Other luminairies leading constructive discussions include Guardian journalist Gary Younge and author and journalist (Guardian, Grazia, Arise Magazine); Hannah Pool; CNN’s Stephanie Busari; RIBA Fellow, Elsie Owusu and many more.Beyond headline concerts by internationally renowned artists Angelique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, Oumou Sangaré and Muntu Valdo, Africa Utopia will provide many opportunities to party, including The Ultimate Afrobeats Utopia; a club night in the Royal Festival Hall’s Clore Ballroom on Saturday 21 July, featuring the very best in Afrobeats with headline act; Ice Prince (named 2012 African Artist of the Year) alongside BBC Radio 1/1 Xtra’s DJ Edu, award-winning DJ Neptizzle and Afro House specialist Sef Kombo.
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Hi! I’m Minna Salami. I’m a writer, blogger, columnist, lecturer and speaker and the founder of the feminist blog, MsAfropolitan, which connects feminism to contemporary culture from an Africa-centred perspective. I’ve been listed alongside Michelle Obama and Angelina Jolie as one of “twelve women changing the world” by ELLE and my work has been used as a resource and case study at universities around the world. Like what you just read? Sign up above to receive new posts directly in your inbox.