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Win An Illustrated 2016 Calendar By Jamilla Okubo!

Okayafrica is giving away an illustrated 2016 calendar by Kenyan-American illustrator, painter and textile designer Jamilla Okubo.


Wondering where to find the coolest calendar of 2016? We’ve got you covered. New York-based Kenyan-American illustrator, painter and textile designer Jamilla Okubo is showcasing her acclaimed We The People and Love You series illustrations with her very first calendar.

The calendars are available for purchase via Rosemond & Co. until Sunday, January 31. Enter the discount code "okayafrica" and you'll receive 15% off on calendar purchases of 2 or more. Keep up with Rosemond & Co. on Instagram here.

Okayafrica is offering the chance to win an illustrated 2016 calendar by Jamilla Okubo. To enter to win, simply fill out the form below. Winner will be notified via e-mail by Friday, January 29.

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