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Latest Africa Fashion Week News Round-Up

With a flurry of actively around the final preparations, a lot of news is being generated around AFWL 2015. We have scanned our inbox for the three best stories – and here they are! First up, there are the music artists who will be performing at London’s Olympia this weekend. …

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Africa Fashion Week London 2015 is upon us

The weekend is coming and most people are starting to make plans. Do you love fashion and shopping? Are you totally up for the idea of getting lost in inspiration? Then consider heading down to Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) which is on at Kensington Olympia this Friday and Saturday – 7th & 8th …

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Africa Fashion Week London begins its countdown

Despite being less than 5 years old, Africa Fashion Week London is already one of the biggest and most important events in the calendar. If you’re anywhere near West London on 7th or 8th August, then we strongly recommend you attend, with tickets starting at just £7. Zeitgeist is a …

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67 Minutes – What will you do on 18th July?

Nelson Mandela’s International Day focuses our attention on each other – and our responsibilities to live Madiba’s legacy forever through the work we all do. Every year, on Mandela Day, people around the world are asked by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to spare one minute for every year of Mr. Mandela’s public service …

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Nelson Mandela International Day

Everything we’ve done makes this life what it is. As years pass, we look back on failures and successes. So many special days, memorable days and remarkable days. Each one a milestone to mark the passage of time. Birthdays are one such day – made all the more poignant by death. …

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Mandela Weekend at the South Bank

On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July, London’s famous Southbank Centre will host a celebration of the life and work of Nelson Mandela – with special focus given to his commitment to making the world a better place. Africa Fashion presents an exclusive interview with Rachel Holmes, festival programmer for the Mandela Weekend. …

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Passion for Motherland arrives on 21st August

In the UK, August really is turning into a month long celebration of African fashion and culture. Now in its 3rd year, Passion for Motherland promises a vibrant showcase of fashion, poetry and live music. While everyone aims to have fun on the evening, there is a serious set of causes …

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Zimbabwe comes to Birmingham with Faraii Simoyi

Saturday 4th July sees the West Midlands city of Birmingham transformed into a Zimbabwean centre of fashion excellence, with a 24-hour event that kicks off at mid-day. Here at Africa Fashion, we are all about celebrating the amazing depth of talent that the continent has to offer – and today …

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Passion for Fashion Africa 2015 in New York

Passion 4 Fashion Africa is an annual event which brings together a wide range of talent in order to promote ethical fashion. Sallet Fashion House and partners Adam Group production, New York Fashion Designers Expo and CCWC Network Corps are bringing Passion 4 Fashion Africa to the catwalk in New York this September. Sallet’s own fashion house …

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Addis Ababa to host annual design event in December

With an impressive history as a trading hub, Ethiopia’s recent history has been coloured by repeated droughts and territorial issues with Eritrea and Somalia. As the world’s demand for coffee continually increases, Ethiopia is set for continued economic expansion – and what better way to celebrate than with an annual exhibition …

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Miss Black Africa UK auditions – London 20th June

Pageants can be seen as glamorous or exploitative, depending on their organisation and purpose. With a strong dedication to helping the ‘I am able’ charity, the Miss Black Africa UK event promises to do good through the attention garnered by the winner – so maybe you know someone who might …

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