‘CHIDO’ by Munashe, An African Folktale About Love

14th February 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Love is one roller coaster filled with ups and downs, joy and sadness and a lot of other dynamics which we can not dwell on because there is no formula with and when it comes to this verb. In ‘CHIDO‘, Munashe orates his own experience with Love in one masterpiece of a song, as he flexed his rap muscles in…

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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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Our Morning With River Wild Safaris

3rd February 2020 BY Ivis

So this Christmas I was in Victoria Falls aka one of the Wonders of the World and I had the opportunity to go on a game drive. Which can I say was one of the most amazing experiences of my entire life, I learnt so much and literally could not think of a better way to end my year. For…

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

8th August 2019 BY Ivis

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

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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Why do beauty brands not market to Women Of Colour?

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

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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Johnny Drille; The rising Afro-folk artist

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

Signing on to Mavin Records appears to be the dream of every upcoming artist in Nigeria, it is basically their version of Universal. This is Africa’s largest record label, noted for its success in the Afrobeats world with artists like Rema and Tiwa Savage. So for the singer, Johnny Drille who is now signed with the Don Jazzy owned label, this…

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What has made African Fashion a phenomenon?

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

From my previous blog posts, I’m pretty sure that we can all tell that Africa has influenced western fashion for as long as it has existed. A multitude of African traditions have been used as a rich source of inspiration; Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier, Comme des Garcons and many others have been inspired by the…

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Why Visit Durban

21st May 2019 BY Ivis

Known as South Africas “friendliest city” Durban has to be one of South Africa’s best quest secrets! To me it is the middle man between Joburg and Cape Town, it’s a laid back yet busy city that is not too expensive. Durban combines an exciting mix of urban Afro- Indian culture and is slowly but surely becoming the place to…

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