Wednesday 12th of August 2020

Nairobi, Kenya

Fenty Reveals Its Debut Shoe Drop Designed by Amina Muaddi

Fenty Reveals Its Debut Shoe Drop Designed by Amina Muaddi

History, in this case, is an on-going partnership between Muaddi and Fenty that debuts today. To those of us outside the Rihanna friend group looking in, Muaddi and her work feel like a perfect fit for the label: powerful, a little sexy but with a clever wink, not too self-serious just like Rihanna herself. “Aside from her immaculate taste, something that I thought was really important between the connection of Amina and Rihanna.

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Mitumba Clothes Ban May Crimp Kenyan Style, It May Also Lift Local Designers.

Mitumba Clothes Ban May Crimp Kenyan Style, It May Also Lift Local Designers.

The coronavirus gave Kenya a chance to promote its own clothing manufacturing, but thwarted a lively trade. In Nairobi, the combination of the import ban, plus lockdown measures and an overnight curfew introduced to stamp out the virus, have drastically lessened the hive of activity at the popular Gikomba and Toi thrift markets, mazes of narrow pathways packed with bellowing vendors and piles of clothes, shoes and household goods.

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Jackson Tukei Malinga is Seizing Every Opportunity! One on One Interview

Jackson Tukei Malinga is Seizing Every Opportunity! One on One Interview

The most challenging experience I’ve had so far came during my pageantry days. You know I was Mr. MADs. What happened was; I underwent serious depression over a competition for which, I think I was judged unfairly. Having invested in it most of my time and all my savings, things did not turn out as was expected. I had to act like everything was fine, yet deep inside I was breaking down. This is the first time I am ...

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Fashion and Cosmetics Brands Spark Controversy in China with Pride Campaign and Removal of “Whitening” from Skin Care Products

Fashion and Cosmetics Brands Spark Controversy in China with Pride Campaign and Removal of “Whitening” from Skin Care Products

US fashion brand Calvin Klein has introduced a new campaign that features a plus-size, African-American transgender model. This and French cosmetics brand L'oreal Paris' decision to alter its slogan have both sparked controversy on Chinese social media as many netizens said they felt the move was merely an attempt by the companies to be "politically correct."

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COVID-19: Jumia Celebrates its 8th Anniversary in Support of Its Communities

COVID-19: Jumia Celebrates its 8th Anniversary in Support of Its Communities

This year, the Jumia Anniversary event brings together a diverse list of brands across categories including Groceries (Unilever, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Carrefour), Sanitary & Hygiene (Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Henkel, GSK), Beauty (l’Oreal, Maybelline, Garnier, Nivea), Phones (Samsung, Xiaomi, Nokia, Huawei), Electronics (Intel, HP, Philips, Sony) and many more.

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