The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Stella Essi Byll Duncan

29th August 2018 BY BellAfricana

Stella Byll is simple and elegant with a bias for the African sense of dressing. Her style is typically African with a focus on comfort. Stella Byll is the founder of Bellafricana Verified Afrocentric Bespoke clothing brand, Delavi Couture. Stella Byll is Togolese by birth and a Nigerian by marriage. Her marriage is blessed with two amazing children, and an even more…

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The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Joseph O. Ike & Olamide E. Akindeinde

27th August 2018 BY BellAfricana

JZO Fashion’s  founding duo – Joseph O. Ike, and Olamide E. Akindeinde are true fashion enthusiasts with a unique perspective on African Fashion, particularly the menswear genre. At JZO, the belief is that African Fashion is not confined to “traditional” definitions, but can also be considered “contemporary”. The brand’s vision is that of a simple, unique, elegant and contemporary style of menswear influenced heavily by…

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The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Bayo Ademiluyi

21st August 2018 BY BellAfricana

Mr Bayo Ademiluyi is a lawyer by profession and Head of Design at Ty-Tys. A company that produces hand-made distinctive neckwear (i.e. ties, bowties), pocket squares, laptop bags, ladies’ tote bags, wall hangings and scarves using traditional African fabrics, predominantly aso-oke. Tytys Design draws inspiration quite extensively from the Nigeria heritage, being that the main raw material is sourced from within…

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Andela Launches Pan-African Technology Hub In Kigali for Software Developers Across the Continent

25th July 2018 BY checkoutafrica

Partnership Announced with Rwanda Development Board to Catalyze Tech Talent in the Region   Andela, the company building high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, today announces the launch of a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market: Kigali, Rwanda. To fuel the expansion, Andela is partnering with the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board,…

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Naturalistas Come Together In Celebration Of Their Hair-itage At The Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo

20th July 2018 BY checkoutafrica

At The Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo Happening In September After a successful launch of their first expo in 2017, the Johannesburg Natural Hair Expo is back once again for an even bigger celebration. With their main mission of empowering women through embracing their natural hair, the movement seems to grow even bigger. The 2018 edition of the expo will happen…

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The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Chinenye Umeike

10th July 2018 BY BellAfricana

Chinenye Umeike is the CEO of Kilienma, a company that manufactures makeup using mainly natural ingredients. Chinenye quit paid employment in 2015 to pursue a business in an industry she loved. Being someone who is always mindful about the substances absorbed by her body, she decided to produce make up products that are void of toxic chemicals that are harmful…

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The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Banke Fasominu

9th July 2018 BY BellAfricana

When a peaceful protest creates a pause that extends longer that you anticipate and boredom starts creeping in, you either get frustrated or get creative. Getting creative is undoubtedly a more profitable choice, and one Banke Fasominu made during a strike that resulted from a peaceful protest during her college years. This decision is what I believe marked the birth of…

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You Are Invited To The 2nd Edition of Bellafricana ACE Awards

25th April 2018 BY Ivor Moyo

The 2nd edition of the Annual Bellafricana African Creative Exhibition and Awards (ACE Awards) will take place on Saturday, the 28th of April by 9am at DVenue, Water Corporation Drive, off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. More than 4000 participants from different states in Nigeria and from other parts of Africa will gather for this laudable event; Captains of…

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Nana’s Gourmet Kitchen; Forerunner For Catering and Cakes In Zimbabwe

11th December 2017 BY Lerato Chiyangwa

Rumbidzai Natasha Kuipa who is popularly known by the moniker Nana is a 23-year-old girl based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She started the journey of Nana’s Gourmet Kitchen (NGK) in 2013 by hosting small dinner parties and lunch dates for her family and friends. During that period, that’s when she realised she was passionate about being in the hospitality industry and…

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