Juls x Checkoutfrica

22nd July 2020 BY Zinitha

In an interview with Checkoutafrica, Ghanaian renowned producer sits down to talk about his experience. We covered his rise to success, his first project leap of faith right up to some of his projects that have been released this year which are happy place, fufu and grits with Sango and of course his new single blessed featuring Donaeo and Miraa…

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A Country Called Africa?

11th February 2020 BY Bong

“Africa is NOT a Country” Africa is considered as the world’s second most populous, which is also the second-largest continent. For those who are not familiar with this amazing continent, you need to know that it is basically made up of 54 countries. Although most people from other continents see Africa as an entity, i.e. a country in most cases,…

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ÌTÁN – Narratives Of The Black Body

8th February 2020 BY checkoutafrica

Leandro Cunha is a photographer and lives in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The artist researches the relationships between image, body, memory and ancestry. The photography he develops is understood as a critical tool in the way the systematic deaths of black Brazilian youth operate and in the fight against religious racism. ÌTÁN – narratives of the black…

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Ghanaian Woman Launches 1st Online Directory Of Qualified Mentak Health Specialists In Africa

28th October 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Mindfully African has created the first online directory of qualified mental health specialists based in Africa.While championing and educating the public on Mental Health issues have recently become mainstream in other parts of the world, ignorance surrounding mental health in Africa persists.With mental health services low on the agenda for some African governments, Mindfully African was created to fill the…

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Organic Life Plus Presents; The Lifestyle, Shop and Sip

22nd October 2019 BY BellAfricana

You are specially invited to the Lifestyle Shop & Sip pop up event, brought to you by Organic Life Plus and three other world-class brands (Mos Natural Solutions, RODA Statement Leatherwares & ASSIAN Wears) joining forces on the 2nd & 3rd of November 2019 at the Lennox Mall, 3rd Floor, Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria. Organic Life Plus…

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Why do beauty brands not market to Women Of Colour?

4th July 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

So I recently came across a statistic which states that “black women are the biggest spenders on makeup and beauty products of any demographic in the world, outspending caucasian women by 6 times. In the USA alone, they spend $7.5 billion on beauty annually despite being only 13.7% of the female population.”   So my question to you is why do…

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CheckOutAfrica Highlights: Best African Restaurants in London

27th June 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Don’t you find it so weird how there are so many ethnicities within the U.K. yet there is a lack of African restaurants? No matter what city you go to you will always find an Indian, Jamaican, Chinese or Thai restaurant, however, you can only ever find African restaurants or takeaways in the big cities such as Manchester, London, and…

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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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From Youtube Clips To Celebrity Designs: The story of Eugene d’wise

8th April 2019 BY Bobby

Who is Eugene d’wise, fashion designer? People today have a chance to self-make and change their situation, taking with them those around them.  There is a revolution of innovation and self-invention like no other time in history. To keep the revolution going and to inspire, stories of those who take a leap of faith need to be shared. Eugene d’Wise…

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