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Known for their expressive Afrocentric fashion feel and retro clothing, siblings Tjay and Debbie Chirwa of Homegrown Lifestyle are on a mission to form and transform Malawi’s promising fashion industry It began as an experiment mixing African print, or chitenje as it’s known in the local language and grew into a […]

Recently, I have been intrigued to see how parts of this great continent are beginning to take up the mettle and make a mark when it comes to technology prowess, particularly, the platform economy. We might still not have created the likes of Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, but our foray into […]

Rise and shine. Don’t hit that snooze button! How you wake up can often dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s important to approach every day with a strong and optimistic routine. How do you think the most successful people in the world start their […]

Nigerian women take pride in their style. And it shows. Many an expat has landed here, packing flip flops and t-shirts, only to be seriously schooled in style by her Nigerian sister. They groom immaculately: hair perfectly, even if simply done. They dress in the most flattering cuts for their […]

Atti Worku is a fashion model turned educator and NGO-founder. From representing Ethiopia at the Miss Universe Pageant in Thailand, Atti is now concerned with providing quality education to children in her birthplace, Adama, Ethiopia. Her foundation, Seeds of Africa is an afterschool program that is modeled after project-based learning. […]


Lyanna Lynette, the face of ‘Torrid’, a fashion brand that dresses women sizes 10 to 30, shares her inspirational story about being a plus sized woman and loving it. She went from working at a hair salon in her native Texas to traveling the country and starring in countless ads, […]