“Millennials don’t want to work”, they said; “Millennials are lazy”, they said; yet significant social and economic changes in Africa will be and are being effected by Africa’s youth who have seen the gaps and the inabilities of their governments to provide for the people’s basic needs. Congolese born and South African raised sisters Sophie … More The Sophie A Kanza Foundation at the Forefront OF Charity Work And Critical Youth Conversations.
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) … More African Artists That You Should Know
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 finance … More Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme
It is always great to see my favourite creatives progress in their careers and one such creative is Julia Ese Otobo. Julia is a 23 year old Nigerian born Half Delta and Half Igbo model who has taken New York by storm after being signed by MSA Models.She is in love with Afros and black … More Closer To The Ultimate Dream: Julia Otobo Pursuing Her Modeling Dream In New York
I am so happy to announce that a couple of awesome human beings and I have been selected as Tropics Voices Ambassadors by South African based media group called Tropics Media.We will be sharing our stories on http://www.tropics-magazine.com stay tuned and follow our articles on different topics.
ECOWAS FASHION WEEK 2015 (SECOND EDITION) The Economic Community of West African States marks its 40th Anniversary with a fashion Week in Cotonou, Republic of Benin that is to take place from 28 August to 30 August 2015. Ecowas Fashion Week currently in its second edition is recording successes already on the building “fame board”. The … More Press Release: Ecowas Fashion Week 2015