All posts in Africa

What does Steve Jobs, P Square, Samsung and Azonto have in common? – The art of copying well.

The Ghanaian genre/dance Azonto has taken the world by storm with millions of youtube hits and everyone and their mum making videos of themselves dancing Azonto. However anything that gains followers will also gain copy cats and in this instance the copying comes from non other that Ghana’s bigger neighbour […]

 

Nike Celebrates Black History Month. Be Bold. Be True.

We are loving the Nike Black History Month add, especially the African tribal art infused in it.   Have a look at it and tell us what you think.

 

The Price Tag

Just recently one of my male friends proposed to his long-time girlfriend. It was one of the best news I’d heard in months. After all, after dating for five years or so, there was always this unspoken silence whenever he and fiancée came around for any social gathering that included […]

 

Kayobi is taking part in social me

I will be taking part in Social Media Week Lagos on the Change Makers panel with Gabrielle Smith Roxanne L. Scott & Patrica Patton http://bit.ly/WdlAzu Who’s coming to Lagos? Our creative director Kwabena Oppong Boateng will be on the panel and will be bringing his experience with kayobi, Ghana Decides and Nkanee to the table. Are you […]

 

Oh Chale T-shirt

  Vincent – Making them say Oh Chale – all the way in Holland – available on http:// www.shop.kayobiclothing.com or order in Ghana by phone 0208098569

 

Mens cut and sew collection

KOB – Temporary Gentlemen Collection Sample – hit or miss?  

 

New Year Sale

Hi guys, Happy new Year and thanks for a fantastic 2012.  We are clearing out old stock your favorite African inspired t-shirts and have reduced your all our sale tees to £14.99 / $24.36 Don’t Miss Out on our biggest sale ever. Get your tees here: http://www.shop.kayobiclothing.com  Stock Left Mens […]

 

REDEFINING MYSELF

  I am not my hair, I am not this skin, I am not your expectation, no’…..It seems like yesterday when I first heard India Arie belt out these lyrics to her hit song; ‘I am not my hair’. Interestingly enough, if I remember clearly, that was the same year […]

 

Beauty, Colour and All things African- African Fashion Week, 2012

             To call myself a Fashionista on any ‘normal’ day in Elsie’s world would be huge overstatement. After all, my personal style is predominantly androgynous with staples such as white tees, skinny jeans, blazers and brogues. So you can imagine how anxious I felt about going to the Africa Fashion […]

 

Abby Ross’ photographs: a brighter future for women in DRC

«If any female feels she need anything beyond herself to legitimate and validate her existence, she is already giving away her power to be self-defining, her agency.» (bell hooks)  About the project: These are portraits of women who have been victims of sexual violence. As a result they’ve been abandoned […]

 

20 percent OFF all our products

To celebrate the Olympics we are giving 20 percent OFF all our products – simply use discount code OLYMPICS at the check out. http://www.shop.kayobiclothing.com/ Happy shopping  

 

#MandelaStory

«It always seems impossible, until it is done» (Nelson Mandela)  Would our nation’s father, Nelson Mandela, have spent 27 years in prison if he had access to the same technology, social media platforms, instant sharing apps and global monitoring tools as we do today? It’s a question asked by Prezence Digital. […]

 
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