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Friday 30th of July 2021

Nairobi, Kenya

Afreximbank and  Portugal’s ANJE to Promote the African Textile Industry

Afreximbank and  Portugal’s ANJE to Promote the African Textile Industry

The program is designed to promote at least 40 African designers annually on Portugal Fashion’s runways. Designers will also benefit from networking opportunities with international industry experts, retailers, manufacturers, and other key stakeholders. The inaugural fashion showcase will take place in Porto, Portugal from October 13-16, 2021.

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Prudent Gabriel Turning passion into a Fashion Empire

Prudent Gabriel Turning passion into a Fashion Empire

Today, her list of clients at Prudential Styling is endless, but, she mentions Tim Godfrey and Xtreme Crew, Debbie Rise of Big Brother Naija Season 2, Naomi Mac of Nigerian Idol, and Queen B of Ultimate Love as some of her celebrity clients. With Prudential Fashion Academy, she has produced over 150 fashion designers and has received multiple awards for her service and excellence in the fashion industry.

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Fashionomics Africa, Google Train African Fashion Entrepreneurs in Digital Marketing Strategies

Fashionomics Africa, Google Train African Fashion Entrepreneurs in Digital Marketing Strategies

Fashionomics Africa intends to attract foreign direct investment in the African textile, apparel, and accessories industry and support the growth of micro, small and medium-sized businesses - with an emphasis on women and youth. Through the Fashionomics Africa program, the African Development Bank works with public and private sector partners to develop local, regional, and international textile and fashion value chains, taking advantage of the opportunities arising from the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement.

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VDJ 2021 Fashion: Lindeka Duma wins Young Designer Award

VDJ 2021 Fashion: Lindeka Duma wins Young Designer Award

Congratulations, Lindeka Duma - 2021 winner of the Vodacom Durban July Young Designer Award, presented by Durban fashion fair Duma stunned the judging panel of fashion industry leaderswith a black guinea fowl-inspired body suit design overlayed with lengths of handmade platted rope to form a colourful bodice and a show-stopping big hat, all using locally-made Shweshwe fabric.

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Founder of Pan-African Clothing Brand ‘BSR’ Advocates for Reverse Brain-drain to Develop Africa

Founder of Pan-African Clothing Brand ‘BSR’ Advocates for Reverse Brain-drain to Develop Africa

Africa's unfortunately negligible position in the world economy does not reflect the enormous resources at its disposal which encompass both material and manpower, adding that, foreign nations are rather tapping into African ingenuity at the expense of the continent itself.

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