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‘Africa Now’: African fashion conquers Paris

By France 24
07 April 2017   |   1:15 pm
"Africa Now" brings an impressive selection of artists, designers, singers and dancers to the French capital. When a French department store decides to hold a show on its rooftop, it’s proof the event has gone mainstream.

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