Win a pair of Bôhten $150 sunglasses / Ganhe um par de óculos de sol Bôhten $ 150

July 29, 2014

MAPP Africa and Bôhten will be giving away 2 pairs of the new Barklae collection. The lightweight, polarized frames combine comfort, style, confidence and will compliment any look you create with your wardrobe.

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Today we feature Zimbabwean designer Nicole Hayley

July 15, 2014

The vibrant colours and rich textures of the African artwork and the leathers have always enthralled her. In 2013 she started her business, her aim to combine them in a designer bag collection, her heart’s desire to showcase all that is amazing about the African continent she calls home.

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Today we feature Nigerian musician Lánre

July 15, 2014

Lánre's (@iamlanremusic can be best described as soul folk laced with her Yoruba, Nigerian heritage. Born in Stoke On Trent in the West Midlands, the singer songwriter was taken to Nigeria by her parents at the age of four where she spent the next twenty years of her life.

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Today we feature young Zimbabwean musician, singer, songwriter, and producer Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa known by his fans simply as Prince.

June 05, 2014

Prince comes from a music family, starting with his grandfather August Musarurwa, composer of the 1950s international hit song Skokiaan (Chikokiyana in Shona). The songs popularity also extended outside of music, with several urban areas in the United States taking its name. 

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Here is your chance to win an outfit by celebrated fashion designer DeMoyo

April 28, 2014

All you have to do is use the MAPP Africa app, link the app with Twitter or Facebook, watch videos, comment, chat, share. Every action in the app earns you points.

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Today we feature young Ghanaian entrepreneur Nana Osei

April 26, 2014

Nana Osei (@KingBohten) is the CEO & Founder of Bôhten Eyeglasses (@Bohten). It is on the mountainous region of Kwahu, highest habitable place in Ghana that Bôhten began its journey. Nana Boateng Osei, was inspired by his Ghanaian origin, his love of nature but mostly from his late grandfather Andrew Hanson Osei.

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Introducing Zimbabwean Fashion Designer Paidemoyo Chideya

April 24, 2014

Today we introduce you to Zimbabwean Fashion Designer Paidemoyo Chideya (@Ms_DeMOYO). Pai is quickly becoming, not only the epitome of the classic, but the innovative of fashion in the Canadian fashion industry. With her product line, DeMOYO, it is clear that this designer is here to make her mark on the fashion world. 

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Introducing the beautiful music of Cape Verdean Dino d'Santiago

April 22, 2014

Dino's "Eva" is amongst the best World Music albums of 2013 according to Europe World Music Charts' juries. The latest album from the cape verdean singer/songwriter was also distinguished at the Cape Verde Music Awards 2014 winning two of the four categories for which it was nominated: Best Acoustic Album and Best Batuko/Kola Sanjon with the song Kabu Tchora.

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Today we feature LiveFlavour

April 20, 2014

LiveFlavour is a contemporary African fashion house started by young enreprenural Zambian sisters Bupe (@Bupe_Mazimba), Angela (@Angel2eyez20) and Sharon Mazimba (@Shazzm1) as well as their trusted Nigerian technical counterpart Izzy. As sisters their love for fashion is matched by their desire to see the African continent develop and thrive. The intersection of fashion and development = LiveFlavour!

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