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OP-ED: La Sape Congolaise, The Fashion Makers.

8th August 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

La Sape’ is a lifestyle built on a simple set of values: dress sharp, act with integrity and inspire others. A Congolese sapeur is a happy man even if he does not eat, because wearing proper clothes feeds the soul and gives pleasure to the body. The current wave of African artists and creatives is pioneered by creative inspiration that is simply not…

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Here’s Why & When You Should Visit Kruger National Park

8th August 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest and one of the worlds most famous and greatest game reserves ever! If you haven’t heard of it, you’ve been living under a rock for your entire life. It’s high density of wild animals includes all of Africa’s iconic safari species – elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra.…

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Mowalola Ogunlesi Is The Nigerian Designer Selected To Style The New Barbie Doll

8th August 2019 BY Meli

One of the six designers chosen to style the iconic doll, British Vogue has commissioned Nigerian designer Mowalola Ogunlesi to dress the Barbie Doll in her own signature style. Already revered in the fashion scene, Mowalola boasts an impressive CV that includes one of the premier shows at London Fashion Week, styling Skepta and Solange Knowles, and Nigeria’s popular World…

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The largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for Season 9!

20th July 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Africa Fashion Week London 2019 Africa Fashion Week London 2019The largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back forSeason 9!Again at the prestigious Freemasons’ Hall, AFWL will host two full days of catwalk shows and exhibition shopping floors in the beautiful venue. Over 100 designers fly in from different parts of the globe every August…

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CheckOutAfrica Highlights: Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu Presents Award-Nominated Theatre Piece ‘Sweet Like Chocolate Boy’

18th July 2019 BY Meli

Written and directed by Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, and produced by Play Back Drama, the 2-time Off West End Theatre Award (The Offies) nominated ‘Sweet Like Chocolate Boy’ is the latest must-see theatre piece. Described by critics as “nothing short of a modern masterpiece”, “a captivating storyline with brilliantly realised, often hilarious, interpretations”, and “a remarkable animated and innovative play, ” the piece is…

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