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FAB Video: Watch Satirical Skit of Ugandian president, Yoweri Museveni on What’s Up Africa

A newly passed Ugandan law imposes lifetime prison sentences on homosexuals and hefty jail terms for gay rights activist. The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2014 (previously called the “Kill the Gays bill” due to the originally proposed death penalty clauses) was passed … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Nigeria Loses Out As Aamito Stacie Lagum Wins Africa’s Next Top Model

After nine weeks of fierce competition to become Africa’s Next Top Model, the season finale of the maiden edition of the show has aired! Today, Sunday January 12, 2014 on DSTV’s Africa Magic Entertainment Channel 151 at 18:00 WAT (19:00 CAT/20:00 … Continue reading

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FAB Event: 4th Annual Ankara Festival and African Fashion Show LA 2013

The fourth edition of the Ankara Festival Los Angeles 2013, ‘AFLA 13’, held at The Avalon in Hollywood drew a crowd of on fashion enthusiasts both from California and across the country to experience one of the largest and most … Continue reading

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FAB Event: Bayelsa Book and Craft Fair 2013

The second edition of Bayelsa Book & Craft Fair 2013 returns on 18-19th, April, followed  the next day by the glamorous Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Yenagoa. The Fair director, Onyeka Nwelue said: “Authors this year include Shobhaa De … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: Diesel + Edun – A Denim Collection Born in Africa

Arguably the most talked about collaboration since its announcement in November at the International Herald Tribune conference on Africa’s Promise & Luxury in Rome, Italy. The Diesel + Edun Collaboration is now LIVE with an online exclusive for a few … Continue reading

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FAB News: Last Flight to Abuja Wins Best International Feature Film in Uganda

Obi Emenloye’s disaster film Last Flight To Abuja which premiered last summer to great critical acclaim won the award for Best International Feature Film at the recently concluded Nile’s Diaspora International Film Festival, held in Uganda. The award was collected … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: José Hendo Returns from Royal Appointment

On the 21st of November 2012 London-based designer José Hendo returned from a weeklong trip to Uganda which was the culmination of months of secret preparations. After months of preparation and public speculation surrounding the wedding and the wedding dress … Continue reading

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I Am FAB: Maria Namiiro

FAB thing about your name:  Maria was given to me by my aunty mums sister, it’s a popular name I believe always used in songs and easy to remember. Country of origin: UGANDA FAB Thing about your country:  UGANDA IS … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion Spotlight: Solome Katongole with her Autumn 2012 Collection ‘Stripe Me Again’

Specialising in bespoke womenswear, Ugandan label Solome Katongole produces garments for the fashion forward woman with an exclusive taste and not afraid to experiment with unique fabrics and style. She explores and mimics art with fabrics to create garments that are … Continue reading

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FAB Event: Face of Women4Africa – Time to Pick the Top Three

The first Face of Woman for Africa competition featuring women with African roots and launched by Women 4 Africa has now come to its semi-finals. The event will take place on Friday 20thApril 2012 at North London’s Zubi’s Wine Bar … Continue reading

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FAB Events: Launch of Presto, Presidential Initiative For Sustainable Tourism In Uganda

Last week H.E. President Museveni launched PRESTO, his Presidential Initiative for Sustainable Tourism in London,  at a small tourism exhibition at Central Hall Westminster. The hall was filled with many tour operators, potential investors, businessmen, press, Ugandans and other Africans … Continue reading

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FAB Discussions: Land Grabs – by Peter Apps

“They cut down all our crops and burned our houses or destroyed them with bulldozers. People were scared of the guns so they ran away and hid. They took everything we had.”   It is not a genocide, or ethnic … Continue reading

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BIG BROTHER AMPLIFIED 2011 – THE GLOVES ARE OFF by Juliana Oladipo

The gloves are definately off in the Tails House as yesterday afternoon, 28 year-old Ugandan PR consultant Ernest and South African born Luclay got into a rather heated verbal disagreement over an acting task. Luclay had apparently been keeping his … Continue reading

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