An ambitious fashion start-up business is producing high-quality sleepwear and loungewear in Africa and exporting it to Europe.
Nigeria: Fashion Finest Africa Fashion Week, a two day event debuted on the 27th of May, introducing young designers such as House of Moreni and Kuthe to the world of fashion in Lagos.
Two Nigerian entrepreneurs are launching a range of sun protection creams specifically targeted at black people. Sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa have created a community-driven beauty line, called Bolden made with Shea nuts produced from Burkina Faso. Kudos to the inspirational entrepreneurs on the remarkable initiative.
South Africa’s state of the nation address was a total mess, but beyond the chaos President Jacob Zuma spoke about the optimism about economic growth, foreign investment and radical socio-economic transformation. There were other interesting highlights, not least the colourful sartorial gorgeousness, now an annual fixture of the SONA.
It’s not a secret that women want healthy hair and skin. But for many, this usually means subjecting them to products full of chemicals. Julie Bela Wamona takes a look at one Kenyan entrepreneur who is encouraging women to ditch harsh hair and skin products by providing natural alternatives.
A Nigerian fashion designer clothing line, Tokatoka, has pulled out all the stops for their latest collection ‘Fure’. We spoke to the talented designers to find out what inspired their latest line.