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Pidgin English: Language of Unity
4 years ago

Pidgin English: Language of Unity

Pidgin English: The language of the West African people

Pidgin English is a lingua franca in many anglophone countries in West Africa. It is commonly spoken …
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Style Feature: This Fashion Love Affair
4 years ago

Style Feature: This Fashion Love Affair

In May 2013, Aniekeme Umoh started TFLA: This Fashion Love Affair. She created the fashion blog in order to share her ideas about fashion and write about her …
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7 African designers to add to your wardrobe
4 years ago

7 African designers to add to your wardrobe

African fashion design has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years. Now in the mainstream, looks created by several African designers have become staples at …
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Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman
4 years ago

Vivo Activewear: Fashion for Every Woman

Wandia Gichuru is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of  Vivo Activewear, a retail clothing business that was started in 2011. Initially inspired by a love for dance and …
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Start-up Stories: AAKS
4 years ago

Start-up Stories: AAKS

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, the glamourous Ghanaian behind gorgeous new accessories line AAKS, likes to say she is fond of sunsets. Her love for color is abundantly clear from her vibrant …
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Design Issue
4 years ago

Design Issue

The Design Issue is an ode to African aesthetics, creativity, and innovation. From architecture to animation, art, and fashion, this issue will highlight the talented makers and shapers …
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Making a Statement: An Interview with Designer Anita Quansah
4 years ago

Making a Statement: An Interview with Designer Anita Quansah

British-African designer Anita Quansah may be the undisputed queen of statement pieces. Her gorgeous collections of carefully embroidered necklaces and clothing have captured the world’s attention for over …
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ALARA’s Fashion Night Out
4 years ago

ALARA’s Fashion Night Out

ALÁRA is a new concept store for Nigeria and Africa – created by Reni Folawiyo and dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art, fashion, design, cuisine, and culture …
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Curating Fashion with Styled by Africa
5 years ago

Curating Fashion with Styled by Africa

Ayiba‘s editor-in-chief, Eyitemi Popo, met up with the two beauties behind Styled By Africa for a day of fashion and shopping at the QAA Wearable Art Gallery in the famous Nike …
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Urban Issue
5 years ago

Urban Issue

The Urban issue is dedicated to Afropolitans bringing their rich culture and energy to major world cities and Afro-socialites dominating on home turf. In this issue we …
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