Author Archives: Louisa

Beautiful African Jewellery

Beautiful African Jewellery
Do you like African jewellery but also want to support a grass-roots charity, helping children on to better lives? Food For Thought Africa is a charity based in Northern Ireland which was established in 2007 by retired ...
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AFRICA WRITES 2015: What’s On!

AFRICA WRITES 2015: What’s On!
Since 2012, the Royal Africa Society has brought the very best of African literature to the British Library for the annual Africa Writes Festival and the 2015 event is gearing up to be even better than previous years. ...
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“Neighborhoods” – A Glimpse Of Life

“Neighborhoods” – A Glimpse Of Life
Neighbourhoods are us. The very essence of society, connecting people by location and daily routine. But what if you’re an outsider and have joined a community quite different from anything you’ve known ...
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Femi and Seun Kuti: 2 Afrobeat Kings

Femi and Seun Kuti: 2 Afrobeat Kings
If we talk of African inspiration in fashion, music and politics, we must speak of the legendary, Nigerian-born, Fela Kuti. Sadly, Fela has long since passed but his fundamental legacy of fighting corruption, inspiring ...
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Laurence Airline Flies West

Laurence Airline Flies West
Laurence Airline is a label that turns typical Afro-west fusion on its head: rather than combining western fashion with African textiles, this label blends modern African textiles and fashion with a future that is ...
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Must Haves: Asaawa @ Mayasi

Must Haves: Asaawa @ Mayasi
Ladies, prepare to fall in love with this jacket from Planetfem Must Haves Asaawa @ Mayasi! Perfect for the summer evenings, it can be dressed up or down and is perfect for the office too.  The Asaawa jacket is made ...
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