Blazers, bow ties, bling, traditional prints and modern twists — Get inspired and get to know eight of the best West and Southern African street style bloggers.
Words Helen Jennings
Pipped To The Punchline
A Ghanaian and a Nigerian walk into a comedy club. One says to the other — is this some kind of joke? Well, it isn’t. The comedy scene in Africa is a serious business that’s made a big international leap over the last decade or so, but who’s cracking the jokes, and which audiences are laughing the hardest?
Words Nana Ocran
With only three percent of Nigeria’s rainforest remaining, the Afi Mountain Drill Ranch, a primate conservation centre, is not only critically-important in preventing the extinction of important species but offers wildlife lovers an unforgettable experience in southeastern Nigeria.
Words Rosie Collyer photograhy Jonathan Perugia
A Voice For The Voiceless
Upon the release of her 11th studio album, Eve, and autobiography, Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, critically acclaimed and Grammy award-winning artist, Angelique Kidjo, tells Wings why women are the future of Africa.
Words Belinda Otas
Africa In Focus
African photography has experienced a surge of interest in recent years. As London’s The Auction Rooms hosts The African Contemporary Photography Auction, Wings delights in the cream of the crop.
Words Emma Woodhouse
In advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 230 former street children from 19 countries, aged 13 to 17, were brought together in football’s spiritual home, Brazil, to compete in a unique tournament of their own — The Street Child World Cup.
Words Larissa Clark Photography courtesy of Street Child
For diners looking for a unique culinary experience, chef’s tables can be found across London in sommelier’s dens, busy hotel Michelin-starred restaurants, and tucked inside humble hot dog and tapas eateries.
Words Rocky Casale
Today Nigerian filmmakers are determined to recapture the image of their country for international audiences. Screening at world film festivals, their work has wowed audiences with style, storytelling and ideas. Inspired by the launch of Nadia Denton’s guide for Nigerian filmmakers, BFI Southbank is launching an exciting weekend of talks, screenings and networking, in association with Arik Air. Beyond Nollywood will showcase the work of new ...
From pillow menus to sleep-inspiring podcasts and snacks to help you unwind, hotels are offering special services and amenities to encourage guests to get a better night’s sleep.
Words Emma Forrest
For The Win
A satirical guide for Nigerian fans in the event of a superlative Super Eagles performance.
Words Tolu Ogunlesi