Akon Wants African Actors to be Cast in Coming to America 2

16th April 2019 BY Ivis

Can you believe the fact that it has been over three decades since Coming to America first hit our screens in 1988? An entire 13 years before I was even born. I feel like I’m a little too young to appreciate films like this but these are my favourite, black films from the ’90s, late ’80s and early 2000s will…

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LVMH Prize Finalists Include Two African Designers

4th April 2019 BY Ivis

“The diversity and richness of the collections presented for the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize this year is a testament to these talented designers, making the decision of our 63 experts incredibly difficult,” noted Delphine Arnault on the LVMH Prize. Last week on Wednesday the 27th of March history was made yet again, LVMH announced the names of the…

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African Fashion NEEDS more customers!

25th March 2019 BY Ivis

Naomi Campbell wants an African Vogue yet some people would disagree and say that that is the last thing Africa needs (Check out my opinion on this on IVISTODAY), fashion weeks are popping up in every African city that wants to be taken seriously; we have Dakar fashion week now, Lagos and South Africa, the list goes on. We even have African…

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Nomalanga Shozi, Blazing Through SA’s Media Industry

22nd June 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Of late, I’ve been solely narrating stories from Afrillennials who inspire me, inspire others, and especially those who seem as though they are from the future, with their ambitious thinking and the guts to dive deep in and bring the future back to today and from my perspective, Nomalanga Shozi a.k.a. The Flame is one of them. She is a force…

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Asanda Sizani, An Astounding Creative And Fashion Curator

29th May 2017 BY checkoutafrica

“But, when your dream comes true, it’s time to dream bigger.” – Asanda Sizani My love for beauty, art, the poetry in visuals and the need to communicate a strong narrative through fashion. That’s the first thing that came out of Asanda’s mouth when we started speaking, and from there I knew that I’d entered the realm of an incredibly…

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Lisa Chiriseri, Uplifting Zimbabwe Through Education

15th May 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Lisa Chiriseri`s education fund, Fund-A-Child’s-Education-Zimbabwe supports over 360 beneficiaries today. Her social enterprise Women in Energy Group has seen over 6000 Zimbabwean households transitioned from using firewood to using products of cleaner, safer, sustainable alternatives in the last six months. Her Pan-African initiative African Women Association and Awards continues to lead in rebranding the image of  African women and drawing attention…

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