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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Nomusa Ndebele’s Children’s Book is Helping Zimbabweans Preserve their Native Languages

26th April 2019 BY Meli

Titled “Thoko Vuka! Thoko Muka”, Nomusa Ndebele’s new children’s book is a new effort to preserve Zimbabwe’s two most prominent native languages. Although based on an old and popular Ndelebe nursery rhyme, the colour filled book is written in both Ndebele and Shona, and become a brainchild of Ndebele’s after the writer struggled to find Ndelebe children books for her…

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Here Are the Africans That Made the 2019 TIME 100 List

26th April 2019 BY Meli

Celebrating some of the worlds 100 most influential people, this year’s TIME magazine’s 100 list included a total of six African influencers, who have impacted the world in one way or another. Categorising sports icons, artists, political leaders, business leaders and more, here are the Africans who were advocated by their peers to grace the 2019 TIME 100 list and…

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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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Under the Mango Tree – A Youth Agriculture Summer Camp

14th April 2019 BY checkoutafrica

YOU’RE INVITED! Under the Mango Tree officially invites families with children between the ages of 6 to 10 years to join us in an exciting four-week fun packed agriculture summer camp conveniently located at Mmofra Place in the Accra suburb of Dzorwulu. MORE ABOUT Under the Mango Tree… Under the Mango Tree is an annual, four-week youth summer camp whose…

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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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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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