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    Africa’s most funded Kickstarter projects – Versus USA & China

    I think today’s post is both fun and very easy to follow. I did some research and drew tables to compare the top five most funded African Kickstarter projects ever! Versus the top five most funded American (and top five most funded Chinese) Kickstarter projects ever! Are you ready to dig into the most successful Kickstarter projects from Africa? And compare them around. More

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    Fun with African flags

    It’s that time of the week again! Every Saturday (God allowing) I bring you a weekly blog article that has nothing to do with Sheldon Cooper. It’s a Visually African weekly meal I call “Fun with African flags”. Get your plates ready as I prepare to dish out ten brand new “African” flags that are (hopefully) an upgrade to the European Union’s flag. Who is ready for a new European Union flag design? I know Britain is… or not More

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    Amazing Virtual African concert
    shows during COVID-19

    Yes! African virtual concerts are here. Sometime last year, I was invited to my very first-ever: house jam. And I went, with zero clues what to expect, all I knew was one was encouraged to bring mbira or any other African instrument. Plus food! They had me on food, cause food loves me. Some of these virtual concerts have the same kind of “house jam” vibe. Think: relaxing intimacy and chillness, something not easy to achieve in any digital production. More

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    We all need some true love

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    Before zoning in on Africa, I need to start today’s article by saying: (sigh) True love… Glen Frey sang about it! Don Williams too, and even Coldplay back in 2014 before we ever knew what 2020 had in store for us. Who knew 2020 would bring masks! Lots of face masks… and a shortage of tissues, remember that (another sigh)… The “first world” can be funny at times. In all this chaos, we have no shortage of songs titled “True Love”. Nevertheless we got a new one today! It’s 100% African and its on fire! We all need some true love. Yes, even you! More

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    Three unsung African Queens

    Welcome back to this weekly article called “Three unsung African Queens” it is a Visually African original blog concept where we bring you 3 female African musical queens that the world needs to pay more attention to. During the week, this blog provides you with a random assortment of feel-good posts and topics. But on Sundays we drop the random goodness and give you this weekly/ consistent article. More

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    Fun with African flags

    This is yet another weekly-weekend article I like to call “I am not Sheldon Cooper”. Every Saturday, Visually African brings you this post called Fun with African flags. It’s a place where I take an African flag and mash-it-up together with flags from all over the world. Just for fun! If you have ever wondered how international flags would look if they were “Africanised”… then every Saturday, this is the place to be. More

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    Unbeatably authentic, Nigerian juxtaposing

    After doing my research for this post, I was left convinced that Njideka Akunyili Crosby is a true master of authenticity! A lot of artists talk about being inspired by their lives and experiences. Saying it, however… and actually being able to tangibly prove it, are two different things. And in this blog post, Njideka Akunyili Crosby managed to both speak about her authenticity and demonstrate it… More

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    Chin-up songs for immigrants

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    A very short playlist for aliens like myself. Most people will never know what it feels like to leave one’s own country of birth. For good. Luckily we have artists out there that aim to bring to light, some of your struggles, hopes and dreams as a citizen of this planet. More

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    Fun with African flags

    Readers of this blog know by now that this website loves all visually-African-looking things! And one of the most identifying visual things of any global community is their flag design. Warrior tribes have them, governments commission for them and even pirates could not resist the pull (if Hollywood movies are to be believed). “Fun with African flags” is a weekly article where we imagine what different flags from all over the world would look like if they were “Africanised” (Eat that! Sheldon Cooper). More

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    Mini steps towards the making of
    ‘better looking African vehicles’

    Ghana and Uganda are slowing becoming the continental leaders in the making of “African” cars. During this never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, Ghana’s car maker: Kantanka surprised many by announcing their brand new battery-operated car. The Kantanka EV. Many people who are hearing about these “African made” cars, keep asking: are these truly made in Africa? More

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    African-owned comic projects that you can access and support via Patreon

    On Kugali’s website, they have a lot of free and paid-for comic books. African-made comic books! In their vast library, it won’t be long before you quickly stumble upon their multinational African Anthologies! These 200-paged Anthologies which come in two editions: Standard and Raki are a must-have. The Raki edition features comic stories for the more mature audience, whilst the Standard one aims to carter for all ages. All in all, you have four 200-paged Anthologies waiting for you. That’s two Standard volumes and two Raki ones. In my opinion, the only way… More

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    Full Lyrics ♥ ENG Translation
    (Comme ça by Salatiel ft Daphne)

    Brace yourself! This visually hot, Cameroonian song was sung by Salatiel and it’s called Comme ça (which translates to “Like that”) – according to a guy I met on the internet. This amazing African video is originally in French, but I did us all the courtesy of providing the English translation below. So that you won’t have to climb into your attics and blow some dust off those “French-for-beginners books” that you impulsively bought back in college. No, Elizabeth! That ship has sailed, just… More