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Africa Fashion week to infect Washington DC with African culture

Washington DC will from March 19-21, 2015 witness the maiden edition of the African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC), a fashion event extravaganza that will feature African designers, vendors, entertainers, art, and businesses parading and networking over a series of events and shows. AFWDC’s founder & event producer, Joyce Donkor, says “we couldn’t be more excited about holding our first African …

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Ghanaian Fashion designer Sally Torpey changing the African Narrative through Fashion

Sally Torpey is the designer behind the SALLY TORPEY brands Oheemaa™ and the JAK Gentile Giant Collection which is in honor of the former president of Ghana John A. Kufuor. Sally combines her rich sense of design, culture, and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment. She creates and produces simple, elegant, and sophisticated indigenous textiles and clothing …

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Largest African fashion conference in Europe returns

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The Fashion Africa Conference returns to London on May 25 and 26, 2017. Hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide, there is no other African fashion conference of this scale outside of Africa which seeks to bring together international interest for industry opportunities on the continent. Coinciding with Africa Day, which began in 1963 to mark the formation of …

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Meet Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women of 2020 according to Forbes

This is a first-of-its-kind Pan-African compilation of the continent’s leading women, drawn from business, politics, media, science, sports and public life, who are challenging the status quo and creating a trail on terrain where there was none. They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them. Africa’s 50 Most …

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Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2020

The new year 2020 marks the beginning of a promising decade for Africa. Through at least the first half of the decade, economic growth across Africa will continue to outperform that of other regions, with the continent continuing to be home to seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies. Collective action among African and global policymakers to improve the livelihoods of …

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2019 was a great year for TheAfricanDream.net and Africa's storytelling

2019 has been an amazing year for TheAfricanDream.net which is also the same as OralOfori.com and TheAfricanDream LLC. I started storytelling online almost a decade and a half ago as OralOfori.com and less than half a decade ago I started TheAfricanDream LLC in Washington DC as a communication and research consultancy to tell Africa’s stories under the hashtag #TheAfricanDreamLLC I …

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Washington DC metro readies for first ‘Made in Africa Experience’

All people of African origin in the capital of the United States, Washington, DC will be gathering from September, 20-22 this year as part of a grand celebration of African culture for the first edition of the ‘Made in Africa Experience’ in the United States (US). File photo of people at a Diaspora Africa event in Washington, DC The 3-day …

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Dior collaborated with various African artists for the cruise 2020 collection

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Maria Grazia Chiuri this evening presented the Dior cruise 2020 collection in Marrakech, the theme of which was “common ground” – a celebration of different cultures coming together to co-create and find common ground. Rather than simply being inspired by the continent of Africa as a whole, the designer invited artists and artisans from different backgrounds and African cultures to …

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5 African cities to see on your travel destination this year

Here are 5 African cities to explore this year as part of your plans to aid your New Year’s resolution to get more passport stamps as a treveler, tourist or business person. African cities we want to see [The African Exponent] We can’t wait to explore these amazing destinations too! Kigali, Rwanda Kigali is Africa’s cleanest city Kigali is probably one …

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