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Photos: Celebrity Styles from the South African Premiere of Black Panther

We were at the South Africa Black Panther premiere snapping photos of our favourite outfits

The South African premiere of Black Panther took place at Monte Casino in Joburg on Friday. Several members of the movie's cast, including Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, John Kani, Athandwa Kani and Connie Chiume attended adding to the events glamour.


South African personalities showed up in numbers, sporting their best Afro-chic outfits. The likes of Lira, Anele Mdoda, ProVerb, Enhle Mbali-Maphumulo, Babes Wodumo, Emtee, Sjava, among others were spotted on the purple carpet, as seen in the photos below.

Lupita Nyong'oPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Danai GuriraPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Connie Chiume and John KaniPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Anele MdodaPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Thembisa MdodaPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Dineo RanakaPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Tumi VosterPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Enhle Mbali-MaphumuloPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Babes WodumoPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Liesl Laurie and ProVerbPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


MoozliePhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


LiraPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Tumi Morake and Mpho Osei TutuPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


SJava, Ruff, Emtee and SaudiPhoto by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica


Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela, OkayAfrica

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"My Money, My Baby" is a heavily Afrobeat-tinged track that features a prominent sample of Fela Kuti's 1972 song "Shakara." The pulsating track also sees the singer, channeling Fela's signature talk-style of singing and repetition. Check it out below.

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The show's lineup has just been announced and it features over 30 acts from all regions of the continent.

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#BuyBlack: The 8 Black-Owned Brands To Shop For On Black Friday

It's that time of year again, here is OkayAfrica's 2019 gift guide for you to #BuyBlack this Friday.

You know we're near the end of 2019 once the holiday season comes back around. Thanksgiving is upon us and the bargain shopping and gift-giving is set to commence thereafter. While this American "holiday" being questionable in of itself, Black Friday is a prime occasion to highlight, support and spend exclusively with black-owned businesses.

Just like we mentioned last year, let's keep the 'for us, by us' energy going. Even beyond the hustle and bustle of Black Friday, tap into the businesses that continue to contribute to wealth-building, development and employment in Black communities around the world.

Here is OkayAfrica's curated shortlist of black-owned brands to take note of this Black Friday, including some standout home decor, fashion, skincare and beauty brands you should know.

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