day : 01/09/2012 15 results

Heritage Threads

It's not just wax print that's having a moment. Designers are successfully incorporating a range of African fabrics and motifs in their covetable collections. Words Enyinne Owunwanne

Caring 2.0

Eight ways to be a responsible traveller, and make a real and lasting difference. Words Nadia Margaret

Gallivanter – 12

.blockback {color: white; background: #009fd1; padding: 4px; } Village Halloween Parade 31 October New York City At this eye-popping annual parade on 6th Avenue between Spring Street and 16th Street, New York City takes the global tradition of carnival and masquerade and turns it on its head. The atmosphere at the 39th annual Village Halloween Parade is less of a po-faced All Hallow's Eve ritual and more a one-helluva-good-time Halloween party. Expect costumes ranging from standard ghosts ...
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This Time for Africa

There are four years to go until Rio 2016. There's time then to alter the games in order to be advantageous to the African continent. Words Tolu Ogunlesi

Hey! Mr. Deejay!

Since superstar D'Banj topped UK charts in 2012, Afrobeats music has burst onto the mainstream. How did a cross-pollination of musical genres played in tiny clubs make West Africa so cool? Words Nana Ocran - Photography Boombox Television & Jonathan Perugia

Renaissance Nation

Angola's musical and cultural tapestry springs from its frenetic energy. In this soul-tingling part of equatorial Africa, diverse influences coalesce into a booming, modern culture unlike anywhere else in the world. Words Benjamin Lebrave


An emotionally responsive wine decanter, suya in the city and drinks with a view - this is food and drink to travel distances for. Words Emma Woodhouse

Blue-Sky Business

Cloud computing is revolutionising business around the globe, says David Politis, founder and CEO of BetterCloud. How do African companies stand to benefit from staying ahead of the technological curve? Words David Politis

Good Migrations – 12

2Face Idibia is one of Nigeria's biggest musical exports, with five albums under his belt including the hit song, African Queen. He tells Wings about his nigerian retreat and the journey that defined his career. Interview Belinda Otas

African Identities

A few years ago, the term 'Afropolitan' came to define a modern movement in creative realms from fashion to literature. Then came Afropeans, Afro-optimists and Afropreneurs. Wings explores the ideas and subcultures defining an era. Words Belinda Otas
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