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Cape Town's Experiencing Severe Storms Right Now

Cape Town has been hit by a notorious storm, which started on Wednesday morning

SOUTH AFRICA–Cape Town has been hit by a notorious storm, which started on Wednesday morning. At the moment, five people have been confirmed dead, while four have been injured.


The Mother City has been experiencing a severe drought–with dam levels at 17.6 percent, prior to the storm. Below are some clips and images taken by Capetonians of the damage, from uprooted trees that have blocked roads, to the roof of Cavendish Mall falling, and more. You can follow the hashtag #CapeStorm for more.

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How Relocating to Ghana Helped Reinvigorate Jewelry Designer Aisha Asamany's Work

Moving to Ghana gave Aisha Asamany's luxury jewelry brand, inspired by Adinkra symbols that traditionally project strength, fearlessness, love and power, renewed verve to tell personal stories of her growing clientele.

In 2019, the government of Ghana made a global splash with its Year of Return initiative – the campaign sought to encourage the African diaspora to return home to the continent, specifically to Ghana.

Linked to the 400th year commemoration of the first recorded landing of slaves in the United States, it became a launchpad for the Ghanaian government to convince Black people around the world to permanently settle in the West African country.

Aisha Asamany, a corporate management consultant for high-profile UK financial institutions turned self-taught luxury jewelry designer was one of many who heeded the call, trading in the corporate life for a spiritual and an entrepreneurial journey – one of joy, appreciation, and representation in her fatherland.

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