Awalebiz a IATF

Accompagné de l'ADEPME, Awalebiz a eu l'honneur et le plaisir de participer à l'IATF (Salon Commercial Intra-Africain) qui s'est tenu du 8 au 15 novembre 2023 au Caire (Egypte). Cette participation nous a permis d'entrer en contact avec des entreprises africaines de différents secteurs (Beauté, Agroalimentaire, Mode, Textile, Maroquinerie, Art etc.) et...

19/11/2019

African textiles

African textiles Let’s discover African fabrics. People usually think of Wax fabric when talking about african textiles but as we told you on a previous article, the wax fabric comes from Indonesia, where in the 19th century, the Dutch colonizers, inspired by Javanese batik, resumed this dyeing method by applying wax to better fix the colors. If there...

24/10/2019

Do you know the GELE?

Do you know the GELE? Do you know the GELE (pronounce GEY LEY)? It is that big colorful headscarf that African ladies and especially Nigerian ladies often wear. They wrap it like a flower corolla around their head and it gives them a Queen stature. More specifically, the GELE is the headwrapping of Yoruba people from West Africa (Benin, Nigeria,...

24/10/2019

The woven loincloth, a staple of African fashion

The woven loincloth, a staple of African fashion The woven loincloth is the African textile par excellence. It is steeped in the traditions of many peoples as the fabric of the great opportunities and great ceremonies. Nowadays loincloth woven garments are becoming increasingly rare because of the particularly heavy nature of the fabric. But so far...

24/10/2019

Fabulous Fashion shot “Les indomptables”

Fabulous Fashion shot “Les indomptables” Fashion Alert in Mali : “Les Indomptables” is a magical fashion collaboration, the story of two beautiful and fierce women. Shots were taken at the horse stables of Bamako equestrian field. Models Mah Coulibaly and Fathy Diarra are beautifully captured by Coralie Rabadan in clothes by Mariah Bocoum, the...

24/10/2019

Ten places to visit in Benin

Ten places to visit in Benin Formerly named ‘Latin Quarter of Africa’ ‘, Benin is a country known for its cultural diversity. As every African country, it is full of old stories and emblematic places to visit. Here’s an overview of the landmarks of the former Dahomey. Possotomé The municipality of Possotomé is famous for its thermal...

24/10/2019

Mojito recipe

Mojito recipe Sorry, this entry is only available in French . For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Ingrédients -Eau gazeuse glacée ou spirit -5 citrons verts non traités -1 bouquet de menthe -4 cuillères à soupe de sucre -4 pailles...

24/10/2019

Some virtues of henna on the body

Some virtues of henna on the body Many know him as the ‘plant of Paradise’. Henna is a small plant whose leaves when dried and powdered dye used. It is also called mehndi, anella, neigh … it is a widely used sheet among African women. They use it mostly to color the nails, make tattoos. In addition to his aesthetic use, henna also has...

24/10/2019

The Tabaski Festival, a highlight of religious and cultural life in Senegal

The Tabaski Festival, a highlight of religious and cultural life in Senegal Sorry, this entry is only available in French . For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. La Tabaski, c’est le nom donné à la fête de l’Aïd-el-Kébir en Afrique de...

23/10/2019

Coconut Oil for your beauty

Coconut Oil for your beauty One of the latest trends in beauty and hair care is coconut oil. It is simple: We hear about it and see it everywhere. Manufactured from the coconut flesh, coconut oil is especially used virgin (cold pressed, non refined and without chemical treatment) as nourishing care for your hair and skin. Here’s to you the benefits...

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