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Meet Olawunmi Banjo "The Artist"

Olawunmi Banjo is one of the premium realists with well detailed finishing. She attended the Pan African University, Lagos, Nigeria where she studied Entrepreneurship. Olawunmi is a self developed Artist who loved drawing and painting as a kid, this made her develop a strong passion for her career. Her work captures the ideology that portrays deep and everyday social realities that confronts most societies. 

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Eye-Catching Nigerian Gele Styles

Gele is a Yoruba word for a female head wrap. Its origin is believed to be from Africa. Gele used to be just a common head wrap but it has transformed over the years to not just a common head wrap but a form of art. 

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Meet Opemipo Ogunyemi "The Shoe Crafter" | Exclusive Interview

This young man right here is an entrepreneur with a great passion for shoe crafting. I met him at Creative focus, a competition for entrepreneurs I was fortunate to attend in year 2014. You’ll be surprised the number of talents we have in Africa, but not to worry the Bellafricana team will bring them to you one at a time. Lets meet him; 

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Bellafricana Afrocentric Marketplace | Coming Soon

Bellafricana is a marketplace where people around the world go to sell and buy unique Afrocentric and handmade goods. We are huge lovers of Afrocentric (made from Africa) and handmade products and services hence the reason we have created a platform to connect artisans, creatives, buyers, sellers and manufacturers. 

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Choosing And Maintaining Your Aso-Oke Nigerian Fabric

Nowadays, Aso-oke seems to be worn by both the Yorubas and the non-Yorubas. Even the westerners are experimenting with it and some don’t have an idea of where to start from. For many, countless questions abound such as: 

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Spotlight Wednesday | Peju Alatise

Peju Alatise is definitely not your everyday conventional artist. Interestingly enough, she has an educational background in architecture and is also a writer. A recurring theme in her work is the significance and power of womanhood. Alatise’s work borders on the theme of women, especially capturing the joys and pains of modern African womanhood.

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Meet Folarin Falana "The Rapper" | Exclusive Interview

For all those who know Folarin aka Falz the Bahd Guy, I’m sure you must agree with me at his level of humility and humor. I met Falz a couple of years ago through one his awesome sisters, Foladele Falana. Falz is the son of the popular respected lawyer Femi Falana. He is a Barrister with a strong passion for music and entertainment. He is an upcoming artist, who is very loved by today’s youths. I was so interested to hear his story, so I thought to share with you on the digest. 

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The Making Of African Clay Pot

Pottery has a long history in Africa and is one of the oldest arts. Pots are usually made by women. Though cheap and functional, African pots combine utility with great beauty. The procedure for making pots vary within the different communities that span the continent. The process of pottery making in Africa begins with the mining and preparation of the clay and mixing it with water.

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Love Eating And Drinking in Lagos? Try These Restaurants In Lagos Mainland

We’ve tried and tested some very good restaurants in Lagos mainland for the very best cuts of steak, snacks, continental and local dishes. Here are the results of some fine yummy eateries in the heart of Lagos. 

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Amazing South African Street Art by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

I love the way the South Africans express their thought and feeling through their street art and graffiti. Check out some of the captivating street art I found for you.

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