The brand we are going to explore inherited the love of art of both founders. Created in 2018 in Ivory Coast, the Simone & Elise brand takes its appellation from the first names of the two designers relatives, who were once managers and owners of ready-to-wear stores. They then set up their own business and decided to have a certain touch of art in it. … Continue reading Freeze frame on Simone & Elise, an Ivorian ready-to-wear brand devoted to art.
The perpetual hustle and bustle of the Senegalese capital city can nearly make you forget that Dakar has a lot to give you, especially regarding fashion. After having walked around the shore and got you a fresh bouye juice in one of the numerous restaurants along the corniche, you should take your time to observe what makes Dakar so special in the fashion environment. Brands … Continue reading Let us discover Bobo By Sag: when trend and fashion break into Dakar
In recent news, Mali has often been depicted negatively due to terrorist attacks and killing of foreign military forces on its lands to protect the people. This Sahel country remains a country worth being visited (in quiet times) with a bunch of singularities making it quite unique. Did you hear about the Antogo fish party? Once a year, the flood The Antogo lake is located … Continue reading Exploring Africa: tremendous fish party at Antogo lake
Learning one’s lesson while swinging at the rate of the swell is not something impossible in Nigeria. On the coast of Lagos, the most crowded city in Nigeria and one of the most populated ones all over Africa, pupils can attend a floating school in a neighborhood called Makoko. This part of the city is located on Third Mainland Bridge, close to Clinic Road. The … Continue reading Exploring Africa : School on the water
MF DOOM, also known as Madvillain, Metal Fingers or merely under his civil name Daniel Dumile, is gone. The British rap singer, born in London from a Zimbabwean father and a Trinidadian mother, passed away at the age of forty-nine years old on last October 31st. His wife Jasmine announced his death two months later on her Instagram account, a sullen news for the woman, … Continue reading MF DOOM is gone and will be missed
If you wonder whether you should use moringa for your skin, stop hesitating and take a deep look at Nebedai! The cosmetics brand, based in Dakar, Senegal and launched in January 2019 by Safi Adele Tshinsele Van Bellingen, widely uses the properties of the moringa plant for its range of products, and customers love it. Perhaps you need a little refresh about moringa, right? This … Continue reading Focus on Nebedai, a cosmetics brand which praises the virtues of moringa
On Wednesday, December 9th, Paris Saint-Germain beat Istanbul Basaksehir 5-1 for the sake of the last game of group stage of the Champions’ League and got qualified for the round of sixteen in upcoming February/March, about to be played against FC Barcelona of Lionel Messi. But the most important is elsewhere. That game was of course a claimed victory over racism after the events of … Continue reading Racism out of stadium
In a couple of days, we will bid farewell to 2020, a sullen year most people are happy to leave due to the sanitary crisis and the heavy damage that it caused all over the world. We are now going to celebrate 2021, hoping that it will be a better year, which is not that difficult, filled up with more good news and the promise … Continue reading Holidays & New Year’s Eve dinners: it is time to tickle your taste buds!
While wandering around Gorée Island, one of the nineteen districts of Dakar, the capital city of Senegal, you have great chances to be positively impressed by the charm of the setting that surrounds you: narrow alleys, lush tropical flora, multicolored houses, sunny shores, and crafts displayed along your path may make you think that you just set foot on a paradisiac island. The beauty of … Continue reading Exploring Africa: the ambivalent beauty of Gorée
While the NBA new season 2020/2021 is about to begin, if things do happen as planned, by the end of December (22nd), some big move has already occurred in the franchises regarding players’ departures and arrivals, and you may find it hard to recognize Oklahoma or Detroit after this. African fellows are no exception After four years fighting for the Toronto Raptors (2017-2020) and a … Continue reading Ceaseless move in the NBA