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'Divine' Clothing By Bineta Sanor

Bineta Sanor unveiled her Spring/ Summer 14 Collection, entitled 'Divine'.

'African prints,' 'Dutch wax prints,' or simply wax. No matter what you call them, many brands are using these African-inspired patterns. While it's easy to fall into clichéd design and marketing strategies with these fabrics, some labels are finding more creative approaches. Designer Bineta Sanor is one of them, as she constantly reinvents herself for her contemporary womenswear line. Sanor's definitely one to keep an eye on as a 2014 emerging brand highlight. As her site states, "Bineta Sanor’s new DIVINE collection is a capsule collection proposing pieces for very feminine women." The garments feature clean, modern designs for a bold and flattering fit. An extra note: Sanor buys all her fabrics in Senegal and surrounding areas to help develop small local businesses. Scroll through our gallery to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #binetasanor.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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