Travel to Mali

The Republic of Mali is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Its capital is Bamako. Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara, while the country’s southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Sénégal rivers. As always, thank you Wikipedia for that brief info.

Anyways, I came across Mali while browsing the web (randomly). I searched via Google images and became instantly fascinated with all the pics I found. If you’re not just into jet-setting across the globe to find exotic beaches and taste different food, and are in fact into exploring cultures and learning about a country’s history and its people, then this place is definitely somewhere you should visit. Continue reading “Travel to Mali”

African Traditional Wear: Raw and Unedited version

In Africa, when it comes to STYLE (notice I did not say fashion) we do it effortlessly and seamlessly without putting much thought to it. When the so and so’s of the fashion world are trying to push the envelope, I just smh! Why you ask? Because Africa’s been pushing the envelope in fashion since the beginning of time. We just don’t get much shine. Sigh!  Get ready to be fashionorgasmized, by the

BOLD BEAUTIFUL AND FUNKY!

Fulani woman wearing traditional gold earrings. Those yellows are popping! Fulani can be predominantly found in West Africa (Mali, Gambia etc) but also in Central Africa and North Africa (Sudan). 

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The Phenomenal Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is in my opinion the “Kimberly Elise of Africa”. She’s most notable for her roles in “Last Party“, and “Ljele“. She’s a talented actress that has the ability to captivate her audience with a powerful and dramatic performance in any role she takes on, and her work ethic is one to be admired. Hailing from West Africa, Genevieve has risen from a child star to becoming one of the best paid and most successful actresses in Nollywood.

Nnaji grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and is the fourth of eight children. She made her first television appearance in the soap opera “Ripples” at the young age of 8. Continue reading “The Phenomenal Genevieve Nnaji”