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Africa Fashion Show 2015 kicks off in Geneva

Anyone who’s been following African fashion over the past two decades, will have noticed a distinct gathering of momentum in recent times. As Crucible Events prepares for the main event over at the Africa Fashion Show in Geneva this evening, we take a look at how things are changing for …

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5th MTV Africa Music Awards nominees

The 5th Annual MTV Africa Music Awards (aka the MAMAs) online voting process is now underway. #MAMA2015, features over 70 nominees across 13 categories.  Hosted at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, Kwazulu Natal on the 18th of July, to coincide with Nelson Mandela‘s birthday and broadcasted live across #Africa …

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OPEN THE GATE FESTIVAL ~ SATURDAY 6th JUNE 2015

The 6th of June 2015, cultural organisation Open The Gate celebrates its 6th Anniversary with a whole day of cultural entertainment, alongside their renowned African Market.  Open The Gate Festival welcomes an array of live music & story telling acts from Ghana, Somalia, Mozambique Sierra Leone, Mexico and beyond. Take part in …

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Kenya prepares for 2nd International Fashion Fair

The Republic of Kenya is home to a population of more than 44 million people and, from 13th to 16th August, it will host the 2nd International Fashion Fair at the Kenyatta Centre in Nairobi. Thousands of visitors will attend, Africa Fashion takes a sneak peak at what they will see. With …

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Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2015

The 23rd and 24th May sees the 2nd edition of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. It is a two days event, targeted at showcasing the best of African fashion designers to the global market. The platform aims at appreciating, celebrating and displaying the creativity & originality of the vibrant fashion and design industry within …

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Afro Hair and Beauty Live 2015

Afro Hair and Beauty Live is Europe’s biggest hair, beauty and lifestyle exhibition for the very best in ethnic hair and beauty. Now in its 34rd year, Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2015  returns to Islington at the Business design centre for 2 days 24-25 May 2015. With many of the industry’s leading brands exhibiting, you’ll find plenty …

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World Economic Forum arrives in Cape Town this June

Originally founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum in an international non-for profit organisation that brings a variety of leaders together to generate ideas and strategies that will help drive sustainable development. The next event takes place in Cape Town, South Africa from 3rd to 5th June. …

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Africa at Spitalfields Bank Holiday Monday

Here at Africa Fashion, we believe in immersion. You can only understand so much by reading and discussion. At some point you need to get hands on – and there’s no better way to do that in London than by joining the Africa at Spitalfields event on Monday 25th May. …

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Pangaea II at the Saatchi Gallery

“Pangaea II” is the second installment of Saatchi Gallery‘s museum- bringing together artists from two continents that were once untied. The exhibition features 20 artists from Africa and Latin America, displaying contemporary art with strong themes identifying the cultural and social facets of people and places from Africa and Latin America. Runs until …

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Africa Fashion Week London 2015

What started as an idea by Ronke Ademiluyi five years ago, has grown into one of the most important dates in the international calendar. Africa Fashion Week will be here in London before you know it, so we’re taking this opportunity to have a closer look at this fashion phenomenon. While …

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