Beatrace Angut Oola, Propose Une Autre Image de L’Afrique en Allemagne.

Par Christelle Kamanan Beatrace Angut Oola fait partie des pionnières de la diversification de la mode en Allemagne. Elle est aussi la fondatrice de la plateforme de mode et de style dédiée à l’Afrique: Fashion Africa Now. J’ai rencontré Beatrace dans le cadre de Connecting Afro Futures, une exposition de mode et coiffures africaines, présentée […]

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The Issue With Pink

By Cynthia Kinyera Pink. What first comes to mind when you think about that colour? Femininity, delicateness, romance? Growing up, I didn’t like pink. I never had anything against the sight of the colour itself, but only what it represented. It was mostly subconscious, I never fully processed why I didn’t like pink until a […]

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The End of a Journey

By Amandla Karungi Sometimes we can tell it’s over. Sometimes we can’t. When it comes to natural hair, one YouTuber, Ijeoma Kola, who formerly went by the name Klassy Kinks posted a vlog where she said her natural hair journey was over. She was not cutting it all off or getting it ‘relaxed’. She would […]

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Being Powerful Is A State Of Mind

By Naide Obiang This morning, like few of them lately, is full of uncertainties. But, for philosopher Bob Proctor, “each day holds something good for us. We just have to find it.” The secret is, if we remain faithful to the image of our life that we have created in our mind; such image will […]

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The Question of Slay Queens

Social media has brought about many concepts and popularised many words. In recent times, one of those words or term, in this case because it is two words is, slay queen. At first, for me, I assumed the term was for a lady that dresses well, takes time to care about how she looks and […]

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Dear Felicity

By Amandla Karungi With your long untamed hair and your big square glasses, you were to change my life forever. My life views on hair of my kind, that is. I had never seen anyone with the type they call “kaweke” walking around so proudly with it. It was 2011, and I was in my […]

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I Am Me

By Ifedayo Ward “Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the shape of your lips? Who taught you to hate yourself from the top of your head to the soles of […]

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Mapping Our Own World

By Amandla Karungi Uganda’s fashion industry has come a long way from the days when just shoving kitenge material onto anything would do as fashion. We are now experimenting with new material and designs, including a modern take on an ancient material which comes from the bark of a tree; bark cloth by African designer José […]

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