• Kadealo, Contemporary African Artists

Exploring African Artists and Art

By |2020-05-27T16:00:15+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Nowadays, people can invest in a whole host of weird and wonderful things, although generally, there are some tried and tested things you may wish to begin with. In terms of a smart, and near fool-proof investment, generally, people think of Gold, and Property as two examples. Wine is another example, as is art. By investing in art, not only you get to benefit from enjoying the work itself, but you can also relax, safe in the knowledge that your purchase will actually increase in value, rather than decreasing like virtually all other purchases, besides the odd exceptions here and there. African art, particularly [...]

  • Kadealo, African Style Clothing Online

Where to Buy African Style Clothes Online

By |2020-05-27T16:00:35+00:00May 15th, 2020|

African style has long been admired by not just people with African heritage, but by anyone with a flair for colours and patterns as well as interesting folds and fabrics. With the increased use of the internet in recent years to help with the sales and movement of goods, there have been likewise an increase in the development and spread of online shops catering to African tastes and products, making it a breeze to bring home a piece of African culture without ever having to leave your house. The variety of shops available catering to African style is plentiful, but here are the top [...]

  • Kadealo, Luxury African Brands

Luxury African brands to watch

By |2020-05-27T16:00:45+00:00May 15th, 2020|

As African wealth rises, so does the consumer demand for luxury goods. Many small African brands and businesses are springing up all over the continent to capture this untapped demand. Local artisans are crafting luxury products with a unique African flair and finish.  The designers are embracing colours and choosing vibrant designs that draw from traditional skills of textile design, weaving, beading, dyeing, and painting. They are blending sophisticated African techniques and designs with western materials to target a global audience. Here are some of the leading African brand families putting Africa on the map. Courtesy of maxhosa.africa African Brand: Maxhosa [...]

  • Kadealo, African Spice Varieties

Aromatic African Spice Varieties to Improve Your Dishes

By |2020-05-27T16:01:02+00:00May 8th, 2020|

It's no secret that foods from the African continent are an absolute festival myriad of flavours – from the tagines of the Sahara to the fish stews of Mozambique and beyond, the secret ingredient is almost always spices. Not only do they add a kick to almost any dish, but being high in vitamins and nutrients is an added benefit, with many spices and herbs from the continent being used for varying health benefits as well. With many of these spices and herbs from Africa being readily available around the world, anyone almost anywhere can add a taste of Africa to their usual dishes. [...]

  • Kadealo, Art Galleries of Africa, African art gallery

African Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss

By |2020-05-27T16:01:11+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Alongside African fashion and interior design is a budding market and interest in African Art. Art, especially contemporary, is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to some of the cultures of African nations, considering Africa has always conjured up stunning patterns, colours, and styles, mixed into gorgeous paintings, statues, and the like. Any trip to the African continent would include some variation of art to be experienced – usually in the form of a hotel or home décor, perhaps bold fashion statements found in local markets or just on the streets of towns and villages. But for a more modern view, here is a [...]

  • Kadealo, African Super Models

Top 7 African Super Models You May Know

By |2020-05-15T08:28:52+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When people think of supermodels, names like Claudia Schiffer or Cara Delevigne pop into their heads, given that models from primarily Western countries like America and the UK seem to dominate the scene. Not for much longer! Given the huge up and coming models that are currently making waves in the world have African roots in some of the wildest African nations as well, such as Angola, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Somalia. This article looks at some of the biggest current names of African models in the fashion world and gives a bit of information on each. Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler [...]

  • Kadealo, African Delicacies

African Delicacies You Should Try

By |2020-05-14T20:18:06+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When you head abroad to any country that isn't your home, one of the things that you must do is try some of the local delicacies. Delicacies mean different things to different people and cultures and can sometimes vary from fantastic sauces, dishes or grilled meats all the way up to roasted crickets and various bugs that people eat from time to time. Make yourself a pact to try at least one African delicacy in each country you visit to help you really get the vibe of the country and its people, and help yourself maximize your experience.  Courtesy of Anouk Zijlma/Tripsavvy.com [...]

  • Kadealo, African Warriors, African Leaders

Great African Leaders and Warriors

By |2020-05-15T08:11:38+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When thinking of African leaders, most people may think of the Zulu tribal fighters of centuries past taking on colonial powers such as the British. While this is true, it's only one very small aspect of the concept of warriors in African history, which is wide and diverse when it comes to various warriors of a different caliber. Some were known for leading fierce battles for independence, while others were known for their fantastic skills on the battlefield. Here we look at the top ten greatest African Warriors from throughout the history of this great continent. Courtesy of Comic Repblic/dw.com African [...]

  • Kadealo, African cultural festivals

Best African Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

By |2020-05-15T08:46:24+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

It comes as no surprise to anyone thinking of Africa that it's a continent full of music, dance, art, and other celebrations. In fact, celebrations of various kinds seem to be at the core of African culture, and it’s a place with a variety of rich musical styles, talents, and artistic flair that cannot be beat. Some of the best festivals can be found throughout the continent of Africa, and here we break it down so you can be sure to see the best ones and get the most out of your time on the continent. Courtesy of mosaicnorthafrica.com International Festival [...]

  • Kadealo, Innovative African Architecture

Innovative African Architecture

By |2020-05-16T16:28:26+00:00May 2nd, 2020|

In the last few years, Africa has been creating some truly innovative designs in architecture, many of which focus on solving city planning problems in urban areas, whilst others focus on economic and ecological sustainability, and tackling environmental problems. Others are simply architectural statements to encourage economic projects in African architecture, such as Kenya's ongoing aspiration to build a 'Silicon Savannah': Massive investment in the technology industry and an ambitious infrastructure deemed a “Techno City” which would support 200,000 people. This article will take a look at some of the most innovative designs and projects in African Architecture.  Economic Innovations in African [...]

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