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Mikuti – Socially Conscious Jewelry – Company PROFILE

Mikuti, a socially active company that creates unique pieces of jewelry, as well as an income for people living in the Meru District of Tanzania.  Inspired by the beauty of the Swahili Coast and the magnificent landscapes of E...
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Fashion Africa Voices – Intimate Business Talks kickoff in London November 30th – BOOK NOW!

We do listen to our readers and followers and you’ve been asking us for a while now. So, in partnership with Prospero World Charitable Trust, Africa Fashion Guide will be launching the first of our mini talks on African f...
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Entries Open for the ELLE Magazine ‘Rising Star Design Award’ – COMPETITION

ELLE RAISES THE FASHION DESIGN BAR After ten successful years of spotting the countries most promising fashion design talent, the ELLE RISING STAR DESIGN AWARD is raising the bar this year with a grand prize that will jump st...
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“The best decision ever!” – FASHION AFRICA VOICES

“I quit my corporate job for African fashion” and “The best decision ever!” In this weeks Fashion Africa Voices series we look at the story of Toronto based Designer Catherine Addai of the print infused...
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SOKO-Kenya + ASOS Africa together again for AW11 loved by Michelle Obama

“SOKO Kenya is a clothing production workshop for the export market that aims to create sustainable, fair employment and offer training and skills to some of Kenya’s poorest people.” SOKO website. Beginning only in Decemb...
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Cotton Made In Africa (CmiA) Establishes Sustainable Cotton Production in Uganda

Over 5,000 Smallholder Farmers from Uganda Are Now Benefiting from Cotton made in Africa (Hamburg/Kampala, 05.02.2015). Approximately 5,400 smallholder farmers from Uganda are now benefiting from the Aid by Trade Foundation (Ab...
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Congolese Designer – Rolly Moke

We have been seeing this collection online and thought we must show you guys too as we find out more. Rolly Moke is an African fashion designer who currently lives in Congo (DRC). Here is an excerpt from his very first collecti...
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Anoushka Boodhna – EVENT SPEAKER – Fashion Africa Conference 2016 – London

On September 8th 2016, Africa Fashion Guide hosts our 5th year anniversary Fashion Africa Conference event in London and we are extremely pleased to announce our cohort of professional industry speakers and encourage you not to...
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Pooja Jeshang: AfroAsian Inspired Clutch Wallets

Africa Fashion Guide first came across Tanzanian designer Pooja Jeshang with our article Pooja Jeshang Gets All Loved up with Delilah Designer Interview last summer which talks about the brand Saffron.  Pooja Jeshang is an upc...
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Soweto Fashion Week this May includes Design Bursary

Taking place from 24th to 26th May at the Soweto Hotel will be Soweto Summer 2012 Fashion Week will bring visitors some of Soweto’s hidden talent – designers with creations that are of international standards and edgy....
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Cotton Initiatives Form a New Partnership to Bring Greater Sustainability to Smallholder Farmers

We were more than elated to hear that Better Cotton Initiative (BCI)  and our partners, Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) have joined forces in support of more sustainable African cotton. As you may know we are campaigning for mo...
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