Margaret Kadi’s Project Sierre Leone straight out of London

Margaret Kadi’s Project Sierre Leone straight out of London

I have started a venture called ‘Project Sierra Leone‘ and it is all about empowering the women of Sierra Leone. I was born in Sierra Leone but have been living in the UK for the last 17 years. I recently went back for a visit after all this time and was blinded by the colours …

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 7 – Tanya in Transition

Black Women Bloggers in Europe Series – France 7 – Tanya in Transition

Transatlantic move and wedded bliss. That’s my story. I left my job of 13 years to find happiness and self-fulfillment in France. My blog is about what follows! For as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with France and most things French. Included in this list is French food. Yes, the quintessential icon …

Afro Hair Celebreation: My Nappy Roots, the movie

Afro Hair Celebreation: My Nappy Roots, the movie

SATURDAY 26 MARCH 3:45 pm Rio Cinema, Dalston My Nappy Roots – A Journey Through Black Hair-itage   by Regina Kimbell Doc, 80 min, USA, 2006 MY NAPPY ROOTS is the definitive exploration of African-American hair – the politics, the culture and the history. Produced before Chris Rock’s GOOD HAIR, it was at the centre …

Safia Otokoré is the Vice President of the Regional Counsel of Bourgogne

Safia Otokoré is the Vice President of the Regional Counsel of Bourgogne

Safia Otokoré’s parents came from Somalia when they took refuge in Djibouti in the mid sixties. She grew up in Djibouti and became a track and field athlete, representing her Country. A scholarship gave her the opportunity to further her studies in Dakar and Abidjan. She later married the well-known soccer player Didier Otokoré and …

Taking Care of Business in Denmark 2 – Claire Requa’s Accent is Design for the home and body

Taking Care of Business in Denmark 2 – Claire Requa’s Accent is Design for the home and body

Accent was originally opened in Copenhagen in 1997 and started out in a colourful part of, Copenhagen, Nørrebro, on a little side street as an experience – a unique workshop/boutique – appropriately named ACCENT. Customers found zany painted furniture, exciting lamps, stylish room dividers and other unique home accessories, and interior solutions, all specially created …