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SOKO: Learning lessons on how to add value to the East African apparel sector

One of our business contacts Anoushka of Kickstart international sent to us a copy of her report on East Africa’s apparel sector and it was so full of nuggets, great pointers and on top of that so thoroughly researched th...
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Sweets for my Sweet and Sugar for my Honey…Introducing Joansu “Eye Candy” S/S2013 Collectionr

Having met Adjoa, who is Joansu’s founder, at Arise magazine’s editor Helen Jennings book launch a few years back, I have followed this brand with interest. Beautiful, original pieces, and at times simple pieces in ...
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It’s Raining….Elephants? – New EDUN Ad Campaign for SS13 “AFRICAN SHOWER”

  EDUN was born when two passions collided – a love of beautiful clothes and a desire to create change. This story of duality and transformation is again the inspiration behind Ryan McGinley’s photographs for the EDUN ...
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Modahnik goes pretty in pink for SS13

Modahnik is a Chicago based womenswear brand founded in 2009 by designer Kahindo Mateene. Kahindo, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo founded Modahnik (an anagram of her first name and last initial). Modahnik is inspi...
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Gabon presents Africa Couture Fashion & Designer Week

Fashion season is well upon us with designers taking to the catwalk at New York Fashion Week. All eyes may be on the 4 big name fashion cities of New York, London, Paris and Milan but in the town of Libreville in Gabon, Central...
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GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ARISE NEWS

After two days of test broadcasting, a 24-hour international TV news operation set to rival existing giants in the global market will ‘soft launch’ today, February 4, 2013, broadcasting from its main News Centres in London, N...
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FAB Magazine Issue 10 Twilight Issue Out Now in Digital and Print

FAB Magazine is out with a much ‘darker’ issue, The Twilight Issue, which is out on Apple, Android and web platforms from today and hits newsstands, in its print form, on 8 February 2013. Inspired by the end of a season ...
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Young African Diaspora Entrepreneurs – Exploiting your USP – EVENT

This essential guide for Young African Diaspora Entrepreneurs who are interested in developing their own businesses, linking their UK connections and insights into the exciting opportunities across Africa. With a talk by Africa...
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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin’s first Africa Fashion Day presents: Urban Fashion Nights and Africa Fashion Day Berlin Designer Exhibition

On the 15th of January 2013, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin hosted its very first Africa Fashion Day Berlin presents Urban Fashion Night in conjunction withAfrica Fashion Day Berlin Designer Exhibition. One guest commen...
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MOZAMBIQUE: INVESTMENT OF 40 MILLION DOLLARS FOR RIOPELE TEXTILE FACTORY

The consortium of Mozambican and Portuguese companies that has purchased the assets of Riopele, a textile company in Marracuene, 30 kilometres north of Maputo, which has been paralysed for the past 20 years, intends to spend 40...
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Can Fashion save wildlife? Wildlife Works is on a Mission to do just so! – BRAND PROFILE

Wildlife Works is a lifestyle brand advancing economic and social solutions in communities where wildlife survival is threatened. Wildlife Works’ mission is to harness the power of the global consumer to create innovativ...
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