Africa Feature

“It’s time to move on from talk of the ‘Dark Continent’.” “Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design is a major exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum and Guggenheim Bilbao taking place in the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. The exhibition has been running from 14th March and set to end on 13 September 2015 so there is still time to see it.
“Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design – 14th March to 13 September 2015
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“It’s time to move on from talk of the ‘Dark Continent’.” “Making Africa”-
A Continent of Contemporary Design is a major exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum and Guggenheim Bilbao taking place in the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein,...
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women.
POQUA POQU bringing edge and simplicity [Africa Feature: Ghana]
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POQUA POQU is a Ghanaian based affordable luxury women’s fashion brand. Here is what we find so charming about this brand; the simplicity in the designs celebrating women. Perusing through her collections, one can see that this designer truly provides...
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FRED SWANIKER – TED Talk “The Leaders who ruined Africa and the generation who can fix it.” Before he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. What he learned from a childhood across Africa was that while good leaders can't make much of a difference in societies with strong institutions, in countries with weak structures, leaders could make or break a country.
FRED SWANIKER – TED Talk “The Leaders who ruined Africa and the generation who can fix it.”
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Before he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. What he learned from a childhood across Africa was that while good leaders can't make much of a difference in societies with strong institutions, in countries...
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Looking Back at our May Photography SeriesThis month, we took an exciting journey through the lens. We were truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We begin with our May Photography Series where we introduce to you some of our Kenyan photographers
Looking Back at our May Photography Series
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ This month, we took an exciting journey through the lens. We were truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We began with...
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Focus on Africa June TDS Series #TDSFOA
FOCUS ON AFRICA #TDSFOA Month June Series
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ So what is June all about for us? Looking inward and celebrating those that are working to change the negative narrative of Africa that is powerless to powerful,...
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Osbourne Macharia and his haunting ability to capture light. Images courtesy of Osbourne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsbourneMacharia
Osborne Macharia: His haunting ability to capture light and depth
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Image courtesy of Osborne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsborneMacharia Image courtesy of Osborne Macharia (K63 Studios). ©OsborneMacharia Have we spiked your interest? There are no words to describe Osborne Macharia's work and no wonder he is highly admired by the likes...
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Photography Series #tdsphotoseries #mayissue
Editor’s Note: May Photography Series “Journey Behind the Lens”
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ This month, we take a journey through the lens. We are truly excited to begin this month by introducing our very first Feature Series. We begin with our...
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Today is a special day :-) TDS Turns one \o/
Today is a special day :-) TDS Turns one \o/
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ I can't believe how quickly a year has gone. Time truly does fly when you are having fun. TDS is now one year old and we are here because...
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Africa Rising MultiChoice MultiChoice Africa content campaign
Rise up Africa! Rise Up!
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ I saw this the other day and couldn't resist sharing it. In the spirit of promoting Kenyan fashion brands and Africa as a whole, this was quite apt...
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The Designers Studio Kenya - Month in Review [July] An Accessory Filled Month #fashionke #tdsvoices
Month in Review! [July] An Accessory Filled Month
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July has been an accessory filled month. Starting the month with a wonderful announcement of Adele Dejak’s summer sale at the Village Market store that began on 4th of July. In addition, there is also a blowout sale at the...
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Kenyan Designers have so much to offer: Here are our favourite pieces [July’s Picks]
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We have featured some extraordinary designers so far and have spoken fervently about the importance of buying local and therefore supporting the local industry. Our Kenyan designers are creating incredible pieces that could easily fit in anyone’s wardrobe. Not only...
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Go Ahead! Apply to the African Designers for Tomorrow Competition brought to you by FA254
Apply to the African Designers for Tomorrow Competition brought to you by FA254
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FA254 is proud to be launching African Designers for Tomorrow in July, the first international platform to give emerging African designers a door to European Market. African Designers for Tomorrow (ADFT) is organized by FA254 in collaboration with ESMOD International Fashion School...
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TDS Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
Africa Feature! Teta Isibo from Inzuki Designs [Rwanda]
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Teta Isibo is the brain behind the Inzuki Designs brand. Initially starting with designing earrings, her hobby soon turned into a fully-fledged business selling handmade jewelry, accessories and interior décor. Inzuki Designs is a Rwandese brand launched in 2010, which...
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What you see is what you feel - ALI LAMU
What you see is what you feel – ALI LAMU- Life and love
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There is just something about Lamu. Perhaps the time capsule feel of a city that has not changed or whose culture and architecture has not been overruled by modernization and industrialization, Lamu is an island filled with experiences and a...
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