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We’re halfway through the first month of the year. How has 2019 been for you so far? Most of us are getting started on our New Resolutions. Some of us are giving up certain things to this month. One thing...
Earlier this week both celebrity stylist June Ambrose and actress Tracee Ellis Ross posted this clip: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq5fxDHHRiH/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link This video is an excerpt from a longer feature from Channel 4 News in 2016. Although two years have elapsed since this piece was composed,...
I am a major bookworm! I’m currently in the final month of the final year of my undergraduate course in English Literature and my dissertation explores the representation of the father in West African literature. Of course one of...
I find myself talking about race and belonging on a regular basis. As a British born Ghanaian I am often confronted with questions of identity. I know I’m not the most Ghanian person, my Twi is appalling, my knowledge...
“Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” We often hear these words to suggest that beauty is subjective; it belongs to the one who possesses the eyes to judge what is beautiful. I once read that beauty was...
I love looking at pictures of African cities from the early fifties and sixties. The promise of new independence and the hope of what would come radiates through those monochromatic images. As the decades passed, our continent has achieved...
What a night! Last night history was made in at The SSE Stadium. Thousands gathered to witness a truly Pan African celebration of music. Of course I'm talking about London's very first edition of the One Africa Music Festival. I remember...
Poetic right? The name alone was enough to draw me to Novel Beauty. (Yes, I am a complete book worm!) This British-Nigerian owned business, aims to recreate the pleasure of reading in an outer body experience. Combining the sense of...
So today is Hump Day; it's the middle of the week and we are half way through the working day (don't worry, the weekend will be here sooner than you think!). If you need a little hype in the...
This morning Yemi Alade took on the role of beauty blogger and gave us her very first Insta Story facial tutorial! Honey, olive oil and oatmeal just happens to be a great face scrub recipe. This exfoliation combination is as simple...
Two Nights, Three Days! Kayatours & Koppan Hospitality Experiential Trip From Accra To Keta To Lome – A Lingering Experience
When it comes to the conversation about cultural heritage, historical monument, and the vivid tourists’ touchpoint on ancient colonization, Ghana sits in the centre of it. Almost all the regions in Ghana have tasted an element of the slave trades, hence, the scattering of forts and castles all over the countries, but the coastal regions […]
Omawumi Megbele, popularly known in music as Omawumi, an outstanding vocalist and entertainer in the Nigerian music landscape. Omawumi held a listening session for her fourth studio project christened ‘In Her Feelings‘ for industry close pals in Lagos. An accomplished singer by all standard, Omawumi, Chief Executive Officer of Hermanez Media, hosted the event at The […]
We are slowing warming up for the main festivals in the world this year. Some have been held in the beginning but more are going to be staged towards the latter part. Beauty influencer, Cat Shanu takes us through a very basic way of getting the right make-up for any festival. From the foundation to […]
#GlamAfricaDestinations: This Adventure Experienced By Chidera Muoka In South Africa Is So Engrossing
Chidera Muoka’s personal documentary on her adventures in South Africa makes it feel easier to book a flight and head to the country too. We already have some great worldly locations to visit penned down in our minds before the year ends, but Chidera has convinced us to add South Africa to the top. She […]
As a new mother, there are always going to be missteps and mistakes. Pounding on the guilt wont help you become a better mom, chatting to others in the same boat about it, will… My husband and I went out with our daughter to the pharmacy to get some prescription medications and supplies for […]
So, not to expose some of our readers (and editors ehm), but some of us haven’t figured out our finance yet and really need it explained in less boring ways. Well friends, welcome to the weekly review of Finance Bunny! An industry celebrity in South Africa, Nicolette Mashile rose to notoriety with her colloquial hashtag: […]
If you have been anywhere near the internet lately, you would have come across heated conversations about Netflix’s latest hit series, When They See Us… And U.S. president Donald Trump plays a big role in it! Created and directed by Ava DuVernay, the four part series, When They See Us, dives into the infamous 1989 […]
She wears it with full confidence and pride, Alexandriah Sho-Silva’s contribution to the fashion world as an influencer makes her seek for new trends to bring to the front row. However, her love for suits has been showcased openly almost all the time, she picks any women suit design, colour and texture and turned them […]
#GlamAfricaDestinations: Boity Visits Atlantis – The Palm In Dubai, A Luxury Vacation Spot On Her Bucket List
Have you been to the places on your bucket list for this year? South African media personality and actress, Boitumelo Thulo, known on stage as Boity has kicked off her journey to visit destinations on her list. She was in Monaco, France a few days ago and it looks like she isn’t about to take a […]
#WhatsCookingWednesdays: The Easiest Steps In Preparing Moringa Chicken Peanut Soup By Telande World
