The Fashionomics Series: Walls of Benin

“Craft is something that we do and have been doing for centuries.” Chi Atanga – Founder Walls of Benin. ________ For the first instalment of this African Luxury series, I spoke with Chi Atanga: Fashion…

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The Fashionomics Series: African Luxury

Photo cred: Ed Singleton It’s been a great season for African Luxury. Hot off the back of Arise Fashion Week (ft Naomi Campbell and Ozwald Boateng) – Lagos, Nigeria is buzzing with African luxury excellence.…

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Agri-tech: Africa’s Answer to Agricultural Productivity?

Africa’s economy is inherently dependent on agriculture. More than 32% of the continent’s GDP comes from the sector and it accounts for two-thirds of livelihoods. Yet despite Africa’s vast, resource-rich and arable land, tropical climates and a…

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Improving Gender Equality in Agriculture across Africa

Across Africa, Agriculture remains the main source of rural employment for both men and women and has long been touted as Africa’s path to renewed economic success and development (if properly managed). However, in order for the Agricultural sector…

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Eluo Festival 2017

This month I travelled back home to Ghana to witness a traditional Akan festival – The Eluo (el-wu-wo) (Yam) Festival in Sefwi (Seh-wi) in the Western Region of Ghana, which historically celebrates the beginning of Harvest. This…

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