1. Kenya's League of Extravagant Grannies
80 is the new 25, in case you haven't noticed. The trend for older (much older) women in fashion is moving on up. Even Tom Ford confessed 'I am tired of the cult of youth'.
In his latest project Kenyan digital artist and photographer, Osborne Macharia, tell the story of Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies who were once corporate and government leaders in the 1970’s but are now retired. They now live the retired high life travelling to exotic and remote areas within Africa to explore, party and enjoy in exclusivity.
2. Hello Tractor
Many farmers in Africa can’t afford to own any high-tech equipment. The cost of buying and maintaining a new tractor for example, is beyond the means of most smallholders. Hello tractor, which has been described as the "Uber for tractors", is a startup in Nigeria that offers farmers access to machinery via an sms order system. Farmers then pay for the tractor when the job is complete using mobile money.
3. New Trailer is out for Civil War!
'cause, you know... who doesn't love Marvel?
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