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Jewellery is like a spice that complements an individuals outfit. Just like there are different food spices, jewellery also comes in a variety of designs, textures, and colours. They can equally be made from a number of materials either organic or man-made. Corals are one of the commonest organic gemstones that have been used over…

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It is usually a thing of joy and excitement when African creatives put the continent on the world map through their creativity and this is the case with Nigerian visual artist, Njideka Akunyili Crosby whose botanical painting “Bush Babies” recently sold for a staggering US$3,4 million. The painting was estimated to be sold for $800,000 by…

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South African fashion photographer, Trevor Stuurman is on our radar this week. The multi-talented visual artist has cemented himself as a leading light in South Africa’s creative community. Often referred to as a bright small-town boy with big city dreams, his breakthrough came in 2012 when h,e was named ELLE’s Style Reporter and he has…

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The Ankara fabric is pretty much a symbol for African print and it is quite surprising to hear that the fabric isn’t actually all that African. Many fashion enthusiasts and influencers love to do it for the culture in the most stylish way ever. Nigerian-born, Fashion blogger, Aderonke Adefalujo (The Real RhonkeFella) falls under this…

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It’s been a few days since American singer, Ciara released another banging hot tune. Since early July, CiCi has heated up the charts with her hyper-fast hit single “Level Up,” and now she’s here to help us get our “Freak On”. We’re pretty much interested in this new single because of its  Afrobeat flavor and rhythmic vibes. The song, “Freak…

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The Ankara fabric can never go out of style. Not only is it colorful and vibrant yet also versatile. Gone are the days when Ankara was strictly limited to clothing. Today, so many amazing things are being made from Ankara. Ankara bags became the rave a few years ago and they are still very much…

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Kitenge is an East African cotton fabric printed in various colors and distinctive patterns. It has its origin from Kiswahili Kitenge. It is often worn by women and wrapped around the chest or waist, over the head as a headscarf, or as a baby sling. It is popular in many African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Liberia, Rwanda,…

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Traditional glass beads of Ghana are often referred to as Krobo beads, the Krobo mountains being the main area of production. These beads are made from recycled glass. Bottles and other glass items are first washed and sorted by colors. They are then broken into small fragments for making translucent beads, or pounded with a…

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Father’s Day is just here and there’s no denying that dads all over the world also deserve a day to be celebrated, but it’s quite easy to forget to pick out something special for dad seeing that we had a hard time getting something for mom. Not to worry! We’ve decided to put together a…