An ambitious fashion start-up business is producing high-quality sleepwear and loungewear in Africa and exporting it to Europe.
Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji had a private viewing of his new work in Ikoyi, Lagos. Babajide who is a self-taught artist came into limelight with his intriguing tribal mark series. His remarkable drawings are photorealistic.
Nigerian artist Olawale Ashimi popularly known as Brymo held an intimate session of his sixth album called Oso at Jazzhole, Lagos. The session was part of his album promotion. Brymo’s voice and style of music has earned him hard core fans around the globe.
The Homowo Festival, which is held in Ghana is one of a kind. A month long ban on noise is placed during the period leading to the festival. Churches, mosques, clubs and open bars comply with the regulation. When the celebrations start, the Ga people “hoot at hunger” in the remembrance of the famine that once happened in their history.
Thomas Mapfumo says Zimdancehall artists need the Queen’s grammar book or else they will forever be stuck in the ghetto of the music world. But Stanely Mushava says, the Chimurenga guru might want to nuance his criticism of young dancehallers a bit.