Three students creating opportunities for farmers in rural areas

17th June 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Ndahiro, Daniela Uwase and Kellyson Siamunjo,Three students from  African Leadership University. Through their passion for agriculture, they came up with a social enterprise known as ‘Agriculture Growth Network’. It helps small and medium scale farmers increase their productivity and quality, and connects them to profitable and potential markets.  The three students recently participated in the Hult Prize, an annual competition…

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Timestamp – A Poem By Lola Oh – A Film By Abu B. Yillah

29th April 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Living in a society where most second and third generation children of immigrant struggle with finding a place to call home, we find our solitude sharing our truths in communities of ‘home’ that we’ve had to create in spaces where a few decades ago we had no voices in. Lola Oh, is a Brit(ish) poet and writer, born to a…

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Kaleidoscope Beauty’s Latest Collection Of Ethical Jewellery Just Launched

26th April 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

The philanthropic jewellery brand, Kaleidoscope Beauty, just released its summer collection on April 22nd exclusively on www.kaleidoscopebeauty.co.uk Kaleidoscope Beauty (KB) is a brand showcasing the beauty of Africa through contemporary, hand-crafted, statement jewellery in the form of chokers, necklaces, bracelets, cuffs, earrings and occasionally some seasonal specials. The e-commerce business, launched online in December 2018 via the company website www.kaleidoscopebeauty.co.uk…

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The Parlotone’s Kahn Morbee talks about his music and inspirations

24th April 2019 BY Bobby

Who is Kahn? Kahn Morbee is the lead vocalist and guitarist for the South African indie band, The Parlotones. He has also made a name for himself as a songwriter and solo artist. The artist from Johannesburg formed the Parlotones in 1998 along with his bandmates, Paul Hodgson, Glenn Hodgson and Neil Pauw. Both the Parlotones and Kahn have won…

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Kings Talk Live Event Podcast

15th April 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Kings Talk Live: Working Together To Impact The Next Generation Of Young Men A Platform to champion men and provide a safe space to talk, learn and grow. A multimedia experience that encourages men to exchange, educate and empower one another, because ‘no man is an island’, we need one another to thrive. This event will include 5  Key Guest…

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Zimbabwean Queens Are Not Sorry

4th April 2019 BY Bobby

About Me I’m Mitchel Tanyaradzwa, a Zimbabwean Young Woman, and creator of the hashtag #zimqueensnotsorry. The hashtag is all about embracing and accepting yourself, especially if you suffer from low self-esteem. It emphasizes more on saying to yourself ‘I’m claiming back my power and learning to love myself. I WILL NOT LET PEOPLE DEFINE ME ANYMORE’. I started this self-love…

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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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