Wednesday, 15 July 2015

History Of Kente Ghanaian Textile


Kente cloth is deeply intertwined with the history of the Ashanti nation.  The Ashanti Empire or Confederacy, which was located in what is today Ghana, first emerged in West Africa during the seventeenth century.  The Ashanti are members of the Akan people who speak the Akan or Ashanti dialect.  The word “Kente” which means basket comes from the Akan or Ashanti dialect.  Akans also refer to Kente as nwentoma, which means woven cloth.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Thursday, 14 May 2015

What did you know about Calabar

A thrusting modern city, Calabar is a beacon of hope for liveable cities in Nigeria.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Meet The Founder of Bellafricana

Bukky Bello is a young female entrepreneur, founder of Bellafricana, a business focused in

Things you need to know about Baba 70 (Fele Anikulapo Kuti)

It's almost impossible to overstate the impact and importance of Fela Anikulapo (Ransome) Kuti (or just Fela as he's more commonly known) to the global musical village: producer, arranger, musician,

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Checkout Tinapa Lakeside Hotel

The Tinapa business and leisure resort is reputed to be Africa’s largest Free Trade Zone. Located in Calabar, capital of Cross River State, the resort comprises of two aspects – leisure and business.

What did you know about Lagos Bar Beach?

Bar Beach is one of the numerous beaches in Lagos and it’s the closest to the city center of Victoria Island.