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The Strong Women from Boundiali – Cotton made in Africa supports women’s cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire

The Cotton made in Africa Initiative (CmiA) supports 25 women’s cooperatives in northern Côte d’Ivoire. Inside one year, 1,250 women and 12,500 family members are set to profit from financial start-up aid in cooper...
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AFRICA UTOPIA TALKS! with Africa Fashion Guide on EcoAfrica Panel – Friday 20th

This Friday sees the start of a fascinating and free, three-day programme of talks and debates which aim to shed an illuminating light on contemporary Africa including the Eco Africa panel that AFG director Jacqueline Shaw will...
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Cape Town Fashion Week 2012 – in Partnership with Mercedes Benz – Showcases South African Style for 10th Year

First launched in 2003, Cape Town Fashion Week was one of the first events to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) and this is the first year under its new title, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town...
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Ghana presents Glitz Africa Fashion Week this August – EVENTS

Glitz Africa Magazine, a Ghanaian owned celebrity/lifestyle magazine that embraces fashion and celebrates fashion designers across Africa especially in Ghana has announced that its inaugural Fashion Week will hold in Accra from...
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ABURY Beyond Fashion – DESIGNER PROFILE

While in Timbuktu World Cultural Heritage is getting destroyed in our days – in Marrakesh someone tries to prevent “Handcrafts Cultural Heritage” from disappearing – let us introduce you to Andrea Kolb and her e...
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African StreetFashions seen at Bread and Butter Berlin – July 2012 – STREETSTYLE

From the 4th to 6th July 2012 took place one of the biggest sports and street tradeshows in Europe if not the world – the infamous ‘Bread and Butter’ (BBB) tradeshow. Founded in 2001, and this year titled ‘THE ROC...
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Lets talk ‘Eco-Africa’ at the London Southbank – AFRICA UTOPIA – EVENT

Next Friday 20th July our very own founder, Jacqueline Shaw – eco-entrepreneur, Author and Director of our social enterprise Africa Fashion Guide along side Editor of BBC Africa Solomon Mugera, Jonathan Bhalla from the Af...
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African Diaspora and Development Day (AD3) 2012 – AFFORD presents ‘Africa Gives’

They are presenting “The New African Philanthropy” as part of the launch of their ‘Africa Gives’ project. Do you fulfil the criteria below? They you are invited to come along and partake in this event.
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Germaine’s Bags – Recycling for Rwanda – DESIGNER PROFILE

Twenty-two year old Germaine Dusenge is a Rwandan who loves her country. At first glance, she appears quite shy, yet, within minutes of our first meeting, as we set about to speak about her work, she begins to exude confidence....
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Pooja Jeshang gets all Loved up with Delilah – DESIGNER INTERVIEW

Pooja Jeshang brand Saffron is a brand that uses a colourful palette of prints and an interesting use of cutlines. Her recent collection “…with love, Delilah”, is described by Pooja as being a collection R...
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Organic Cotton, Ikat patterns, Kitenge prints – welcome One Mango Tree SS12 Collection – MANUFACTURING

Ethical fashion brand One Mango Tree just released its Spring|Summer 2012 Collection – an array of organic cotton jersey separates, beautiful hand-loomed handbags and African print accent pieces. The apparel collection hi...
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