Meet The Founder Of Marté Egele | Exclusive Interview

Marté Egele was born out of genuine friendships and a yearning for individuality. With the desire to create unique, high quality products through the fusion of African culture and Western style, Uche Egele birthed the handmade leather goods brand, Marté Egele.

Continue Reading…

The Bellafricana Verified Tribe | Princess Adeyinka Tekenah

Princess Adeyinka Tekenah is the founder of Happy Coffee Nigeria. A brand that offers an array of coffees, teas and chocolate drinks in customized mixes and flavors, Nigerian style. Using Nigerian grown coffee, the Happy Coffee mobile cafe is set to reshape the ideologies, misconceptions and opportunities linked with coffee drinking.

Continue Reading…

Meet The Founder Of Mimiremi Textiles | Exclusive Interview

Throughout my journey with Bellafricana, I have been able to meet with and learn about amazing creatives, who have a thing for transforming the most normal and insignificant things and making them look absolutely beautiful. One of such creatives is Aderonke Jaiyeola. Founder of Mimiremi Textiles.

Continue Reading…

African Print And The Work-Place Fashion Wahala

African print materials are quite distinct and beautiful in its sense. And why we Africans seem to be so in love with it the formal corporate wears than the creators is quite interesting.

I have always wondered who invented the corporate dressing rule to offices. And the need to compulsorily put on a jacket and tie even when under the hot sun all in the name of being corporately dressed.

Oh my!

Idiot Facepalm GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Continue Reading…

Perfect Gift Cards For Your Significant Other By NJP

When it comes to giving gift cards in Nigeria…most especially to my significant other .. Wow! I rack my brain for days endlessly. Social media has not made it any easier, with the stunts people pull (guys in most cases), you begin to wonder if you are indeed living or just merely existing. Instagram stories and twitter bloggers, not necessarily the gift givers, but the unpaid hype men.

Continue Reading…

Some Parts Of Africa The Media Does Not Show You

Africa is a beautiful continent, so great in culture and heritage. Little wonder foreigners had to come carry her people to their countries to try replicate some of the beauty which they found in her land. Thanks to the politically aired media programs or views, some part of Africa has been put in the news continuously as war zones, poverty stricken or terrorist filled places. I was going through a thread on twitter recently where I saw that even the black Americans and co, still believe that Africans live in caves, with no means of electricity or modern communication. sigh!

Continue Reading…

African Platter Map: Shakshouka (A Tunisian Fusion)

Today on African Platter map, we head over to Tunisia for our next delicious dish called Shakshouka (Eggs in Tomato sauce). The name almost got me biting my tongue, I can only but imagine how tasty it would be. African platter takes you to countries around Africa showcasing different delicacies and recipes on how to make them.

Continue Reading…

Timeless Reverso Pieces By Neematai A Style For Centuries

I love looking good, don’t you? So I always come up with ways to add something simple to spice my outfit. I got so engrossed looking for reverso pieces (pieces that never go out of style and yet still standout) at one point that I almost had a nervous breakdown (just kidding). You know how you have that one shoe, blazer or pants that go with almost every clothing in your wardrobe right? *winks*. Now you get me.

Continue Reading…

Meet The Founder Of Bounties Honey | Exclusive Interview

Successfully transitioning from the comfort of paid employment to become a full time entrepreneur and going to Business School are the two ventures that made Ogochukwu believe in herself. Ogochukwu Nwachukwu, also known as OG, runs a healthy life style business called Bounties Honey

Continue Reading…

DIY: Turn Your Dress Into A Peplum Top Without Needles

I have always liked the idea of a DIY, helps to show my creative side. I discovered it back in high school.. honestly a lack in a desired urgent need births innovation from within. Thanks to impulsive buying at times, or overuse of some choice clothing, I end up having a pile of unused clothes neatly arranged for trashing.

Continue Reading…