Category Archives: Around The World

25 Designers, 20 Shows Over Four Days At The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg March 7-10 2012

25 designers in 20 Shows over four days will give the country a preview of Autumn/Winter collections when Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg runs from March 7-10.   South Africa’s pre-eminent Autumn/Winter fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg presented by AFI is being held for the first time in an exciting rooftop venue at sophisticated Hyde…

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Wole Soyinka Endorses Mai Nasara – Winner Of The Nigeria Prize For Literature

On Monday, February 6, the Nigeria LNG Limited hosted the public presentation of the winner of the 2011 Nigeria Prize for Literature – Adeleke Adeyemi, who goes by the pen name Mai Nasara.   Adeleke Adeyemi(Mai Nasara) LNG Winner 2011 Babs Omotowa Gabriel Okara   The event held at the Nigeria Institute for International Affairs…

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Nigerian Fashion & Accessories Designers To Showcase At London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012

The British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the inaugural International Fashion Showcase to take place during London Fashion Week, February 2012. 19 embassies and cultural institutes across London will open their doors and display the work of over 80 international emerging designers. The public, together with international press and buyers, will…

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The Africa Digital Schools Project From British Council & Microsoft Partners in Learning

 41 teachers embrace ICT and school leaders from Ghana and Nigeria get trained in leadership skills, ICT innovation and integration in teaching and learning. Teachers, district officers and school heads, drawn from Lagos, Abuja, Rivers, Kano, Imo and Edo states are in Ghana where they are being trained as digital ambassadors and school leadership facilitators,…

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2012 Fashion Week Schedules Released: New York, London, Milan & Paris

 Fashion Week will return to the fashion capitals of the world this January/February as New York, London, Milan, Paris are at the forefront of fashion events globally. Each September and February industry experts make their way these cities to see what’s in store for the following fashion season. New York, London, Milan, Paris are home…

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Governance & Leadership: The Nigeria Symposium For Young & Emerging Leaders

The Central Working Committee (CWC) for The Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders has unveiled the full list of Keynote Speakers, Lead-ins, and Discussants at the historic event, which will gather young Nigerian leaders from across the country to discuss governance and leadership. The Symposium holds on 11 & 12 January 2012 at the…

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Baileys Fashion Lounge Networking Xmas Charity Edition

Fashion Lounge is wrapping up the year in style! Baileys Fashion Lounge Xmas Edition features a Charity Fashion Auction by top designers such as Grey, Kiki Kamanu, Kinabuti, Rouch, Rouge Valleri, Litterati, Moofa, Prima Rouge, Lola Buttons and more, Special appearances and guests such as SDC, IK Osakioduwa, Mai Atafo, Bridget Awosika,Jumai Shaba, Oc Ukeji,…

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It’s Raining Men….Halleluiah! Beth Model Management Africa & Martini Unveils The Final 10

BETH Model Management Africa in conjunction with Martini presents Male Model Search 2011, the first male Model Search in Nigeria. The finale taking place this Saturday, the 15th of December 2011 at Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos will showcase designs from new and upcoming fashion designers including Shem, Orange Culture, Beautique and Grey.…

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