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Telephone a l’African

No longer do you have to settle for the monotone and ordinary ! ByKL provides colorful and original iPhone cases, with your favorite African and tribal prints  including Ankara, kente, aztec and even bogolan. Because your iPhone also deserves to … Continue reading

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Vintage Africa: meeting Namibia’s hipsters

By Kimon de Greef With retro fashion hot on the continent right now, the Vintage Guru – Loux – the designer behind Namibia’s sharpest dressers   Black hipsters in tweed jackets and round spectacles? Trilby hats? Oversize coats? From the … Continue reading

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African Tribal Print Top in Coffee and Cream

By Kampala Fair A relaxed fit top with slightly fitted torso and drawstring feature along the neckline. This a great transitional piece all through the seasons. The tribal print pattern in neutral coffee and cream would look great layered with … Continue reading

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MAKSI- Ghanaian Clothing label

By Francine Holmes      MAKSI is a Ghanaian clothing company created by two gifted siblings: Nana Darkoa and Abynnah Korantema Sekyiamah. MAKSI was launched in 2009 in Accra, Ghana.      The MAKSI brand has rapidly grown, and it is now … Continue reading

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12 Years A Symbol

By Patrick Gathara As the saying goes, success has many fathers. The meteoric rise of actress Lupita Nyong’o from relative obscurity to global sensation has spurred a bitter exchange within Kenya as to what her success means. Most have celebrated … Continue reading

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Madame Fashion, Madame activist

 By Francine Holmes Flaviana Matata is a Tanzanian beauty queen and fashion model. She got her start in 2007 when she won Miss Universe Tanzania. I actually admire the fact that she isn’t just a pretty face, she is also … Continue reading

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African Print Dress

Tribal print can be both sophisticated and versatile as shown with this cotton wrap dress and mulberry colored sash belt. Put on a blazer for the office, and it is also fashionable at happy hour. African fashion label,  Kutowa Designs … Continue reading

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Bumming It Rainy Day Style

Bumming It Rainy Day Style by fancynaturals

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Winter Glam

Winter Glam by FancyNaturals

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A Look Back at 2013 in Africa

Major decline in Malaria mortality rates in Africa since 2000 Nigeria Super Eagles won 3rd Africa Cup of Nations title over Burkina Faso Gunfire echoed at the Westgate mall in Kenya Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe won ‘free and fair’ election in … Continue reading

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