DAY 2: SAFW AW15- ILAN

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BACKGROUND ILAN launched in 2011 and has grown into a brand known for its simplistic shapes and unexpected fabric use. Designer Stephan Martin never had a doubt that he would follow a career in Design and with his exp...

DAY 2: SAFW AW 2015: Erre

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BACKGROUND ERRE is a fashion brand specialising in leather, aiming to provide working woman with quality wardrobe staples and investment pieces to be worn both on and off duty. INSPIRATION ERRE’S Autumn/Wint...

DAY 2 :SAFW AW15: Elli Nicole

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BACKGROUND Elli-Nicole Sazeides started her label ELLI-NICOLE in 2012. She has received numerous accolades including being a Durban July semi-finalist twice and the winner of The Best Third Year Collection Award at LI...

DAY 1 Jenevieve Lyons :SAFW Autumn Winter 2015 Renault New Talent Search:

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BACKGROUND Jenevieve Lyons is a fashion designer who ‘depicts’ visual parables throughout her clothing; carrying an aesthetic quality of avant-garde ideals that create strong concepts and ideas in the form of innovati...

DAY 1:SAFW: Gert-Johan Coetzee

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BACKGROUND Gert-Johan Coetzee, titled South African Designer of the year, debuted in 2006 as South Africa’s most promising designer. He is now a household name in the fashion industry, and internationally renowned...

DAY 1:SAFW : Black by Black Coffee

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BACKGROUND Known for his unsurpassable architectural flair; Jacques van der Watt of Black Coffee has carved his own path on the runway since starting in 1998. With every collection there is always a great sense of...

SAFW Day 1 Renault New Talent Search: Angelo Sebastian

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BACKGROUND Angelo Sebastian Page was born in Cape Town and studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he graduated in Fashion Design. He started modeling at 18 for a number of brands. He has received man...

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual life....

Okmalumkoolkat – Allblackblackkat

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Future Mfana takes us on a journey through the lens of Chris Saunders, the prolific Johannesburg-based photographer/director Saunders and self-proclaimed “demagod” Okmalumkoolkat bring Holy Oxygen I to spiritual life....

ENVY – Am I Wrong

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Another brilliant music video shot in Africa- we just really really love it , when we see a video shot somewhere in Africa , I mean besides the obvious facts like a guaranteed beautiful landscape , beautiful people, unad...

PSquare – Ejeajo [Official Video] ft. T.I.

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This new video "Ejeajo" is nothing but testament to that fact. Raising the bar a bit higher this time around, PSquare went all out to recruit one of the U.S’ hottest rappers and hitmaker, T.I. With their 6th studio album...

Ibeyi – River

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Ibeyi, made up of Cuban-born, Paris-based twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, is an electronic doom soul duo who are forging a new spiritual sound with their debut EP Oya. In 2013 the 19-year-old musicians signed to...

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GLO Nig “WHEELZ 4 MEALZ ” Advert- We Like!!

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Entrepreneurship is the action word in Africa and this Advert by Glo Nigeria truly captures this topic- sometimes opportunity isn’t  what you go out looking for , It is there in your face - You have to recognise and grab...

WK Exclusive- David Tlale – Spring/Summer 2015 NYFW

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The New York Fashion Week at the Lincoln Centre in midtown New York this past weekend was packed, with a tangible nervous excitement in the first line of 10 models backstage, just minutes before the show went live at...

Kate Menson- Face of Africa Winner 2008

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The beautiful Kate Menson Video Credit 1085 Model Series by Paula Zapata is a series of profile videos of the models that 1085 Artist Management represents, the videos are intent to show the models personality and pe...

Jeff Darko- Taking it one step at a time – Ghana

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Born and raised in  Ghana later emigrating to Paris, singer/songwriter Jeff Darko  now calls the UK home and describes his music as an experimental melding of soul, R&B and calypso. Darko fav artists and  biggest m...

Davido- SKELEWU

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 This video is probably one of the most anticipated videos this year in Africa- we have been dancing to SKELEWU by Nigerian artist -Davido and understand why this song has gone viral - The video is definitely worth the w...

