Video: Watch Highlights from the 2015 Chale Wote Art Festival

Chale Wote

The Chale Wote Street Art Festival, which started in 2011, is an annual platform that brings the magic of art, music and dance along the historic High Street in James Town, Accra. The activities that transpire at the event are theatre performance, graffiti, live music performance, mural painting, spoken word, exhibitions, cultural dance, et al….

SAVE THE DATE: (Sept. 3-6) Zimbabwe Fashion Week, Fashion Redefined

Zimbabwe Fashion Week

Founded by Priscilla Chigariro-Gessen in October 2009, Zimbabwe Fashion Week is Zimbabwe’s premier fashion event. Its’ main purpose is to create a platform for Zimbabwean Designers to showcase their creations as well as to help rekindle what was once a thriving textile and fashion industry. The showcase attracts an assortment fashion enthusiasts, designers, models, buyers,…

Nigeria’s Bank of Industry Launches $5 Million Fashion Fund for Women Owned Design Businesses

Bank of Industry Fashion 14

Access to capital remains a key complaint by most entrepreneurs across the continent of Africa, especially women entrepreneurs. Luckily, one bank is doing something about it. Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BoI) recently announced the launch of 1 billion Naira (an estimated $5m million) fund for Nigeria’s exploding fashion industry. Speaking through it bank representative, Rasheed…

Africa Fashion Week Barcelona, Sept. 5-6th, 2015

Africa Fashion Week Barcelona

Africa Fashion Week Barcelona 2015, an exhibition of beauty, elegance, glamour, art and creativity. For more information and or to purchase your ticket, visit (http://www.afwb.org/#!/comprar) See a prior edition below