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· June, 2015

Stories about Arts & Culture from June, 2015

Introducing Swaziland’s Most Prominent Poetry Movement

  21 June 2015

Sabelo Mkhabela blogs about Swaziland's growing poetry movement: Swazi poet and visionary Themba Mavuso speaks with a humble, unrehearsed tone. He looks nothing like a poet – his hair is neatly combed and he spots a corporate office-ready white shirt and black chinos. Adding street to his attire is a...

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Yemen's Heritage, a Victim of War

  15 June 2015

Yemen's age old heritage is being pounded into rubble as Saudi-led airstrikes which have killed more than 2,500 people continue. Will the world now take notice?

Will Topless Women Save Kenya's Tourism Industry?

  13 June 2015

Is going topless an effective strategy for reviving the Kenyan tourism industry following attacks from militant group Al Shabaab?: Nominated Senator, Mbura allegedly asked women in the coastal region to go topless so that more tourists can visit the region. This has raised questions as to what the value of...

Mexican Indigenous Community Accuses Famous Designer of Plagiarism

  7 June 2015

French designer Isabel Marant has made a name for herself in the world of fashion, owing to her eclectic style, which blends materials and ethnic influences together in her designs. These creations carry a price tag starting in the hundreds of dollars. However, for the authorities and citizens of Santa...

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