While a large group of people prefer eating from restaurants, other’s prefer preparing their own meals at home mostly for the experience. Whichever decision you make on where to eat your next meal from, Talande World is making it a point to introduce you to the best African dishes that you can enjoy. The new […]
Bringing to the forefront the true nature and beauty of African women to serve as an inspiration for our readers going into the weekend, is the wheel that our Style Maven feature runs on. We have discovered another beautiful African who is spotlighting modern culture through her personal lifestyle blog. Nyawira Mumenya brings attention to […]
Things can be really confusing and a bit unstable when you move to a new country, city or head to a new vacation spot for the first time, but Nigerian vlogger, Dimma Umeh makes the journey a little smoother. The headache of not knowing where to go, who to talk to and what to do in a […]
#GlamAfricaDestination: Toni Olaoye Turns Her Birthday Celebration Into An Excellent Trip To Curaçao With Friends
What a way to celebrate your birthday! Nigerian Youtuber Toni Olaoye turned plus one recently and she managed to have an exciting trip to the beautiful island Curaçao with a friend to celebrate the occasion. Making every moment a remarkable for her, she documented the entire celebration including time spent at luxury locations like Saint Tropez […]
Beauty blogger Lizzie Loves walks us through the simple go-to face beat that keeps her on top when she steps out for her meetings and works. She has gradually mastered the art of working on her own eyebrows, knowing the kind of shades that works so well on her skin and the perfect eye-lashes too. […]
Travelling brings a different level of knowledge of the world to you but experiencing nature in its pure form is not common. Travel influencer, Mathilda Amoussou has made it a point to showcase explore nature on every adventure she embarks on around unique places on the planet. She discovers sites that are still in their natural […]
It looks like one of the world’s favourite messaging app recently came under attack from hackers, who have installed their own cyber spy on the app in order to gain access to millions of messages, emails, videos and more from users. In step taking by the Facebook-owned app, operators have advised users to update their […]
How John Dumelo & Gifty Mawunya Nkornu Took Over The Weekend In Ghana With Their Beautiful White Wedding | IMAGES
A beautiful floral outdoor setting in the green gardens of Royal Senchi Hotel, Akosombo, away from the capital city of Ghana, Accra was were John Dumelo and Gifty Mawunya Nkornu tied the knot officially as husband and wife. Specially restricted to just industry friends and family of the renowned Ghanaian actor and his wife including […]
Frankly I am shocked that this is a conversation that we are having after all the work we as women have done to be self-loving, self-encouraging and self-validating. But the reason Ayesha Curry has been trending has spurred a social debate that reflects just how far we have or have not come as women. […]
Mothers come from all walks of life and no matter what language they speak, they all convey a language of love. This is not love that we know and define by the day but love that is selfless, unconditional, sacrificing, patient and kind. Love that suffers, trusts, protects, prays and hopes for the best in […]
You might want to review your travel plans for the rest of the year and include the Maldives, if it isn’t on the list already. Celebrated South African media personality and actress, Ayanda Thabethe just gave a few reasons why that change of plan is necessary. On her trip to the beautiful tropical nation located in […]
Meghan Markle made her first public appearance for the first time after delivering her newborn baby with husband Prince Harry. Both Prince Harry (Duke of Sussex) and Meghan Markle (Duchess of Sussex) have agreed and named their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor and introduced him to Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II at the Windsor Castle. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor […]
#GlamAfricaDestination: The Hottest & Naturally Beautiful Luxury Vacation Spots In Mauritius From Aicha’s Travel Album
Whichever way you choose to picture the world, there’s always an element of beauty in there somewhere that makes life around it worth living and discovering all the time. Africa is counted among the continents on the globe with beautiful natural locations for tourists from far and near. The question of how and when the […]
#GlamAfricaDestination: There’s An Enviable Evergreen Feel About Indonesia & Travel Blogger Glory Osei Just Confirmed It
We have been taking a closer look at some of the best destinations giving travellers that superb unexplainably enchanting feel that creates the best instatravel shot and Indonesia has made our radar again. Our trip started with influencers from the continent that have cross borders and continents to bring nothing but the finest of luxuries, […]
#GlamAfricaDestination: Noella Ogochukwu Takes Us To Hotel Villa Honegg For A 5-Star Holiday Experience
Some of the best places in the world to have the experience of your life are exposed by travel content developers like Noella Ogochukwu. She spent a couple of days at the luxury Hotel Villa Honegg, Switzerland where she was given the finest 5-star, amazing breakfast and a beautiful sky-pool. Noella Ogochukwu’s early breakfast while enjoying the […]
This year our travel bucket list is full of places in different parts of the world, especially the notable ones where serenity is key… and Indonesia just made the list! Talking about the beautiful beaches, safari, resorts and one those places have visited by Nigerian travel and lifestyle blogger, Chidi Ashley where she takes us […]
GA Beauty Secrets: How to achieve softer and clearer skin with F&W Gold Ultimate and Revitalizing Argan Oil.
