DAZZLING A’LISTERS.

Lupita nails it yet again in a stunned white knee-length dress as she attended the White House Correspondent’s weekend party in Washington, D.C Friday 02.MayThe actress shimmered in a pearlized white tailored dress with unique metallic detailing and the chest and sleeves. Accessorizing with a matching pearl clutch, jeweled earrings and pointy high-heeled pumps, Lupita glowed. upita Glows With th ...

CHIMAMANDA NGOZIE ADICHIE SETS COLOGNE ABLAZE WITH WIT AND CHARM.

Her 2014 European book reading tour took Chimamanda Ngozie Edochie, the author of the internationally acclaimed and yet-to-reach-its-peak novel “AMERICANAH, to the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum in Cologne on the 13th of May. The evening which dragged on in the beginning with delay of some minutes, steadily picked up pace as we queued up in front of the door of the hall and noticed that there was a ...

IT IS NOT WHAT YOU WEAR. IT’S HOW YOU WEAR IT.

  Don’t try and economise on the basics when it comes to choosing your wardrobe. You run the danger of amassing a collection of ill-fitting, loose clothes that don’t compliment your individual body shape. If anything, spend more on the basics: T shirts, blouses, pencil skirts because you want them to last and show off your best qualities. So look out for good quality brands: Forzieri, ...

MAMMYPI’S PERSONAL TAKE ON FASHION.

I have always been interested in fashion since I was a young child. And yes!children can wear fashionable clothes just like their fashionable parents. I have some simple rules when it comes to fashion. Let me share them with you. First rule is to understand the occasion or event you are attending. Who will be there? How many? And how formal/informal is it likely to be? You don’t want to appe ...

ONE DAY MOVEMENT.

#Oneday #OnedayPose #OnedayMovement In the last couple of weeks, media sites have been trending with hashtags of #Oneday messages with picture messages bearing the #Oneday message. Just like the #Nomakeupselfiefor cancer,OneDaymovement is a campaign to create awareness targeted at audiences that include but not only social media users but also those who have no access to such facilities giving the ...

MAKING HEADLINES.

Vote for Gasha African Muzik Magazine Award Best Female Central Africa  Gaetan Ewane a.k.a VBH super-dope French rapper based in Douala. If you have not heard of him then find him on Youtube. Been in the game for over 10 years counting. Magasco @Magascobboy Another son of the soil that caught my attention with is raw talent.Anthony Tohnain Nguo aka Magasco is a gifted R&B/Afrobeat artist born ...

NOBEL LAUREATE TELLS AFRICAN STUDENTS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY RETURNING HOME.

By Susan Gonzalez April 7, 2014? During her visit to Yale on April 4, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee called upon the many African students in her audience to return to their native countries to take a role in Africa’s future. “It is my hope and prayer that you will decide after Yale to go back,” she told the students. “Don’t stay here.” Gbowee, who won the Nobel Peace Prize i ...

ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE 21ST CENTURY.

How are women faring in the 21st Century economy where you live? Will women take on a bigger role in politics and business? Or is there a “global glass ceiling”? Are the demands of motherhood and family life destined to hold back the tide of progress?   Barbara Smith Speaking of progress, what about feminism? Does it still have a role? Does religion empower women, or keep their rights in ...

Lupita Nyong’o attends the 100th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

Lupita Nyong’o attends the 100th Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Posing for pictures at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., the Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave actress, 31, was radiant and, per usual, impeccably dressed. She looked gorgeous in a strapless, black ...

FASHION TIPS AND TRICKS TO MAKE YOUR SUMMER BRIGHTER.

We all know that we never had the choice of picking our looks before we came here and certain things just cannot be changed as-much as we might try to. Common example the colour of our skin or our height! if it was up to me, I would be the height of Tyra Banks creative director of ANTM. However, our imperfections are what make us unique but the most important thing is to know your body type and wh ...