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Phiona Okumu

Phiona Okumu

    Catwalking all the way out of Africa
    Catwalking all the way out of Africa
    Defying moral outrage is risky, but an emerging star - Aamito Stecie Lagum - hopes fancy footwork will take her beyond borders.
    Tumi cranks up the volume
    Tumi cranks up the volume
    Since splitting with his band, the poet and rapper has been exploring new avenues on the continent.
    The Noisettes: Bring home the music, Shingai
    The Noisettes: Bring home the music, Shingai
    The Noisettes’ dazzling front woman Shingai Shoniwa tells Phiona Okumu that she’s excited to be homeward bound.
    Musicians of the diaspora get their global groove on
    Musicians of the diaspora get their global groove on
    Intercontinental inspiration mixes with Africa in the work of these talented artists who are global stars on the music scene.
    From viral fad to valid fame
    From viral fad to valid fame
    Despite their self-effacing name, the Kenyan outfit Just a Band are proving they are far more than that.