“Save your skin, your most precious canvas” One thing most women have in common is worrying about the health of our skin. Not only are we fighting against earthly elements, but the modern women also enjoy night outs with friends, that take time off your beauty sleep clock, drinks and delightful sweets that affect […]
One thing about travelling to a favourite spot on your wish list at times is how good you make of the moments you have whiles there. And our cover star is living all of the moments! Number African Female DJ Zinhle is travelled to Italy this week. in a trip that was preceded by a […]
Dreams Do Come True! South Africa’s Thando Hopa Becomes First Albino Model To Grace The Cover Of Vogue | Africa Motherland Edition
In an Instagram post to relishing the moment and successful completion of her feature as the cover star for the latest Vogue Portugal edition, the South African model and activist narrated how she once told a friend of hers she can’t wait to see people with albinism on the cover of Vogue Magazine. Little did […]
Last week marked the end of the frst quarter of 2019 and we celebrated it on Thursday 27th March by hosting our Think Smart #LevelUp Event at the Huckletree West in White City, London. This event launched our latest magazine issue also titled Think Smart, which brought our readers tips and advice on new ways […]
If you think we are done raving about Lupita Nyong’o after the massive success of her latest movie Us, created and directed by Jordan Peele, then you are absolutely wrong. Announced just hours ago on her Instagram page, Lupita revealed the cover of her upcoming children’s book called Sulwe, illustrated by New York-based illustrator, writer […]
The first quarter of 2019 is getting to an end, it means preparation towards vacations and honeymoon is in its advanced stages for all travel addicts. Travel and lifestyle blogger, Simply Cyn, real name Cynthia gives us several stunning reasons to add Seychelles to the bucket list of places to visit this year. Located in East Africa, […]
It’s 2019, and while we have achieved a lot of growth as a people, one milestone we value the most here at Glam Africa is how far women have come in breaking ceilings in professional spaces. From the science lab to the boardroom, African women have proved to be a force to reckon with while […]
There are a lot of histories from Africa that are yet to be shared to the rest of the world. Tanzania plays a pivotal role in that with its city, Zanzibar becoming a major tourist site for many travellers from different parts of the world. Kenyan travel content developer is in Zanzibar on work and […]
Coming from humble beginnings, our current cover star DJ Zinhle has become one of the most celebrated female house DJs in South Africa. 2019 sees the anniversary of 15-years in the industry and to celebrate this momentous occasion, she presents female musicians with the chance to be a part of her soon to be formed […]
AS THE WORLD CELEBRATED INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON FRIDAY, WE TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A WOMAN IN 2019… Themed #BalanceForBetter, this year’s women’s day was a day to encourage a balance in society, because when there is balance- and less trauma or chaos, we as a people get to move […]
Toni Tone, our host for upcoming Glam Africa Think Smart event on March 27, 2019, at Huckletree West, London is gearing up in the right way – a vacation to Thailand. The London-based television presenter is currently at the mountainous Island of Phuket (Thailand) which has the country’s most popular beaches and other natural recreational centres. The […]
South African rapper and philanthropist, AKA is not here to smile with anyone regarding the blasé-ed way the fight against domestic abuse is handled in the African society. In the early hours of today, the multi-award winning rapper took to his twitter page to say his piece, calling on men to do more to protect […]
The largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for Season 9! Founded in 2011 by Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is now Europe’s largest annual fashion event promoting and nurturing African and African-inspired design talent. Are You Ready For Africa Fashion Week London 2019! Purchase tickets […]
The fashion world in Ghana welcomes some of the well-established names in the designing world and models to 2019 edition of Rhythms On The Runway. Ghana is marking the Year Of Return, a celebration that began in 2018 and will run throughout 2019. Already, a lot of activities have been held together with diasporan communities […]
The Royal sweethearts have started their own foundation called Sussex Royal The Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex but, it will be shortened to Sussex Royal. The primary focus of the foundation, which was officially registered on July 1st, 2019, is mental health; wildlife conversation and youth outreach. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently met Beyoncé and […]