• January 26, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

Fashion:The “African braid” hairstyle’s growing popularity

Recently popular all over the world, the “African braid” hairstyle is used not only as a hairstyle but also as a social identity in Africa. The hairstyle, which is made by …

African fashion brings beauty and glamour to Niger

For five days the capital of Niger vibrated in glamour and beauty as the International Festival of African Fashion, FIMA, held its 13th edition. About fifty top models and thirty fashion …

The original traditional wear of Ghanaians

The creativity of the African fashion is really a great pride; varying from the beautiful colour combination and quality of the material to the end product of the style intended by the designer.

African Traditional attire: Agbada

Agbada is a big, loose-fitting, ankle-length garment which has a rectangular centerpiece, flanked by wide sleeves.

The colourful Zimbabweans!

The blanket or “nguba” is usually one with stripes of green, red, blue, yellow and brown. So colourful!

African Fashion in History – Clothing (1)

Fashion has always been a global language; a medium by which Africa’s diversity chooses to speak to the world.