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Yinka Shonibare, Tesla and Conde Nast Confirmed Participants Of The Wish Africa Expo 2019

14th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

We are excited to announce the participation of renowned British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare; Global Director, Energy at TESLA, Alex Shoch and Head of Video at Conde Nast, Ezzie Chidi-Ofong at the WISH Africa Expo in London. The WISH Africa Expo is a two day showcase of pan African culture, commerce and development. The expo will feature panel discussions by renowned…

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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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Netflix Announces Second Original South African Series Titled “Blood and Water”

7th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

After their previous announcement for a show focused on Shona mythology, Netflix seems to be doubling down on their quest to release more Afrocentric show with a new announcement about on an upcoming South African inspired Netflix Original titled “Blood and Water”. Coming after the “Queen Sono” original starring South African actress Pearl Thusi, this new series will follow the…

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Nigerian-American Kamaru Usman is Africa’s First UFC Champion

7th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Africa now has a new fighting Champion as Nigerian-American Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman recently earned the welterweight MMA title this past week. Becoming the first fighter from the continent to win a Ultimate Fighting Championship title, Usman who wore green shorts, as well as a green and white mouth guard during the fight in honour of his Nigerian heritage, the…

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Maison Loulabelle Debuts It’s Metamorphosis Collection At The London Kids Fashion Week 2019

4th March 2019 BY BellAfricana

Maison loulabelle always has something up their sleeves to keep us wanting more! The amazing Afrocentric kids fashion brand just launched it’s newest collection at the London Kids Fashion Week, hosted by Mini Mode. The new collection tagged METAMORPHOSIS! Was literally curated to change EVERYTHING you thought you knew about Afrocentric kid’s fashion. – This collection is designed with no detail spared,…

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