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Africa’s top 5 fashion brands, Bright, bold and beautiful
October 19, 2017

Tongoro is a Dakar based fashion brand created by Sarah Diouf. The founder’s aim is to create and market a brand that is 100% African. In order to accomplish her goal she hired local African tailors and she sources textile and her needed materials from within the continent.

“The whole birth of this project is a triumph itself, and the establishment of the brand in the eye of the world as the 1st affordable African online apparel brand,” stated Sarah diouf.

The brand lures the female audience of the whole continent due to its simplicity and affordability. Tongoro tends to fuse traditional African prints with casual summer skirts and dresses. It also does the same with formal outfits.

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October 11, 2017

Nearly half of Algeria’s newspapers have stopped publication in the past three years because of the scarcity of resources caused by the oil shock, the country’s Information Minister, Jamal Kaouan, has revealed. “Twenty-six daily and 34 weekly newspapers have stopped publishing since the beginning"...

September 30, 2017

Hard currency traders at informal markets in large cities of Algeria have confirmed the emergence of unusual market customers who buy Euros and Dollars without even asking for their price, and in a large amount sometimes amounting to ten thousand Euros, the rough equivalent of more than two hundred million centimes"...


October 19, 2017

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky revealed the results of it’s latest research report on online dating in South Africa. One of the main findings showed that around one-in-three (31%) of people in South Africa who use online dating services and apps, have not had an entirely positive experience. The report also showed that those who take to the internet looking for the “one” could face disappointment as there is a high possibility that they will come across fake"...

October 19, 2017

Telkom, one of Kenya’s telecommunications companies, has today unveiled a new data bundle proposition that grants subscribers free calls within the network, free access to WhatsApp and free text message services to any local network.

The service, dubbed the Freedom Bundle, will allow subscribers to make calls to other networks at Ksh2 ($0.02) per minute. In an announcement issued earlier today,"...

October 19, 2017

An additional $50 billion investment is required in Nigeria’s aviation sector to fully unlock its inherent potential for national growth, a group of experts said on Tuesday.

The experts drawn from airline operators, regulatory officers, airport administrators, service providers and analysts, aired their views at the Colloquium 2017 organised by Nigeria Travels Mart (NTM) in Lagos. They suggested"...

October 19, 2017

There have been many success stories in South Africa's short history as a democracy. Our banking sector has bloomed, global trade has increased, and the country has delivered some world-class political, business and academic leaders.

One sector, in particular, has made a dramatic change since 1994, yet its growth is often overlooked. The automotive sector has jumped in the 23 years of our democracy"...

October 19, 2017

Travel back to the 1960’s for Marc Jacobs Resort 2018 collection. Centred on the idea of movement, the designs feature classic silhouettes embellished with fringe, beads, tassels and pom-poms. A colour palette of pastel blue, lilac and yellow with pops of red and black create a light and airy feel. Here at Hot Stuff we are so in love with the collection’s take on the classic cocktail dress that we could stock our wardrobes with one of every design. This collection"...

October 19, 2017

Links between Africa and the Middle East are being reinforced through the location of the 2018 Aviation Africa event, which will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel City Stars in Cairo, April 17-18.


The conference programme is being driven by an advisory board made up of no fewer than 10 airline chief executives as well as representatives of key sectors such as MRO, cargo operations, airports,"...