Interview: Founder & Designer of African Printed Children’s wear Fiona Somelu

We speak with Founder of Shomsa Creations Fiona Mensah Somelu (name created from her last name and her husbands last name) who speaks to us about where her inspiration for creating children's pieces and who her favourite celebrity child customer would be. 1) When did you decide you wanted to start

Interview With Youtuber & Cosmetics Business Entrepreneur Tammi Lee Clarke

The Jill of all trades, Youtuber, Business Owner & Busy Mummy speaks to Glam Africa about her current ventures with her current business 'Lovable Lashes' whats to come in the near future, as well as how she manages balancing her busy work schedule of Youtube fame and motherhood. 1) What was

Bonang Matheba for First Lady: Glam Africa Shows A Different Side of Bonang In New Photoshoot

It was only a couple of months that we released a series of glamorous images of South Africa’s media girl, Bonang Matheba, for our Social Media Issue. This editorial spread showed a fun, playful, stylish and glamorous side of Queen B. These new images of Bonang, shot by renowned photographer, Rez Bona, are quiet

Kawree: A Platform Encapsulating All the Luxury of Africa

Kawree is the phonetic transcription for Cowrie (English) and Cauri (in French). The ever popular cowrie shell has many uses and meanings. It's been used for exchange, taking on monetary value, jewellery, and religious accessories in almost every part of the world.  Found in the islands of the Indian Ocean, the cowrie shell soon gained popularity

Meet The Fashion Designer Who Escaped A Civil War In Sierra Leone To Launch A Contemporary Fashion Label In The UK That Is Set To Change The World

Isatu Harrison was born in the Eastern town of Kono, Sierra Leone. Her family moved to Sierra Leone's capital city, Freetown when the civil war broke out as their community was put in danger. She then grew up with her mother designing clothes and encouraging her to pursue her dreams

Vicky Heldan – Your New Favourite Designer!

Who is Vicky Heldan, you ask? Victory Ifeoma Njoku is the chief executive at VickyHeldan. She created VickyHeldan out of her love for fashion and everything that beauty, elegance and style. She first dabbled in some modelling where she was introduced to the essence of beauty through clothing which helped her

BONANG MATHEBA ON THE COVER OF GLAM AFRICA MAGAZINE’S SOCIAL MEDIA ISSUE

The latest edition of Glam Africa magazine features one of South Africa's biggest media personality, TV and radio host, Bonang Matheba who has a staggering 2 million followers on social media. She talks to Glam Africa about the role Social Media has played in her life, her upcoming book, personal

Three Women Entrepreneurs Unite To Celebrate The History of African Hair at HairStories During Black History Month in London

Three black British business women; Katrina Emmanuel (Mane Divas), Merissa Hylton (Sankofa Creative Co.) and Belinda Raji (BEUNIQUE Hair Care), have united to form a unique business collective called Ujima, to host the first annual HairStories Event. Ujima is a representation of their organizational ethos, is guided by the Kwanzaa