Spice Magazine Joins Growing Lifestyle Publications in Nigeria

As the global recession continues, one of its effects has been the death of print magazines in Western countries, especially the USA. Not so in Nigeria. In fact, with over 51% of the 140 million population making up Gen X and Y, according to a recent Africa Media Initiative studies supported by the Bill and…

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Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys & Others Celebrate Mandela’s 91st Birthday

Stevie Wonder, Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys, Wyclef Jean, Freshly Ground, Soweto Gospel Choir, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (First Lady of France) Angelique Kidjoe, Will.i.am, Josh Groban, Cyndi Laupert, Lil’ Kim and Morgan Freeman were part of the star studded celebs that gathered at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Saturday to “make an imprint” by celebrating…

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#Light Up Nigeria for Nigeria's Fashion Industry!

#Light Up Nigeria is a campaign saying “Enough is Enough.” Nigeria one of the largest oil producing country’s in the world can no longer continue to sit in darkness. It can no longer be an embarassment to itself and the citizens it purports to serve. Nigeria’s generation X and Y are demanding the country’s government…

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MyAsho: Africa Online Shopping for the Fashion-Forward Global Woman

It was just April 2009 when the UK based Dolapo Shobanjo, a self proclaimed Ladybrille fan, contacted us with an insider view on her ‘MyAsho’ concept, selling high end local fashion globally via online retail. “My Asho (derived from the Yoruba word “aṣo” meaning cloth and pronounced “ash-awe”) is an online fashion concept, developed in…

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MOMO by Fati Asibuela

Abuja based Fati Asibuela has been on a marathon as she takes her label MOMO worldwide. She showed this past Fall ’09 at New York Fashion Week and within a week’s turn around time, was at London Fashion Week impressing British fashionistas, media and buyers with her latex geles.

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Walmart to Launch 'Green' Labeling System

Walmart the largest retail employer in the United States and a company with very active presence in Africa, announced this past week its intent to launch a green labeling system. What this means is Walmart will disclose the environmental impact of the product it sells to consumers. Also, for the 100,000 suppliers of goods to…

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