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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Dear Gogo, A Heartwarming Tribute

10th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

  Dear Gogo, is a tribute to my late grandmother, I hope you enjoy reading and that you can relate to it.   I remember our long phone calls like it was only yesterday. I am still coming to terms with the fact that I will never hear your voice again. Years have passed, but the memories are still as…

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Nigerian Silas Adekunle is one of the world’s highest paid robotics engineers

21st January 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Nigerian born Silas Adekunle fell in with technology at an early age, honing his craft through tinkering with amateur robotics, watching videos on YouTube and dabbling in coding to now being one of the world’s highest-paid robotics engineers. Now blurring the lines between gaming, robotics and augmented reality through his company, Reach Robotics, Silas says rigorous training and constant refining…

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Congo’s Controversial Voting Process Results in Internet Shutdown.

3rd January 2019 BY Meli

The presidential race in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in an internet shutdown after reports of voter suppression and allegations of corruption. According to reports, the current government ordered the service providers to shut the internet down as the controversy of the presidential race between Felix Tshiskedi and Marin Fayulu reaches fever pitch. Downed since Monday in provinces…

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I Asked Non Africans What They Know About Africa

24th December 2018 BY Amanda Masuku

In a recent conversation with a fellow South African, I came to the realisation that there were a lot of things that we felt we needed to set straight about the way people viewed where we come from. The main complaint was “we have to be extremely patriotic in order to even be a part of the conversation“. It seems…

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Stories of the future through an African lens.

6th December 2018 BY checkoutafrica

PICHA Stock in collaboration with Fujifilm SA, Cameraland Cape Town, BLQ, Ground Art Caffe, and sofacompany.com will launch the Future Focus Exhibition on December’s First Thursdays. This photographic exhibition aims to provide African photographers with a platform to prove that local creatives are more than capable of producing work worthy of global attention. AFROFUTURISM: A movement in literature, music, art, etc., featuring futuristic…

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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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African Only By Name

22nd October 2018 BY awakhiwe mnyandu

  Do you know what the greatest joke ever told is? It’s the one when people from abroad came and told us Africans that our tradition is funny and we laughed! Ha-ha-ha, right? It’s really not funny, truth be told, but it does make a laughable joke out of us. Imagine a people who now work so hard to escape being…

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To Hell and Back with Simba Chakauya

12th July 2018 BY Rutendo Chabikwa

Is there such a thing as a common “human experience”? From the biology of our bodies, to our communities’ social structures, to our minds philosophical ideologies, and even the metaphysical stirs of our spirts – all these constitute the human experience. While we encounter these differently, the question whether or not there is something relatable to each one of us…

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