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Wazi, the first prescription eyewear brand made in Uganda, launches open call for African artists to design next eyewear collection

Glasses made by Africans for Africans, Wazi has launched an open call for creatives from across the continent to submit ideas for new, Afro-centric eyewear designs Ugandan prescription eyewear company Wazi has launched an open ...
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José Hendo LFW Catwalk & Panel – featuring AFG founder Jacqueline Shaw this week!

London Fashion Week is a great opportunity for designers from all backgrounds and design styles to showcase their product. A designer we have high respect for (who also features in our director’s book Fashion Africa) is J...
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African Ethical Designer – José Hendo Wins Radical Designer Award

Essex based designer José Hendo, whose studio is based in Tottenham North London, was awarded the Radical Designer Award after an extensive judging process at the Noble Suite, Novotel London Hotel, St. Pancras on the 29th Octo...
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EFI Accelerator For African Designers 21-22 – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The EFI Accelerator Programme is back, and they are now taking applications until 31st of March. With the support of European Union, the Ethical Fashion Initiative aspires to propel creative entrepreneurs forward, providing the...
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‘Time to Talk’ – Textile Exchange Pre-conference Cotton Dialogues – EVENT

Liesl Truscott the Director of The Textile Exchange Farm Engagement featured as a panelist at the successful Africa Fashion Guide ‘Fashion Africa’ book launch event last Friday 9th September. She shared her knowledg...
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Diesel X EDUN London Launch – “We were ‘ere”

After Paris came London and fair enough not on the same level but we had an amazing time and felt a great job was had by all. The fashion collaboration Diesel and Edun, kicked off its London launch with a stylish Afrocentric ...
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Fashion and Textile Design Study Trips to Uganda – EDUCATION

Venture Uganda Travel and Ethnic Supplies Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of a Fashion & Textiles study tour (13/9 nights).  This Venture Uganda fashion and textiles tour combines some of the fascinating aspec...
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Amani Africa – Sewing and Training Program for Marginalized Women

Amani ya Juu (“peace from above” in Swahili) is a sewing and training program for marginalized women in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and Liberia. Women at Amani are learning to work together through faith in God who prov...
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Sylvia Owori – Fresh New Bags from Uganda

Renowned Ugandan designer Sylvia Owori, who in 2011 was named ambassador for the USA based Alicia Keys founded charity Keep a Child Alive,  started her Sylvia Owori foundation in 2010. It is a non profit organisation which a...
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