Fashion and lifestyle

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Born in a refugee camp, these Eritrean twins are changing the face of the makeup business in L.A.

Feven and Helena Yohannes are beauty entrepreneurs of Eritrean heritage based in Los Angeles in the United States....

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What Is The Future of African Smart Cities?

According to Africa's Urbanisation Dynamics 2020, urban growth rate in Africa is the fastest globally. Other studies even...

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KENYA: How David Ochieng Is Using Fashion To Empower His Community

Although his youth in Nairobi's Kibera slum presented some very daunting challenges, David Ochieng managed to find inspiration...

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Thebe Magugu’s New Dresses Pay Homage to Eight South African Tribes

One of South Africa's most acclaimed fashion designers, Thebe Magugu has always taken inspiration from his country's beauty...

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MEET ADEDOYIN DOKUN, NIGERIA’S FIRST CHANDLER AND LINGERIE ENTREPRENEUR

‘Smell is associated with memory, what better way for people to remember precious memories of you than through...

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THE BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF SAAJIDA O’QUINN

BLACKWASH Publisher, Oludare Sorunke meets New York based celebrity beautician, Saajida O’Quinn to get insights about her personal...

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THE INIMITABLE LAKISCHIA SMITH: ON ENTREPRENUERSHIP, PHILANTROPY AND JAZZ.

Without any prior business experience or business education, Lakischia Smith started WHO DAT BarberShop Inc., in her home...

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BLACKWASH EXCLUSIVE: MOMENTS WITH POPULAR RADIO PRESENTER, AMINA SULEIMAN. By Fadilat Abubakar

The traditional roles of media include to inform, persuade, transmit culture, and entertain. However, the media, whether electronic...

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TIGHT SKIN: LA’SHONE ANDERSON ON HER PREMIUM SKINCARE BRAND

La’Shone Anderson helps you find beauty. Her skincare products relax, refresh and replenish skin types across geographies and...

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On The Tarmac with Lakiesha Thomas, CEO Shawntee’s Wardrobe.

Lakiesha Thomas is a woman who wears multiple hats. She is a wife, mother, author and fashionpreneur. The...