Dr Wangari Muta Maathai -The First Black African Woman Laureate Tribute Film

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Kenya Some months ago on one of those lazy weekends in my pyjamas there I sat - a “Couch potato” – and when you do have a lazy day you know having YOUR  remote control for your DSTV box  is all part of the Lazy code o...

All African Stories

Meet Lee-Roy Jason: Nothing Else Comes Close

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Nothing Else Comes Close: A group photography exhibition presented by Between 10and5 and Nokia shot exclusively on the Nokia Lumia 1020....

OLDIES-VERY FUNNY SOUTH AFRICAN COMMERCIAL – JOKO TEA

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New: Construction Worker from DStv

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Deola Sagoe/Clan – Runway – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015

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Deola Sagoe is a true visionary, she stands out with her strong signature designs, elegance and attitude. Deola Sagoe designs are a couture experience of east meets west. Drawing inspirations from traditional Nigerian fa...

Brothers and Sisters: Stokvel

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At DStv, we strive to celebrate local expressions/storytelling by promoting local content....

The Queen B of Africa -now watch her do her “Thing”

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Lorna spends the day with Bonang Matheba on Top Billing -   You have read our post on Bonang - now catch this young inspriation doing her thing and talking US through it all ----- If you missed our post and...

Nig meets DRC = Flavour – Kwarikwa [Remix] ft. Fally Ipupa

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Oh my oh my!!!! when two seriously good looking men come together to give us such beautiful music and bless us with their sonorous voices equals Heaven!!!!! Lovely lovely...

Buy one Get one Free!!!

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Hahaha our favourite comedian from Uganda is back ----this one is a Buy one Get one free kinda bonaza, but you know with Madam Kas it is always a different story hahahahaha About Anne Kansiime is a talented comedia...

Africa – New Destination for Luxury Shopping

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Africa - New Destination for Luxury Shopping Featured video Polo Avenue is a multi brand specialty retail store that provides products in the categories of leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes, and fragrances....

School Shoes-Brilliant Ad by Liberty

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We absolutely love this Advert by Liberty Group (a financial services company) - Advert is celeverly timed as children go back to school and everyone is in this kinda thinking zone - most importantly the message hits har...

Must watch Halls Ad – Klein Kimmie

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South Africa This is a Halls Menthol sweet Ad! It is a brilliant and funny Ad with Kimmie -Kimberly as an aspiring Rapper. Her Afrikaans accent and her lines combined totally rock this ad! My boss is like a bald ea...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

Brilliant Short Clip -Boys of Soweto (Men looking DAPPER-all 5 of them:-)

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Brilliant Short Clip by South African -Meja Shoba. A group of well-dressed young men vie for the attention of a young lady, and soon learn her affection is won by a kind gesture, and a bit of cleverness. In collabo...

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN : Nigeria – Nollywood’s Most Expensive Film Ever?

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Well we think so- Half of a Yellow Sun - is definitely our most anticipated movie at WAKOYO HQ for 2013 maybe even 2014.... The first time we saw this trailer - Oh thy goose bumps spread thru...Do yourself a favour , ...

Dara Ju – A short Film by Anthony Onah

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We really enjoyed the Afrinolly Short Films and think it is truly a brilliant intiative and to see such budding talent from our continet excites us -The winner of the Afrinolly Competion Anthony Onah's short film -Dar...

The Promise (Pt 2)

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hahahahah- Enjoyed the Part 1? - No doubt lets see what happens to Kemi - PS: Akin Okunrinboye's  "The Promise" is a 2013 MTN Afrinolly Short Film 2nd place winner- well deserved we say !...

Ethiopia Skate | Skateboard Journey

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When you think of coffee definitely Ethiopia comes to mind , but SKATEBOARD – maybe not. Skateboarding is very popular in Ethiopia with Ethiopia Skate an organisation aimed at promoting skateboarding across the natio...

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DAY 2: SAFW AW15- ILAN

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BACKGROUND ILAN launched in 2011 and has grown into a brand known for its simplistic shapes and unexpected fabric use. Designer Stephan Martin never had a doubt that he would follow a career in Design and with his exp...

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