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New Designs from the Okayafrica Fall Collection!

Okayafrica's Fall Collection features new South Africa clothing, tees, hoodies + more.


We got new stuff!!!!!!! We got new stuff!!!!!

We got batch of new tees and more — including a hoodie and some goods brought directly from South Africa. You might just want 'em all.

Our new items include: our "Puff Puff Pass" tribute tee in celebration of Fela's 74th birthday with, our "Kiss Me I'm African" tee, — it works (we've tested) -— get spiritual with our patterned "Semi-Sacred Geometry" tee and our psychedelic twist to the traditional "Dan-Ngere" tribal mask from the Liberia/Cote D'Ivoire region.

The soft new "Okapi" zip hoodie will keep you cozy as the weather chills. Long rumored to be the "official" mascot of Okayplayer, [see the legendary post on the message boards for how this came about] the Okapi hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo — making it a perfect candidate for Okayafrica as well.

Coming soon to the store: round out that fall closet with some fresh caps and bowties care of emerging design house Babatunde in South Africa, all made with West African fabrics.

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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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