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Belinda van der Stoep

Belinda van der Stoep: Happy New Year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. We’ll at least it should be. But last year I wasn’t feeling the holidays spirits. Maybe it’s the fact that I actually had to work throughout Christmas and couldn’t even attend a dinner with …
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Attention ABINA-readers: Sorry for Delays

Dear ABINA readers, 2014 has brought all madness with itself. Positive madness though. Visiting the homeland Ghana was fantastic! ABINA went to Glitz Fashion week, It’s Fashion Ghana Weekend and more. It was awesome! But then my laptop crashed, i lost all …
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Have a FAB 2014, dear AFRICA

To all ABINA-readers, we wish you an awesome Christmas and a Happy New Year! I enjoy Christmas, because it reminds me of a grace given to me as a Christian. At times people, who celebrate Christmas totally forget why it is celebrated …

SORRY for no posts!

It’s been quite a while since anything is posted on ABINA. Lovely ladies and gentlemen, school ooh is taking all my time this week. The annoying part is, that it’s so important for me to finish this. You know that nothing can …

Africans and African Time

We Africans from the Diasporas run into multi-cultural differences that collide at times. Think of it, an African person who is raised in the West deals with a different culture in public places opposing to the culture in the African homes. Whether …

African music stars and rising fame

African music stars are getting more global recognition. Ghana’s fastest rapper, Sarkodie is climbing his way to more success. Having won Ghana music awards, a BET awards and signing deals with FanMilk, Samsung and launching his own clothing line, this guy will …

On to a FAB 2013!!

It’s almost the last day of the year and we are very blessed to enter into a new year with you. 2012 was a try-out year for us and it resulted to even more: an own domain, a team of contributors and …

HairTales: What is the right hair weave?

It is a fact, a large percentage of black women love their weaves. Some call the wearing of weaves a mark of colonization and some simply call it an enhancement of beauty. Another call it black women’s creativity, because black women have …

How do Africans Kiss?

“How do Africans kiss?” That question will probably have you thinking and then thinking again. Because when I think of the answer to that question, I barely recall Africans kissing in the first place. I have witnessed black people kissing, of course. …