The Bellafricana Verified Tribe – Gbemmy Johnson

3rd April 2019 BY BellAfricana

Hi there amazing reader! I know it has been a loooong time since we talked about the fabulous members of the Bellafricana verified family, so I decided to bring you some amazing insight on the delectable Gbemmy Johnson of Oeclat today. Gbemmy Johnson is the brain behind OEclat Designs – a dynamic brand creating beautiful and affordable handcrafted totes, clutches,…

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EONL’s New Work Wear Collection Is Definitely A Stunner

29th March 2019 BY BellAfricana

Make way! Eyiyemi Olivia Nigeria Limited (EONL) is coming through with some banging work wear pieces for our corporate chic. And as a sharp girl that I am, I decided to give you a sneak peek at some of the amazing pieces in this HOT new collection. EONL is a women’s wear design outfit with a strong bias for The Real…

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Taking African Short Stories to the World

26th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Introducing BookBeak, an app connecting African writers with the world’s readers through storytelling Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and epic narrations. Newly launched storytelling app, BookBeak, is now making it possible for those new and old African stories to be shared with…

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Yinka Shonibare, Tesla and Conde Nast Confirmed Participants Of The Wish Africa Expo 2019

14th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

We are excited to announce the participation of renowned British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare; Global Director, Energy at TESLA, Alex Shoch and Head of Video at Conde Nast, Ezzie Chidi-Ofong at the WISH Africa Expo in London. The WISH Africa Expo is a two day showcase of pan African culture, commerce and development. The expo will feature panel discussions by renowned…

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Africa Expo Showcase Of African Culture and Commerce Coming to Kensington Olympia in June 2019

16th January 2019 BY checkoutafrica

WISH Africa is delighted to announce its first expo at Kensington Olympia. Exploring six sectors – art and design, fashion, real estate, and architecture, travel, food and drink, and technology – the expo will showcase a globalized and modern African WISH Africa is delighted to announce its first expo at Kensington Olympia. Exploring six sectors – art and design, fashion,…

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African Export-Import Bank Gives African SME’s US$30million boost

7th January 2019 BY checkoutafrica

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) together with the African Guarantee Fund recently signed a US$30million agreement that will support and boost African small and medium-sized enterprises in the trade value chains, ensuring access to funds for their daily and ongoing activities. Signed by Gwen Mwaba, the Director of Trade Finance and Constant Nzi, the Chief Risk Officer of AGF – the…

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Idia Aisien Launches NGO The International Development Initiative in Africa (IDIA) Project

26th November 2018 BY checkoutafrica

ARISE TV News Anchor, model, and philanthropist, Idia Aisien, has officially launched an NGO that is especially close to her heart – the International Development Initiative in Africa (IDIA). Many people know Idia as the glamorous personality on their TV screens, but what few know is that she has always been passionate about giving back to the continent, and has…

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Kenyan Developers Shine at Andela Hackathon to Fight Fake News

23rd November 2018 BY checkoutafrica

Top Three Teams Present at BBC Beyond Fake News Conference, Offered Mentorship at Safaricom’s Innovation Hub November 22, 2018. Nairobi, Kenya. Andela, the global technology company that is building a network of technology leaders on the African continent, recently hosted the “Fighting Fake News” Hackathon. Supported by BBC News, the Andela Hackathon was one of many events being held as…

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The Rosa Collection By Zivanora Is A Must Have For Every Elegant Woman

19th November 2018 BY BellAfricana

I am not too big on jewelry, but it is very important to me that any piece of jewelry I have to put on, is elegant and has just the right amount of lustre. It is very important to understand how jewelry works with your outfits, as they can either overshadow your entire lool or may be covered by the…

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