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6 article(s) #Ghana

Africa’s smart cities

For Africa, the future lies in connected, intelligent cities In Africa, the cities of tomorrow are being invented today. District 2.0, CyberCity, Technology City - whatever their names, the agglomerations of the future are going to be both connected and innov…

When African Intelligence becomes Artificial

Thanks to AI and cloud technology, African developers are launching applications cheaply, and the Web giants have cottoned on.   A stream of forward-thinking apps are being created in Africa thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), and they’re touching a…

The Renaissance of African Men’s Fashion

The must-have Ghanaian menswear label Chocolate is embodying the revival of African fashion   Well-cut, short-sleeved shirts, body-hugging garments made from bright or tribal fabrics, and a tell-tale ‘C’ sewn onto breast pockets: the hip label Chocolate …

In vogue, yet not in Vogue

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has fuelled an ongoing debate about Vogue Africa, declaring that Africa should have its own edition of the magazine to acknowledge the huge impact the continent has had on the fashion industry.   ELLE launched a version of its …

Nollywood, Africa’s answer to Hollywood

Nigeria’s “Nollywood” film industry is the world’s second biggest producer of movies, ahead of Hollywood, creating Video on demand (VOD) content for Africa’s increasingly connected, entertainment-mad populations.   It hasn’t always been that way. Feature…

Valérie Obaze, queen of e-commerce & cosmetics…

In just eight years, this entrepreneur extraordinaire has carved a name for herself in Nigeria, Europe and America by selling her high-end cosmetics online. It all began in 2010, when the Ghanaian-British business woman and her Nigerian husband decided to k…