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'Colour Storm' With Lanre Da Silva Ajayi

This is the Spring/Summer 14 'Colour Storm' collection by Nigerian designer Lanre Da Silva Ajayi.

Nigerian designer Lanre Da Silva Ajayi needs little introduction given her constant presence in international fashion circles over years. Her latest Colour Storm Spring/Summer 14 collection arrived as a beautiful surprise and features the designer's talented blend of colors, tailoring and edginess. As the designer Lanre stated, "couture, color and boldness with an edgy twist are the signature of my designs." Colour Storm compliments a woman's silhouette perfectly. The woman who wears LDA knows her strong points; she's naturally classy but doesn't shy away from her sensual side. Are you an LDA woman? Scroll through our gallery and let us know on @okayafrica with #lanredasilvaajayi.

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Cameroon's LGBT Community is Facing Increasing Persecution

A recent report by Human Rights Watch has highlighted, with tremendous concern, the increasing persecution being faced by the LGBT community in Cameroon.

There are significant concerns over human rights abuses in Cameroon, according to a report shared by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The campaign group has highlighted the rising persecution of members of the Cameroonian LGBT community which have been documented over the past few months. Security forces in the country have been accused of threatening, assaulting and arresting queer individuals.

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