Modeling in Kenya is both challenging and exciting. It can be a bit overwhelming when you are starting, at times you will have to do collaborations with photographers, stylists and makeup artists just to build your profile.
We cherish every shoe we make whether the client is known to us or not. That notwithstanding, our ability to craft a shoe according to the client’s specifications and exceed the client’s expectations gives us impetus to do more.
Sahar Arrayeh is a fashion Designer from Sudan. Once an orthopedic surgeon in London, she felt an urge to stay in Sudan when she visited the country late 2017 and decided to pursue her life long passion of being a fashion designer. Fast forward to 2019 and here we are,front row seats to the Nafisa Project: A fashion Story.
The fear of putting brush to canvas was something she had to get over in order to revert back to her natural state as a creative and get back to her art after years .
Unfortunately, the spread of Christianity and Islam has not delivered the promised development and civilization. The continent remains the poorest in the world, and life expectancy in the region is the lowest. Unemployment, diseases, hunger, and illiteracy are endemic challenges that seem as if they may never go away at least for now.
Life is all about choices, we can either choose to relinquish our desires for momentary pleasures to realize your financial dreams by planning for it, or you can choose to continuously compare yourself to your peers as a benchmark for social class.
I came back here because I wanted to grow the sport here at home. I try organizing events here as often as I can. I managed to bring the world cup here in 2018 for women windsurfers. We had 87 participants and it was pretty cool for the community.
Friendswithnobenz (FWNB) is the creation of Dar-es-Salaam based duo, Pie and Ian. The duo is all about spreading positive messages, the joys of the city, and the pleasure of doing it with friends.
I was never the most beautiful girl in the neighborhood, but a lanky, tall, dark girl with curly hair. At the age of 16, I overheard my uncle say to my mom, “Watch out for this one, wait until she grows up ntawuzamukira”—meaning he thought I would be really beautiful.
Sometimes I do forget and speak or respond to people here in Kinyarwanda. It's hilarious! That maybe also shows how much I am connected to my precious roots.
My parents met in Kenya many years ago,where my father was working as an electrician and my mother was running from the danger that was present in Rwanda at the time. I never had the luxury of meeting any of my grandparents.
As you’ve probably seen on the internets, naturalistas refer to it as a natural hair journey because it is indeed a journey. For many of us, we grew up with chemically altered relaxed hair and essentially had no idea of any other way of wearing African hair.
The Center is being built under the stewardship of MASS Design Group, a leading, impact-driven, human-centered design firm with offices in the United States and connections to Rwanda.
Black Foodie is an online platform that explores food through a Black lens, celebrating the best of African, Caribbean and Southern cuisine. We create & curate unique content, experiences and products that celebrate food & life from a Black perspective.
Mono eating is something that many people have done albeit having never heard of the term. Mono, in Greek translates to “alone or single”. When applied to eating, mono eating simply means eating one type of food per serving.