Category Archives: Inspiration

Brilliant Young Africans: Kemi Kalikawe

Brilliant Young Africans: Kemi Kalikawe
Brilliant Young Africans are changing the face of Africa both locally and internationally with impressive, life-changing innovation and Kemi Kalikawe is changing the face of fashion. The name Naledi means ...
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Brilliant Young Africans: Alain Nteff

Brilliant Young Africans: Alain Nteff
Brilliant Young Africans:  A 22 year old was named as the grand prize winner of the Anisha prize in December for designing and launching an innovative app which has reduced the death rates of pregnant women and ...
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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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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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Nike Okundaye, An Inspirational Artist

Nike Okundaye, An Inspirational Artist
Inspiration to achieve often comes from the need to survive but sometimes, for some, like Nike Okundaye, it is simply passed down through generations and comes as naturally as the sun and the moon, leading to greatness ...
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African Headdress: The Clan

African Headdress: The Clan
The African headdress has always been a very important part of the continent’s fashion, heritage and culture. South African independent online magazine, ‘Gaschette’ has commissioned a wonderful shoot ...
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AFW15 Celebrates Iro & Buba

AFW15 Celebrates Iro & Buba
African Fashion Week is to be held in Nigeria on 23 and 24 May 2015 and this year in celebration of the evolution of Nigerian fashion, the AFW15 Ambassador Oreka Godis has launched an exciting competition in honour of ...
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