Nigeria’s ‘It girl’, media personality Tokwe Makinwa, talks about her life in the festive season issue of Essays Of Africa magazine. Makinwa opens up about the loss of her parents at a tender age, the difficult moments during her divorce, and how she has never looked back since her transition from the corporate to media world.
Still on women making moves, we speak to Khethiwe Cele about heading up the Youth in Prison South Africa, an NGO that helps the country’s troubled youth. EOA also looks into the new movement founded by Afua Osei and Yasmin Belo-Osagie: She Leads Africa (SLA), which uses media and technology to change the way African women perceive themselves.
With World Aids Day just around the corner, we explore just how far we have come in the fight against this pandemic, which is still one of the biggest killers in the world today. Page 65 confronts a question that most women want to ask, but seldom do: Do African men mourn their wives?
Co-founder and creative director of his self-titled fashion label, Taibo Bacar reveals how he took his brand from Mozambique to African and International fashion runways. The festive season is all about parties and we help you gather the fashions essentials you will need to match the occasion. For those taking it easy this December, chill out with a tapa or two and one of our great reads
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