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;
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.
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:(more…)
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.(more…)
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.
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.(more…)
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.
Ablade Glover has had the benefit of training in countries such as Ghana, Britain and the United States. In the course of this, he has garnered a number of distinctions, showing his importance as an artist and enthusiastic educator both nationally and internationally.
Ok so I couldn’t help but write about this talented young lady. I actually don’t know her personally but I follow her on Instagram and I also see her work flying all around my social networks, so yes she caught my attention (yes, I’m that bothered LOL). You see I like to dig deep to meet the talent behind any creative work, it inspires me. Her full name is Peniel Ewurama Enchill, born in Ghana and was raised in England. An African talent doing great things. Check out some of her portfolio.. I sure can’t wait to do an Exclusive Interview with her…