan director Jinna Mutune's trailer for his highly-anticipated superhero film Leo hits the web via Shadow and Act; and

5. Haitian accessories designer Cynthia Germain, whose label Saint-Germain captures the spirit of Africa in its design aesthetic and was inspired by a trip to Niger, offers a behind the scenes look at her latest collection via Vimeo.

For more stories about Africa and the African Diaspora, catch up with MIMI's archives at

(Photo Credits: Movie Poster Art)


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Mimifan said...

Dear Mimi, it's mid-sept, your updates are dearly missed.

Stylifiq said...

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