Three years ago, MallforAfrica joined the raft of Nigerian tech start-ups attracting private equity and venture capital backing.
South Africa’s largest shopping center development to date, the $340 million Mall of Africa, will be fully operational in 17 days — on 28 April 2016.
Illusionists flown in from Spain, flowers imported from France, or an R&B superstar flown in from the United States.
The growing trend of Fashion Weeks across the African continent challenges the notion that global fashion starts in the northern hemisphere.
As the ranks of black middle and upper classes have swelled in the 20 years since South Africa’s first democratic election, so too have the aspirations of a wealthy new elite.