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Ten facts on Nigeria to Celebrate Nigerian Independence Day !!

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Ten facts on Nigeria to Celebrate Nigerian Independence Day !!

The 1st of October means two things! It is the first official day of Black History Month and it is also Nigerian Independence Day. Omo Naija toh baddd!! In honour of this historical month we are bringing you Ten Facts on Nigeria in honour of Nigerian Independence Day !!  Let's Go!!  ONE  Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria but it isn't the capital. The capital city Abuja is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a population of 6 million in its metropolitan area, Lagos on the other hand has a population of 21 million people...

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Three Ways To Style Your Afro this World Afro Day

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Three Ways To Style Your Afro this World Afro Day

September 15th marks the official World Afro Day!! Yes, a day dedicated to the excellence that is Black Hair baby!! So how are you rocking your fro? Or how will you style your hair in your obligatory Afro appreciation Instagram post?  Don't worry we have your back for both! TWA or a long Afro this is for all of you! Check out our post on three natural hairstyles you can rock with your Afro!! AFRO PUFF  As the Lady of Rage once said! "I rock rough and stuff with my Afro Puffs.. Rock on!!" Who doesn't love a good puff? Fun...

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London based Black owned Restaurants to support

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London based Black owned Restaurants to support

These aren't just restaurants we support once because Black Lives Matter is the trend right now, these are restaurants we can try and support whenever we can. Black lives matter today tomorrow and while we’re still alive. Let's help keep some money in our economy.  Trap Kitchen https://www.instagram.com/trapkitchen Trap Kitchen originally started out in the Kitchen of young entrepreneur Prince Owusu aka Shakka's house. It originally began as a collection service but after gaining thousands of followers on Instagram and gaining the attention of more on BBC's Million Pound Chef Menu they went on to launch the Manchester and London...

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Affirmations and how to use them!

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Affirmations and how to use them!

The world is a scary place at the moment, and while being on social media is a great way to stay in contact and see what other people are up to it can also be draining and time consuming. Not to mention the negative effects of Photoshop which can be seen here and there through a number of celebrities' posts. Affirmations is primarily the idea of positive thinking and Self Empowerment. It's the belief that a Positive mental attitude supported by affirmations will equal success in anything. They aim to affect the conscious and subconscious mind so that in turn...

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Quick Fire Questions with Shingai Shoniwa

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Quick Fire Questions with Shingai Shoniwa

Shingai Shoniwa a household name to Zimbabweans across the globe. She has been ever-present in combining the sounds of Africa with undertones of Indie Rock. We at the Froday HQ were able to ask her a couple of quick fire questions. Enjoy!! ✨ What made you realise music is what you wanted to do? As a child I witnessed a lot of grief and forced separation of family members between Zimbabwe, Malawi & England. When the miracle of family get-togethers managed to occur, they were cherished moments of joy & music was such a big part of it.  In addition...

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