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CHARLIZE THERON BY NUMBERS

Our current ELLE cover star, Charlize Theron, has an Oscar to her name, countless blockbuster titles under her belt, and her own outreach project. She is a blonde beauty of which South Africa can be proud. The...
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CAPE TOWN STREET ART HITS LONDON

If you watch Carte Blanche you'll know that Cape Town street artist, FAITH47, will be showcasing her work in London this October, at her latest solo exhibition, Aqua Regalia. Renowned and prolific,...
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SEFI ATTA TALKS TO ELLE

Award-winning Nigerian author Sefi Atta is in Cape Town for this year’s Open Book Festival. She talks to ELLE online intern Xanthe Hunt about writing, her characters and her fantasy bookclub. You were...
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ANGELINA JOLIE FIGHTS AGAINST RHINO POACHING

Hollywood actress and renowned humanitarian, Angelina Jolie is joining forces with the fight against rhino poaching. In fact, the 39-year-old mother of six is planning to make a movie about it. Africa,...
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EMMA WATSON WOWS FOR WOMEN IN UN SPEECH

Newly-appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador from Women, Emma Watson, yesterday delivered a speech at headquarters which has left commentators without criticism with her insight and...
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PRACTICAL MINDFULNESS HOW TO

Mindfulness is the latest buzzword on the lips of life coaches all over, a technique that boasts benefits spanning all sphere of life. And, with emerging research backing up the thought technique’s claims to...
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LUPITA NYONG’O TALKS DIVERSITY ON SESAME ST

Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is taking on the subject of diversity and self-acceptance with a little help from children’s character Elmo on Sesame Street. The Kenyan-raised, New...
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10 AFRICAN WOMEN TO WATCH

This week Forbes released a list of ten female entrepreneurs on the continent to watch. In June this year, the Nigerian-based social enterprise She Leads Africa, which aims to help female entrepreneurs grow...
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MEET OKWIRI ODOUR

Restoring the Caine Prize for African writing to Kenyan territory, Okwiri Odour is one of the continent’s women writers to watch. Her winning short story, My Father’s Head is a tender account of a young...
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TSHOLOFELO DIKOBE ON BOTSWANA’S CREATIVES

Tsholofelo Dikobe, the blogger behind The Khoi-Fro, recently launched the Twitter campaign #30DaysofBotswanaFashion. The campaign aims to show that the talent in Botswana is rife and deserves to be celebrated...