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Form & Function

Attention aficionados of great design — make room in your living rooms for the new wave of African talent

Naija’s Finest

Calabashes clashing in the Matan Fada river, bodies popping in Las Gidi clubs, and birds belting tunes in rainforest canopies — it's time to pack your bags! Life’s too short to not make it an adventure, so fill every month of 2014 with a little Nigerian magic.

How Africa Is Shaping Globalisation

We tend to speak of globalisation as a modern-day phenomenon in which Africa is forced to adapt to global trends. Yet in truth, globalisation goes as far back as the beginnings of international trade and cultural exchange. Furthermore, Africa is not only a recipient but also a key player in this process, both historically and in today’s world…
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Super Innovators

To kick off a new year for new ideas, Wings finds inspiration in the new wave of African innovators who are coming up with ingenious solutions to local challenges.

I’m With The Brand

The retail space in West Africa is experiencing an influx of brands from countries with organised franchise sectors. How is this shaping the market and are local entrepreneurs getting a big enough slice of the pie?

Diaspora Dinners

For migrants growing up in New York and London, food has the unparalleled power to connect them to a sense of identity…

Culture List

A Lagosian publishing house for the people, Afro-Latin beats for oceanside grooving and groundbreaking documentaries – loads of releases to hunker down for the holidays with. Words Nana Ocran Books Wings catches up with Cassava Republic, the most exciting publishing house in Nigeria right now Founded in 2006 by partners Bibi Bakare-Yusuf and Jeremy Weate, Cassava Republic, as a chosen name for their publishing house, came to Bibi “from nowhere.” Much like its low-cost, nutritious ...

Sub-Saharan Supper Club

Locals know best, so we asked five foodies from five cities to dish up their city’s top taste destinations…

Banjul Bumsters

Ask any Gambian, to be ‘bumstered’ is to fall for the antics of a certain type of canny con artist

Easy Rider

Does doing your best feel like it comes with a price? Make 2014 your year to achieve success without stress.
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