The London premiere of the 2019 Disney classic remake happened last night (14.07.19) in London and when pictures were uploaded on various social media platforms Kenyans could not help but notice the Magical Kenya logo on the yellow banner that was the background of almost every photo from the event.
Looks simple right? It’s not. That black binding you see is leather. Actual leather, not faux leather (check out my future article on how to tell the difference). The pocket square is also leather. Oh, and it’s not a pocket square, it’s a pocket circle. And the pants also have a leather waistband. My first ever suit and I could not be more in love with it. The compliments flowed on gala night, but to be honest I was not really fishing for them.
The preservation of the designer’s African heritage lies at the heart of the brand, and even the name Fiu Negru is a nod to the past.
Having been named Angolan Fashion Designer of the Year in 2015 by Moda Luanda, the brand continues to grow and spread its reach.
We cannot ignore the role that fashion designers from different parts of the world play in the global scene. As African designers, it is our responsibility to package our products in a manner that highlights our way of life and show the world what we can do. When we constantly share this with the rest of the world, it gives people a deeper understanding of our diverse cultures. This, in turn, help increase our influence as more people want to learn about our brands that support African culture.
Liz Akuku made it a point to ensure that every ingredient used would be easy to read on the package. That is why she uses only organic and natural ingredients such as cocoa butter, shea butter, avocado oil, mango butter, coconut oil and essential oils.
Our commitment is simply to make the world a better place while providing top-of-the-range, feel-good products.
Mama Earth is committed to creating alternatives to plastic packaging, sourcing all-natural ingredients and promoting local talent. We believe that together we can save the world, one small action at a time and still have great skin while doing so!
Urembo Creations is renown for the ability to create a flawless face as we specialize in subtle transformations, helping women draw out the best version of their natural complexions and features. We emphasize on understanding skin types and undertones basics to create a flawless finish.
Turkish cosmetics market shows a significant growth by 10% annually, and imported products constitutes majority of cosmetics products sold in the market.
Shaving products, depilatory products, shower gels, shampoos, soaps, lip and eye make-up products, deodorants, perfumes, colognes, wet wipes and diapers are the major products manufactured in Turkey.
Manufacture of natural, organic and herbal products are becoming popular in Turkey day by day, which many small sized companies operate in. Especially, the world famous daphne oil and olive soap are manufactured in Turkey in vast amounts.
Talent Africa is a music label and talent management company that has been managing Beenie Gunter’s business & bookings since 2018 and the new deal offers a full 360 marketing, recording, collaborations and production package that will leverage his unique sound and cross appeal to take his brand global. Talent Africa CEO Aly Allibhai states “This is an exiting new move to take Beenie Gunter’s career to a new level.
The main stage will feature a heavy line up of some of Uganda’s top reggae/dancehall artists including Maddox Sematimba, Cindy Sanyu, Weasel, Beenie Gunter, Vampino, Nina Roz, Nutty Neithan and Raba Daba. The DJ stage will feature sets by Sir Aludah, Naselow, DJ Ciza, Deejay Jo, DJ King, Ras Brown and many others.
Gates open and entertainment starts as early as 12pm on Saturday afternoon. General tickets are on sale for 40k while VIP tickets are 100k. Tickets are available from the Sheraton Hotel lobby, Definition Shop, Yujo Shop, MTN Service Centres Acacia Mall and MTN Service Centre Forest Mall.
With Jay Z being one of the few industry players he looks up to his stage name comes with no surprise as it is derived from the great Mansa Musa I of Mali. He wants the greatness, but he is very self-aware to know that it takes a certain level of tenacity to be one of the greats and he’s ready for the journey.
Nayanka offers a perfect mix of Afriopop music and a taste of more exotic afriodance tune,coupled with great vocals and poetic lyrics. Agolla introduces a new concept in the Empawa competition,through the emPawa Africa initiative, Mr Eazi has selected 100 artists to receive $3000 each to create a music video.