Ghanaian-born, Brooklyn-based hip hop artist Blitz the Ambassador played his first New York homecoming show at Webster Hall, coming off a 10-week tour, which began in Accra and included over 30 shows in Europe.
Archive for January, 2012
Liberia’s war left its youth completely disadvantaged: they were the ex-combatants, unskilled with no labor, orphaned, abandoned, high school dropouts that became petty traders to provide for their family.
Majestically overlooking the quaint commune of Djenné is the largest mud-built (or adobe) structure in the entire world—the aptly-named Great Mosque.
American designers are creating a new trend: charity chic. From Nicole Miller to Rachel Roy, designers are creating products and collections with the sole purpose of giving the profit away. Today, we highlight one such product by Rachel Roy.
African models are getting increasingly lucrative campaign’s and Sudanese model Nykhor Paul is one of them. In addition to Payless and Pepsi, Paul is now the face of designer Mara Hoffman’s Spring 2012 Swim collection. Get a glimpse of the luxe photos here…
Senegal has long been perceived as a beacon of democracy and stability in West Africa, a region still recovering from civil conflict, notably in Côte d’Ivoire. However, President Abdoulaye Wade’s controversial bid for a third term may be changing that perception for years to come.
While human suffering resulting from the armed conflict in Darfur is immeasurable, the costs can be measured in economic terms. Dr. Hamid Ali from the American University of Cairo is the first to attempt this, and his findings indicate a staggering cost: US$35.11 billion spent by the Government of Sudan between 2003-2009 on the war effort in Darfur.
From art to fashion to philanthropy, young Africans are making an impact on the continent and diaspora alike. With our latest series, #DiasporaDialogues, AfricaStyleDaily.com seeks to profile this innovative generation. This inaugural Q&A focuses on Nana Dabanka, President of Star 100. Read on…