The Renaissance of African Image & Fashion.

The Renaissance of African Image & Fashion.

These materials, may not have been originally made in Africa, but they have grown to represent the image of African culture. That means, when you see someone donning this design – you immediately associate it (them) with Africa. For a culture/continent and people that have been so underrepresented, this is good news and I am(…)

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Being an Adult can be quite Boring.

Being an Adult can be quite Boring.

  Remember what your childhood was like before you adopted the sedentary lifestyle with your ‘super fast’ wi-fi and HD television? Remember when you had endless energy? I remember playing football/soccer for 4 hours and then more, getting upset when my aunt called me back inside the house. “Haven’t you had enough? Don’t you get(…)

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Kenyan Entrepreneurs develop first Kenyan running shoe

Kenyan Entrepreneurs develop first Kenyan running shoe

Two Kenyan entrepreneurs Navalayo Osembo and Weldon Kennedy have developed a running shoe akin to Nike called ‘ENDA’ which means ‘GO’ in Kiswahili (A bantu language spoken in Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda and other East African countries). “Kenya defines running excellence. Successive generations of athletes have come to understand and have perfected the art of running. Working together(…)

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Racist Chinese Advert in 2016 : Will it ever end?

In the last 10 years, trade between China and Africa has increased to over $106 billion, China has been able to buy its access into African countries like Nigeria by agreeing to build critical infrastructure projects, like roads, railways, hospitals and schools. One would be inclined to think that the business aspect of the relationship between the(…)

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South African Scientists finds an Innovative way to kill Tuberculosis

South African Scientists finds an Innovative way to kill Tuberculosis

A team of scientists from Stellenbosch University in South Africa have come up with a process that aims to detect Latent Tuberculosis (The most dangerous form of Tuberculosis) at a much more earlier stage, which in turn would help scientists around the world to adequately develop medications that can eradicate this form of Tuberculosis for good.(…)

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How Shea Butter is made

A video posted by Hamamat Montia (@iamhamamat) on May 12, 2016 at 1:59pm PDT Her name is Hamamat Mantia and in One minute she manages to show us how Shea Butter is made in the Northern Region of Ghana – West Africa. You can read all about the benefits of Shea Butter here http://www.sheainstitute.com/asbi-library/21reasons/ Enjoy!!

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Lupita Nyong’o shares trailer of her Upcoming Film ‘Queen of Katwe.’

Directed by Mira Nair, the Queen of Katwe tells the story of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi, and is based on the book The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster. The other big name  in the movie is British born Nigerian actor David Oyelowo who played(…)

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