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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Must Haves: Bantu Wax

Must Haves: Bantu Wax
God, we love that Bantu Wax swagger! Check out this sweatshirt – the epitome of Bantu wave cool. African colours, surf wave chic. Men, you’ll look sexy in this sustainable swag! BANTU WAX is a label Made In ...
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Must Haves: 70s Tassel Scarf@ Luvinurstyle

Must Haves: 70s Tassel Scarf@ Luvinurstyle
If we’ve learned one thing from the preview SS15 catwalk shows, it’s that 70’s sassy chic should be the tagline to your summer fashion. Burnt oranges, pale baby blues and caramel browns and this ...
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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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