Fashion & Lifestyle

Idols Coming to Zimbabwe?

A lot has been said about some of the talent shows hosted in Zimbabwe, but all the same some still adore South Africa’s Idols reality show. Idols is a television show on the South African television network M-Net, based on the popular British show Pop Idol with American Idol following suit. The show is a […]


Putting a value on ethics when price is all that matters (The Independent)

That’s not fair. Twenty years after its blue-and-green logo first appeared on British supermarket shelves, sales of Fairtrade goods have gone backwards for the first time. In one respect, it’s not surprising. A price war and falling commodities costs meant the overall grocery market registered falls last year. Fairtrade, whose ethical brand is licensed to […]


Our Politicians Got It Wrong (PM News (Nigeria))

gBy Wole Solanke The beauty of democracy is when people of different backgrounds come together to form a government that pays special attention to yearnings of the citizens. But in Nigeria, politicians mix governance with wealth accumulation and enrich their various pockets while the masses are left to suffer. It is one of the dangerous […]


Kabas and Couture to show at Harn Museum of Art (Sugarcane Magazine ™| The Global African Stage)

The first museum exhibition to explore Ghana’s vibrant fashion culture will premiere today, February 24 at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art. Kabas and Couture: Contemporary Ghanaian Fashion will offer an unprecedented look at the 50-year history and contemporary social impact of one of Africa’s most vibrant fashion industries, highlighting a wide range […]


Lift Miss Tanzania ban: model (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Dar es Salaam. Prominent Tanzanian model Tausi Likokola has urged the government to lift the two-year ban on the Miss Tanzania pageant.Speaking upon her arrival from the United States on Saturday, Ms Likokola said the pageant and its qualifying events served as springboards for aspiring models to launch careers in the fashion industry.”Miss Tanzania is […]

Human Rights

World Bank – Address Ethiopia Findings – Response to Inquiry Dismissive of Abuses [press release]

The World Bank should fully address serious human rights issues raised by the bank’s internal investigation into a project in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the bank’s vice president for Africa. The bank’s response to the investigation findings attempts to distance the bank from the many problems confirmed by the investigation […]