Famine in the Horn of Africa

Imagine not knowing when your next meal will be. The drought in the Horn of Africa has turned into a famine; thousands of families are going without food and water. We can help them.

MY Africa is a Continent

Africa has been assumed to be a state — a single country — rather than the continent of 54 independent states, hundreds of nationalities, and thousands of languages that it is.

Recipes To Your Favorite African Foods

We have recipes to some of your favorite African foods. From finger foods to intricate soups, we've got you covered. Feel free to grab a pot and get to work!

The Latest in African Fashion At Your Fingertips

Fashionistas will melt at the beautiful African-inspired clothing lines and outfits. Pieces from both established and up-coming designers are at your disposal!

Our Music Is Unbeatable

We bring you the LATEST music straight from Africa! We also promote up-coming African musicians in the area. Turn up your volume and get ready to dance!

IKEA Foundation Donates $62 Million to Dadaab Refugee Complex


UNHCR is pleased to announce today that we have received a $62 million donation from the IKEA Foundation geared towards expanding emergency relief for the thousands of people at the world’s largest refugee complex in Dadaab, Kenya.

Country of the Day


Benin
(Republic of Benin)
Benin is located in West Africa.

Blu Tree


We're Beyond The DMV


These are our page views so far today.
We want to thank our supports from outside the United States!

From Canada to Australia!

We appreciate everything.

Just As Much Mine...


FANCY Jollof Rice


Yes. It was delicious!

Generations


Gala. Snack of Champions


Ankara Clutch


Does this clutch look familiar? Maybe it's because you've seen the material on our site before!

Check out these adorable wedges from Urban Outfitters that use the same material HERE.

The Scholar


Rogue


Ghost Town



Ecote Architectural Wedges


Urban Outfitters is selling these cute ankara wedges for $59.
I thought I made a post about these earlier, but apparently I just posted two separate posts.

Anyway, these wedges are not only comfortable; they're segzy and scream "Look at me!"

Purchase them here!

Featured Supporter: Fennella


Men's Fashion: Ankara Bow Shirt


Africa


Mooz-LUM The Movie



Afrique Fundraiser For Change : 4 Missions, 3 Countries, 1 Goal


Please RSVP on the Facebook Event Page Here

When:  Saturday, September 17 2011
 
Where: Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center
                3300 Briggs Chaney Road
                Silver Spring, MD

Time: 8:00am - 7:00pm 
 

Afrofusion: A Fusion of Photography,Fashion & Culture


This Event is brought to you by L'Afropolitan PR and Special Events

AFROFUSION is a networking event; the featured designers will be displaying their pieces. During our showcase models will modeling their pieces, and our featured photographer will also be giving complimentary headshots. 

L'Afropolitan will be celebrating afro trends,hairstyles, music and fashion and also the accomplishments of certain desginers, photographers, stylists, models and djs!


Featured Supporter: Bishop Sakyi



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Representing Ghana! Photobucket

Name: Bishop Sakyi

He's a native of Riverdale, Maryland.
Bishop a recent graduate of The University of Maryland (College Park).
 He was the former president of the African Students Association at his university.

DJ Smooth


DJ Smooth (Maryland, USA)

DJ SMOOTH has one of those rare talents that captivates and excites listeners as soon as he blesses the Tables. He has the style, energy, and the ability to move the crowd in ways you won't soon forget.  

GO Hollywood Swagger

Somalia Now Happy Hour Fundraiser

You are cordially invited to join Riyo Public Relations and friends for the “Somalia Now” happy hour fundraiser.
 

Daniel Azu


Can't Believe It Tenor Sax Cover by Daniel Azu   


Jupiter Love Tenor Sax Cover by Daniel Azu


Little Miss Jocelyn: Episode 3 - Season 2

Mrs. Omokorede





N-dub City

Group Name: N-dub City
Artist: C.woke, Fresh-T, Neydu, Showbiz
Location: USA. Maryland
Hometown: Nigeria
Genre: Rap


We Are The Horn

"We Are The Horn - The East Africa Project" is a new non-profit organization. 
Their mission is to raise awareness and funds to allocate them to all the problems back home, specifically the famine/drought that is headlining all news stations right now. 

We love the idea of an organization solely dedicated to help our brothers and sisters in the Horn of Africa. We urge all of our supporters to encourage and support this organization in order to better the lives of many Africans.

Follow them on Twitter here
'Like' them on Facebook here

The Signature All African Party II

African Recipes: Bismati Rice


Stewed Beef on  Mixed Basmati Rice

Ingredients
2 cups long grain Basmati rice
1 cup mixed vegetables ( defrosted)
1/4 cup groundnut oil
2 cups stewed tomatoes (you can buy it canned in any grocery store)
1/2 medium size onion (chopped)
1tsp chopped garlic
1tsp  chopped ginger
1tsp curry + 1/2 tsp thyme leaves
2 bullion cubes ( Knorr or maggi)
~1tspn salt *to taste*

BOSHOK Clothing


BOSHOK by Victor Umeh is a t-shirt clothing line aimed at educating people on countries in Africa and the political and cultural problems Africans deal with.
It is meant for people from Africa to represent where they come from and to give people who aren't African the opportunity to identify with countries in Africa.

BOSHOK stands for Blood Of Slaves Hearts Of Kings. 


Boshok is the OFFICIAL clothing line for African Pride

Check out the full clothing line here 
Check out their FB fan page here
 Follow Victor Umeh on Twitter here


Inspiration.



DJ KL Oong Alias Suya Swagger

DJ KL Oong is a man of many hats; a DJ of almost all musical genres, an amazing suya maker, and an engineer in the making.
 For almost two years he has kept the DMV dancing and well-fed.
 More of DJ KL Oong can be found here

The Afropolitan Collection by Eniola Hundeyin

The Afropolitan is as much an idea as it is a way of life. Fusing a rich and vibrant African fashion legacy with a contemporary metropolitan style, the result is an innovative, yet timeless concept, highlighting the self assured individuality of the modern African woman. 




Belle.


Nabiha Bensouda


Nabiha Bensouda is a Danish singer/songwriter with North-West African roots (Gambia, Mali and Morocco) influenced by a variety of genres of music, from her mother’s Malian lullabies to Disco, Soul, Reggae, Rock, R&B, and Electronica.



IDEOS Android Phone Launches in Kenya

Google and Huawei have launched a very competitively priced Android smartphone in Kenya today, called the IDEOS. It is being sold for 8,000 Ksh ($100)

Flamingos in Kenya


Aerial shot of lesser flamingos congregating near the geysers of Lake Bogoria, Kenya
Photo by Paul & Paveena McKenzie

VOGUE Africa

If ONLY this were real...

Ms. Parker-Kodjoe in Kiki Clothing

Nicole Ari Parker-Kodjoe spotted wearing an ankara shift dress by Ghana-based Nigerian designer, Titi Ademola‘s label – KIKI Clothing.

Mediterranean Coast

The Mediterranean coast in Alexandria, Egypt

Photo by Ernie R.

Khatmiyya Sufi Mosque

Khatmiyya Sufi Mosque in East Sudan, by Jane Waite

Warriors


Beauty is Her Name


I Sea You


Our Children


Siblings


Beauty in Me


Zulu Children

Zulu children in traditional costumes.
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