Benin Fashion Changing Lives

A country known for exporting raw cotton, Benin is increasingly gaining notoriety in the local and international fashion industry. The increasing demand for handcrafted African fashion is also positively affecting the country as a whole. Several international campaigns have joined efforts to further empower the Beninese people while sharing the beauty of their culture and…

Banyana Banyana and the Mighty Warriors Elevating Women’s Football in Africa

  Two African women’s football (soccer) teams–South Africa’s Banyana Banyana and Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors–are giving the sport a long-awaited boost with their recent appearances at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Despite the fact that both teams were eliminated before reaching the quarter finals, the athletes impressed spectators and grew their fanbase with their solid skills and…