Press Release on Fashion Panel hosted by the AFDB…

On the 20th of January 2015 a fashion panel will take place for the first time with Beate Wedekind as moderator and as topic „The new global African aesthetic“.  Never before has the African continent been so influential throughout the fashion industry. From the catwalk show of Burberry, Alexander Mcqueen and Yves St. Laurent, to […]

Highlights From Day 1 (29.10.14) AFI-MBFW In Johannesburg

We are so excited to present to you the designers  who showcased yesterday 29.10.2014, day 1 of AFI Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa  in Johannesburg. Nicholas Coutts:Mr. Coutts is Elle’s 2013 Rising Star winner. He displayed a collection definitive of his aesthetic. What gave this particular collection an accent of attitude, was the inclusion of denim […]

The 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award Goes To…

One of the most prestigious women’s business awards (The Catier Women’s Iniative) were announced this October  at the Annual Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France. The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards aims to identify and support women entrepreneurs in the start-up phase through funding and coaching, to foster the spirit of enterprise by […]

Was Ist Mit Donald Brice Takam (†23) Passiert? Aufklärung Dringend Notwendig!

Der 23- jährige kamerunischen Student  Donald Takam Zotchuang (†23) der nach einem Freimarktbesuch am vorletzten Wochenende in der Nacht zu Sonntag verschwunden war ist in Findorff tot aufgefunden worden.  Der Polizeisprecher Nils Matthiesen: (laut Bild) „Hinweise auf ein Fremdverschulden liegen nicht vor.” Die genaue Todesursache wird jetzt ermittelt. Seine Fußballkameraden vom TS Woltmershausen, wo Donald […]

Who Will Be The Winner Of The Elle Rising Star Design Award?

Tomorrow 29th of October 2014 is Judgment Day for the Rising Stars and Finalists of the Elle Rising Star Design Award. The ERSDA is in association with MR.Price. The young designers will be showcasing their pieces in collections at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg; Melrose Arch. Tickets can be booked at Webtickets. There […]

See Who Is Host Of The 87th Academy Awards!

Whoopi Goldberg! Born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 1955 in New York. With her familiar dreadlocks and granny glasses, Whoopi Goldberg is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable and versatile stars. Adept at comedy and drama — and at home on stage, on television and in the movies — Goldberg is one of only 10 performers […]

Das Oktoberfest, München 2014

Das Oktoberfest in München (mundartlich Wiesn) ist das größte Volksfest der Welt. Es findet seit 1810 auf der Theresienwiese in der bayerischen Landeshauptstadt München statt und wird Jahr für Jahr von rund sechs Millionen Menschen besucht; 2012 waren es 6,4 Millionen Besucher. Für das Oktoberfest brauen die Münchner Brauereien ein spezielles Bier, das eine Stammwürze […]

Bella Garcia, the dancing queen.

Angolan born Bella Garcia is a dance instructor, teacher, choreographer and personal trainer in Berlin. She is a member of a female dance crew and is currently spreading the African flavour and different African dance styles in Germany. The power dance team consists of beautiful and young Africans, all are born in different places in […]

Banking the Unbanked: An African Model In the Making

President Denis Sassou N’Guesso of the Republic of Congo presided today Friday 25th July 2014 the third edition of Forbes Africa economic forum, which brought together some key African heads of state like President Alpha Konde of Guinea, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Vice president of Gabon Ayima Ayima and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy as well […]

African Fashion Day Berlin

Africa Fashion Day Berlin @ Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring / Summer 2015 After the positive response to the first two conversions and our exclusive Fashion Dinner on the 17th of January 2014 Africa Fashion Day Berlin will present 4th time international designers from Africa and the African Diaspora. Patron will be Brian Rennie, the […]