Business

Ikea launches new Africa-inspired collection with Cairo-based brand Reform Studio

Ikea has launched a new collection in partnership with Cairo-based lifestyle brand Reform Studio. The Swedish furniture giant’s Overallt collection takes inspiration from the African contemporary design scene, also working alongside South-African brand Design Indaba. Eco-friendly brand Reform Studio, founded by Hend Riad and Mariam Hazem, aims to promote sustainability culture. For the Ikea collection, items have been designed to reflect Egyptian-African lifestyles and the … Continue reading Ikea launches new Africa-inspired collection with Cairo-based brand Reform Studio

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1. YouTube is Helping African Music Acts Go Global, Here’s How While many dream of using YouTube as their launching pad to stardom, discovery doesn’t come easy. Thanks to a new partnership between YouTube and Mr. Eazi’s emPawa Foundation, however, emerging talents from Africa are getting a leg up and the chance to develop a global audience. The idea for emPawa was motivated by the … Continue reading Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Culture

African Polo Extravaganza strikes again in London

Europe’s foremost African polo event graced London for the second time today at the prestigious Ham Polo Club, hosting a glamorous crowd of polo aficionados and those celebrating the style and joie de vivre of African culture. A sea of well heeled guests, mostly head to toe in African inspired finery, proudly strutted one of the oldest polo clubs in the United Kingdom, to the … Continue reading African Polo Extravaganza strikes again in London

Africa Top 10 Lifestyle & Travel News

How ‘Made in Rwanda’ is Breathing LIfe into Kigali’s Fashion Scene  Through a mix of government support and Internet exposure, Rwanda’s fashion industry – and economy as a whole – is gaining momentum and putting Kigali on the world’s fashion map. At first glance, Matthew Rugamba’s big break was the result of pure serendipity. Since 2011, he has built a loyal following for his House … Continue reading Africa Top 10 Lifestyle & Travel News