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Feature: Africa Blooms Globally Expands The Pride Of African Design

Beautiful designs from Africa Blooms

  Young Nigerian Business Woman Brings ‘Made in Africa’ Fashion to the World. By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Toronto, Canada “If it is sink or swim in the fashion world,” writes Fatoumata Ba, “then online and mobile are your life vests in Africa.” It’s a sentiment that might appeal to young Nigerian entrepreneur Blooming Soyinka,...

Feature: Beauty of a Bazin and a BouBou From Senegal, Africa

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      A bazin and a boubou: the hunt for a Senegalese husband     By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada  “Real women have currrrves!”  the vendor roars at me.   I have been in Senegal for a little over a week, and am still shocked every time someone openly comments on my...

Feature: Shop for a cause with Maasai creations by Me To We Artisans

Maasai Mamas of Kenya

      The Me To We Artisan program ignites the entrepreneurial spirit in Maasai women.     By: Marina Radovanovic Toronto, Canada   Through steely determination and benevolence did Roxanne Joyal (co-founder of the Me to We Artisans) begin her venture to help and assist the women of various countries that offered...