Afrika 3.0 Fachtagung Mediale Abbilder und Zerrbilder eines Kontinents

Dieses Wochenende, 21.06.2013, fand eine Fachtagung zu Afrika und das verzerrte Bild, das noch immer und auch gerne von den westlichen Medien verwendet wird. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Africa Positive e.V. und dem Erich-Brost-Institut für internationalen Journalismus organisiert. Die Eröffung der Tagung wurde von folgenden Personen eingeleitet: Vorsitzende/Chefredakteurin von Africa Positive e.V. Veye Tatah, Prof.Dr. […]

Essence B: Up & coming in East London

London-based artist Essence B is currently stirring the underground scene with his collection of Afrobeat club hits such as “Ghost money,” “Superwhine” and “Talk am”. Some of you may have caught a taste of his debut performance of “Ghost money” on the Sporah Show/ SKY 182. Emmanuel, aka Essence B, was born in Cameroon, West Africa […]

Vitamin check!

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients your body needs in small amounts to work properly. Most people should get all the nutrients they need by eating a varied and balanced diet. If you choose to take vitamin and mineral supplements, be aware that taking too many or taking them for too long can cause harmful effects. Some […]

Cooking gluten-free with Maureen Lermer

Ripe Plantains with Broccoli and Turkey (with Maureen Lermer  3G Moms) Here’s the recipe! INGRDIENTS 3-5 large ripe plantains 300 gm. Turkey 2 large onions (chop them) 2-3 cups of Broccoli, washed and cut 1 teaspoon fresh garlic paste 1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste Salt and pepper to taste Cooking oil of your choice Thyme DIRECTIONS […]

Skin care with homemade recipes

Easy Homemade skin care recipes for good skin Next time you visit the ” Reformhaus” or Vegetable market, make sure you pick some extra spring fruits and vegetables for mixing up your own homemade skin care products! It will save you money — and taste great.   LEMON CLEANSER FOR ALL SKIN TYPES Beauty ingredients […]

Veye Tatah, die Frau hinter dem Namen Africa

Pünktlich zum Weltfrauentag 2013 wollen wir unseren Lesern eine ganz besondere Frau vorstellen. Veye Tatah ist Mitgründerin des seit 1998 eingetragenen, gemeinnützigen Vereins Africa Positive. Hier beschäftigt man sich besonders mit der wirksamen Integration afrikanischer Migrantinnen und Migranten in die deutsche Gesellschaft. Dazu ist Frau Tatah noch Herausgeberin eines Magazins gleichen Namens. Weltweit wird der […]

DEWAN APPAREL: Dare to be Unique!

DEWAN APPAREL is a new name to look out for in the world of design. Created by Nigerian-born, and of all things – Engineering student – Chidera Chime, DEWAN is about allowing individuals to remain unique in their personal style and tastes with a twist of Afro-centric flair. And this time, DEWAN does not leave […]

Staying cold-free this winter

Did you know that, having a cold is the most common illness among humans? It does not necessarily occur as a result of wet hair, stress, cold feet or bad weather. The fact of the matter is that anyone can catch a cold, especially when the immune system is weak. Remember, there’s a difference between […]

Looking Fabulous! Whatever Your Body Type

Everyone has figure problem zones, but don’t go crazy and make a mountain out of the “problem”! When shopping for a new dress for that christmas party you’ve been looking forward to, be sure to keep your body type in mind. By following these simple tips, you can accentuate the positive and downplay the areas […]

Schmuck für die Schöne: Bijou Makeda

Es gibt Fülle an Kreativität da draußen. Maischna Magazine kann euch unsere letzte Entdeckung nicht mehr vorenthalten – BiJou Makeda! BiJou Makeda heißt so viel wie “Schmück für die Schöne”. Dahinter steckt die Idee einer 23-jährigen, lebhaften Frau. Sie hat ihre Wurzeln in Angola, Kuba und Kongo und sieht das Glas immer halb voll. Lest […]