Traveling Outside South Africa And The Admin Required For A Smooth Trip

When I was planning to start traveling, the first thing I did was check my passport. It was valid for another 5 months so I called the High Commission of Tanzania in South Africa and I was advised to rather get a new passport because I was at risk of being denied entry

African Artists That You Should Know

Art heals. art saves and art teaches; at least that is what I believe. I have been following a few artists whose work takes me to different worlds that I have imagined and the few that I have seen. I love how relatable all the painting are to me. Michael Soi Michael W. Soi (1972)Continue reading “African Artists That You Should Know”

Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme

The global Fashion industry today is worth 3 trillion USD however, Sub-Sahara Africa accounts for only 1% of that. Of all the potential obstacles to growing this market in South Africa, it seems creative talent and exposure are the least of what hinders upcoming fashion brands from thriving on the international scene, access to financeContinue reading “Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme”

The Fashion Torch Incubation Hub Launch

  After three months of product testing, evaluation and thorough research, on 25th June 2016  my friends at Fashion Torch Africa officially launched East and Central Africa’s first Business incubation and mentor ship hub for fashion and and creative arts brands and ideas. FTA HUB works with a vision of Growing Africa Fashion and creative artsContinue reading “The Fashion Torch Incubation Hub Launch”

African Cultures By Young Africans : LUO TRIBE

I had an interesting  conversation with Winnie when I asked her what tribe she was. She told me that she did not know much about the Luos (her people) but she will do all she can to acquire more information and she did. *************************************************************** LUO TRIBE written by Winnie Odande Twitter & Instagram @fitndiscover ***************Continue reading “African Cultures By Young Africans : LUO TRIBE”

Maasai Cricket Warriors X One Love Skate Expo

MAASAI CRICKET WARRIORS X ONE LOVE SKATE EXPO Photos by:  Ole Ngais Location: Randburg X Constitutional Hill Braamfontein In promotion of a United Africa, The Maasai Cricket Warriors and One Love Skate Expo got to hang out in Braamfontein and did a small shoot. we had so much fun as we got to connect andContinue reading “Maasai Cricket Warriors X One Love Skate Expo”

Maasai Cricket Warriors : Dipped In Culture

I  recently saw a series of pictures  that really caught my attention more than once. It was on a cricket field and the most eye catching moment was the Maasai men draped in their Maasai regalia laying cricket. A facebook friend of mine once said “Imagine if we as black Africans could walk into aContinue reading “Maasai Cricket Warriors : Dipped In Culture”

Press Release: RVK Africa Fashion Week S/S

The city of Tshwane will be buzzing with­ models and designers from all parts of Africa, not forgetting fashionistas at the forth coming Retro Vintage Kolektion Africa Fashion­ week. The popular fashion event has managed to ­attract designers not only from all parts of Africa but also Europe. Some of the designers who will be landingContinue reading “Press Release: RVK Africa Fashion Week S/S”

Africa Reign: Magunga Williams

Magunga is  trained in law at the University of Nairobi. However, the dream is to write. He started a blog when the writing bug got him in 2012. It became popular among his peers until it gained more traction and he got nominated and won awards. To be able to tell a good story isContinue reading “Africa Reign: Magunga Williams”

Africa Reign: Wilkings Fadhili

Wilkings Fadhili is a 23 year old Kenyan journalist by profession, a blogger, Fashion PR, founder and CEO of the Fashion Torch Company. Wilkings started The Fashion Torch Company as a medium to connect fashion designers, models, stylists, buyers, investors and the consumers. Fashion, writing and networking are at the very top of Wilkings favourite things.Continue reading “Africa Reign: Wilkings Fadhili”