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Must-Have Accessories From Nigerian Label Zashadu

This is about Nigerian label Zashadu.

This Tuesday, we thought you'd like to discover a must-have brand. Zashadu is a leading British/Nigerian sustainable luxury brand, that specializes in handcrafted leather pieces. Designer Zainab Ashadu — who has worn the hats of curator, architect, actor and fashion stylist in her past —  utilizes locally sourced materials including vegetable dyed leather, chrome dyed leather, farmed exotic skins and rough cut precious stones set in brass to deliver stunning clutches, bags, bagpacks, and pouches. Scroll down through our gallery above and let us what you think tweeting #pretapoundo.

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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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