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Tribal marks

24 Jun
One fast-vanishing aspect of African society is tribal markings. Whilst some people have them done for spiritual reasons, others do it for identity purposes. Whilst cultural enthusiasts want the practice to stay, modern day Ghanaians are abandoning the practice.
6 Nov 2018
Tribal marks are lacerations made on the face that was a common practice years ago in parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribes of Nigeria.
6 Nov 2018
After years of being bullied for her tribal marks, and almost committing suicide, Nigeria's upcoming face model is promoting her perceived "imperfections" and hopes to become an international model some day.

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