Tag Archives: Swahili

OB Fresh: Yemi Alade – Na Gode (Swahili Version)

The Christmas songs just keep rolling in! Remember when MAMAs 2015 ‘Best Female’ act, YemiAlade has released the French version of her hit song ‘Johnny’? She just did the same with her inspirational track, ‘Na Gode’. Still produced by Selebobo, the track sees Yemi switching vocal arrangements and lyrics to Swahili! Check on it below!…

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Artful & Fun! East African Brand ChiChia London Delights With The ‘Hadithi Hadithi’ SS’15 Collection

Hadithi Hadithi, which literally means ‘Story Story’ in Swahili serves as the primary inspiration for this collection. For Spring/Summer 2015, the London-based designer Christine Mhando looks back at one of her favourite pass times as a child…story time! The unique prints have been specially designed and selected to evoke a sense of nostalgic fun in…

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Tanzanian Jewellery Brand URU Presents Exclusive Range Of Hand-Crafted Diamonds

Inspired by African traditions and designs, “URU” is an old Swahili term for a diamond, a precious stone used as a decorative and luxurious adornment since ancient times.  In 2009 in Dar es Salaam, the first URU bracelet was created using locally sourced rough diamonds, gold and black fishing line, identical to that used on…

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