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The importance of Father’s Day in Africa

Although Father’s day is celebrated across the World, the personal celebration will always boil down to the relationship. Shelves of sentimental cards help us capture the thoughts or feelings that we associate with Father’s Day. Some of them won’t even come close to matching our reality and are instantly rejected or …

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Ali Memorial Stream Live

No one can dispute Muhammad Ali’s global influence, for he was at the centre of so many world-shaping events. Ali took a stand, based on his powerful, personal belief system and – in doing so – used the fame he garnered as an athlete to help create a better version of …

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Lupita Nyong’o is officially InStyle

Following Vogue’s decision to feature Ivorian model Aya Jones on its Spanish cover, InStyle has chosen Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o for its April issue, due out on 18th March. It has been a crazy couple of years for Lupita and now it seems that every marketing man wants her to stand …

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Ivory Coast fashion industry in ‘Launch Mode’

In the 2 weeks following Beyonce’s half time performance of Formation at the 50th Superbowl, the video was viewed online more than 60 million times and has caused a worldwide sensation. It featured work by Ivorian designer Loza Maléombho and you can expect to feel much more influence from her homeland in the near …

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Goldsmiths University course will help change the future

Anyone of African descent living in the UK, will know that African heritage has a variety of different identities  – and they all have stories that need to be told. Goldsmiths University has recognised that fact by launching the world’s first degree in Black British Writing. Africa Fashion examines at the importance …

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Ghandor ready to deliver the scent of Africa

Many of our readers are likely to be familiar with Ghandor cosmetics, as they’ve provided skin and hair care products in West Africa for the past twenty years. With over 600 people at its head office in Accra, Ghana, Ghandour also has operations in another 14 African countries – including Mali, Togo, Burkina Faso …

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