Ricafrica Helping African Creativity Go Global: Fort Lauderdale Fashion Editorial

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Ricafrica is featured in the Va-Va-Vroom, February 2019, fashion editorial of Fort Lauderdale, a Florida based, award-winning magazine. Thanks to a collaboration, led by Rachel Jimenez Penca of Rachel J Styling, a wardrobe styling, personal shopping and consulting business in Chicago and Los Angeles, the Lerato multi-layer gold choker from Ricafrica.com was featured in a …

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Black History Month: Ubuntu in Action

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‘Ubuntu’, one of Ricafrica’s values, describes the communal and interconnected quality of African culture. Ubuntu has its roots in the Zulu phrase, ‘Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu’, which literally translates to, ‘a person is a person through another person’. It is also often translated as ‘I am because we are’ or ‘humanity towards others’. Former Archbishop and Nobel …

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Gerald Karaku

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Gerald is tailor who is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Gerald makes all the head wraps that are sold on Ricafrica.com. Head Wraps hold ancient cultural and spiritual significance in African communities that have persisted through generations. Click here to view products by Gerald.

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Yiankaso Ole Musei

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Much of the beadwork sold by Ricafrica is sourced from Maasai artisans and traders. Yiankaso, who is pictured did the final assembly of Maasai beaded earrings available on our website. The Maasai tribe, located in the Central and Southern part of Kenya and Northern part of Tanzania, is well known for its traditional handmade bead …

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Peter Nyambara

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Although Peter is currently based in South Africa, he is half Kenyan, half Ethiopian. Says he got into the business of making and selling African creative goods because he was born into it; His mother was an entrepreneur, doing the same. Peter said when he was younger his mother would give him a sales quota …

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Naturelle

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Naturelle is a young company that was founded by Sarah Chitambo (pictured) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sarah is a multidisciplinary creative working in both the fashion and film industries in South Africa.  Her fashion line, Naturelle, uses African and urban influences to create unique apparel for the global citizen.   FEATURED PRODUCTS  

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Suave Kenya

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Suave is all about breathing new life into old. We work with second hand traders, factories and tanneries where we source our material from off cut fabrics and unwanted leather. Our brand ethos is Sustainable Fashion through revitalization and repurposing.

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Ricafrica Selected as Finalist for South Side Pitch

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On Monday October 1, 2018 the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship announced that Ricafrica will be 1 of 5 finalists to compete in the 5th Annual South Side Pitch competition. South Side Pitch is a celebration of innovation happening south of Chicago’s skyline. “We are very excited and honored to make it this far in the …

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Audrey Jewellery

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Creating their own range of Jewellery has always been a passion and dream for the two Sisters Aude and Verona Loemba.  Audrey Jewellery gets inspired from the African and European fashion trends. The two sisters have worked hard to create a variety of handmade and custom made jewelry accessible to all, in various designs, colors …

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Pretty & Co.

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Pretty and Co. is a business based in Johannesburg South Africa, which was founded by Pretty (featured image). Pretty partners with a variety of artisans and designers to create traditional and modern jewelry. Click here to see products by Pretty & Co. Featured Products

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