Gloria Wavamunno, a model at the very first Ugandan fashion week show that was held in Kampala in 2014, has beckoned on fellow designers to project their business towards encouraging local markets. She said that the Ugandan fashion industry is in dire need of improvement. According to her, the industry is suffering due to struggling ventures, small scale production, semi-professionals,...
By Julia Roxan According to the World Health Organisation, Africa is the least affected region in this ongoing pandemic, globally. Home to an array of luxurious African lounges, the continent prides itself in being the ‘Greatest safari experience in the world’. With the specially curated 12-day journey, the ‘Roar Africa Emirates Executive Private Jet Safari’. Which takes guests through Zimbabwe’s Victoria...
It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the fashion industry. With people working from home and adhering to physical distancing, they’re changing the way they dress. “I think fashion is a barometer of what humans are experiencing,” says Gary Markle, an associate professor of fashion and textile at NSCAD University in Halifax. A major change Markle expects will stay...
In a time like this when most of us have to work from home due to current pandemic that has forced us to be home stuck, it is however essential that we do not sit in front of laptops or desktop without moving some parts of our bodies. It is no longer news that sitting all day is dangerous...
Buried deep in the ground of the outback of Western Australia geologists have discovered the scars of a large 100 million-year-old meteorite crater. Signs of the meteorite crater were first detected while a drilling company was digging for gold in private gold fields south of Ora Banda, a former mining town turned ghost town in Western Australia's remote north. With a diameter of about...
Since the pandemic started, I have received countless messages and emails from many mums who are under a lot of pressure juggling work, kids, virtual schooling, and the home front Pre-COVID, they managed work and kids, but it was different. They could leave the house at 7 am and focus on only work-related activities until 5 pm. They had no...
Italy's fashion leaders recently called on the government to slacken restrictions on nationwide ban on business as a result of the coronavirus crisis so that the industry can commence production, raising concerns that a prolonged lockdown may cause an irreparable damage to the sector. "Fashion is a seasonal industry, and certain dates are not compressible. Not reopening shortly would mean...
By Kate Arends One of the privileges of working for oneself is the ability to take a mental health day when needed. However, for many of us, taking a full eight hours off of work to focus on our well-being is a luxury that isn’t available. So what does one do when they are at the end of their proverbial...
The luxurious ‘reverse-teardrop’ silhouette of the all-new Mazda 3 Astina grips you in the throes of “lust at first sight” before you even notice the almost seamless, unbroken window line, contributing to the sportive, “crouched panther” stance unexpected from a family hatchback: the exterior demeanour of the next-generation Mazda 3 are a mere hint to the level of detail...
A clothing brand in Namibia, Betterdays, owned by Nailenge Samora and Atshipara Starlin, invests a profit share of 40% made from 1000 sales into the provision of sanitary pads for schoolgirls across the country. Disclosing the objective behind what can be seen as a social responsibility project, Atshipara, noted that Betterdays aims to make people aware that they should not...

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