Their clothes are bold, inspired by Africa’s traditional colors and textures, and they are making an impact far beyond their home continent. A new generation of young African fashion bloggers and designers are interpreting heritage garments in a contemporary context, using the power of social media to spread their aesthetic. “Fashion from Africa is as diverse… Read More These fashion movers and shakers will inspire wardrobe envy
The 5Ws: who, what, why, when, where in Experience Africa is a series that informs on events, exhibitions, cutting edge solutions, projects and initiatives about Africa. Atim Annette Oton selects in each edition selects the featured project for the 5Ws. Who: DreamAfrica. Stories that bring you home™ What: It’s story time! DreamAfrica is a new interactive platform… Read More The 5Ws: DreamAfrica: An Interactive Platform for African Stories
As traders and fund managers returned to their desks following the Christmas break, many hoped for an early sign that global markets – and their clients’ fortunes – were heading in the right direction. Few anticipated the meltdown that would erupt just days into the new year. As trading screens blazed with plunging stocks and ruined… Read More The big read: China-Africa 2.0?
With the continent of Africa growing as a significant cultural and entertainment hub, music festivals are fast becoming a regular and popular feature on the continent’s cultural space. From educational and environmentally conscious festivals such as the Kenya Music Festival and Egypt’s 3alganoob festival, to entertainment festivals such as the Cape Town International Music Festival,… Read More Top 10 Music Festivals in Africa
There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your life. We can all look back on the books that have shaped our perspective on politics, religion, money, and love. Some will even become a source of inspiration for the rest of your life. Here, I have narrowed down the top… Read More 100 Must-Read Books For Smart African Women
BY HILTON ALS Photo by Geordie Wood, The New Yorker All this talk about diversity—in newspapers, on college campuses, at the Oscars—can be hard on a liberal white guy. How’s a sensitive Caucasian man—no Trumpite—supposed to deal with so much political climate change, so many “other” demands? Take women, for instance. They want equal pay.… Read More Betrothed: A marriage of cultures in “Familiar.”
For National Nutrition Month, NativSol Kitchen teams of with Nigeria-based creative firm—Genii Games to launch “NativSol Food Series” on March 4. NativSol Food Series will educate children and families on the nutritional benefits of African heritage food. “With fast food spots seen as ‘social status’ symbols popping up in cities across Africa, we will see an increase in diet-related… Read More New African Food Series Launched for National Nutrition Month