Trending; Leso Designs

I can’t invite you to an event and not give you hints on what to wear. There is the Buibui and  Kanzu, and then there is Lesos. You see, I grew up within that sphere filled with Swahili traditions, culture and heritage. Each lady was supposed to own at least a Gora.  It was totally disrespectful for… Continue reading Trending; Leso Designs

HALIMA ADEN; Beyond Boundaries

A lady who had dreams of becoming a U.N ambassador after she graduates ends up as a sensation in the modeling world. She first hit the airwaves during the Miss Minnesota where she rocked a hijab all the way through and who wore a burkini for the swimsuit section of the competition. she was among the models who… Continue reading HALIMA ADEN; Beyond Boundaries

FOLASADE ADEOSO; African Diasporic Identity

The beauty of art is to communicate. It should tell a story from an angle that touches its depth. I find most art as a reflection of its artist; a portion shed of their mind and thoughts. Even though some artist do it to pay their bills, we can’t underestimate the fact that art comes… Continue reading FOLASADE ADEOSO; African Diasporic Identity

GALILE ART: THE THICK EAST AFRICAN GIRL

I was up on instagram a day or two ago and I came across some beautiful work of art. What excited me was the authenticity and originality of it all. The arts carried a degree of impressing African drawings that carried with it the glowing bits of Africanism as a people’s culture and as a… Continue reading GALILE ART: THE THICK EAST AFRICAN GIRL

AFREEKMOJI: Express The African In You

We all have to admit that the digital and tech world needed something we could relate ourselves to. What about emojis that are representative of Africa and its rich culture?  That would brighten our conversation and not forgetting bring out emotions in a more  homely state? You guessed it right! Afreekmoji is an Afrocentric emoji App… Continue reading AFREEKMOJI: Express The African In You