Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

FAB Video: MIT stumbled on 15-year-old scouring trash bins for parts. What he’s built will leave you astounded

Massachusetts Institute of Technology discovered Kelvin Doe living in sheer poverty yet the IT genius was able to invent lots of amazing things. 15-year-old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for … Continue reading

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FAB Exclusive: Tamu Thomas of Kenema Speaks Fashion, Fabrics and FABness

In January 2014 we brought you the debut collection for Sierra Leonean label Kenema, an emerging label birthed from the cultures, landscapes and sounds of the third largest city in Sierra Leone eponymous with the brand, transmitting a contemporary narrative … Continue reading

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FAB Lookbook: Sierra Leoneian Label Kenema Presents Debut Collection “Interlude”

It is no secret that here at FAB we are huge fans of prints, so we were delighted to discover the debut Kenema collection titled “Interlude” – a unisex collection of printastic streetwear, inspired by a love of 90s hip-hop … Continue reading

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FAB Event: 4th Annual Ankara Festival and African Fashion Show LA 2013

The fourth edition of the Ankara Festival Los Angeles 2013, ‘AFLA 13’, held at The Avalon in Hollywood drew a crowd of on fashion enthusiasts both from California and across
the country to experience one of the largest and most diverse … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: ECOWAS President Approves Ecowas Fashion Week During the 38th Annual Ecowas Anniversary Celebration

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) will organize its first fashion week in October this year to enable designers, manufacturers, sellers and buyers of African fabrics to reap full dividends.
Some well-known fashion designers have used African fabrics like … Continue reading

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FAB Fashion: ECOWAS Fashion Week 2013 Coming Soon

Africa is about to be hit by an epoch-making fashion event – ECOWAS Fashion Week 2013 is currently in the pipeline and the event will not just benefit ECOWAS countries only, but the continent as well.

Founded in 1975 and headquartered … Continue reading

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Report: Nigeria 20th Saddest Place to Live in the World

Despite a flourishing fashion and entertainment industry and booming middle class, Nigeria has ranked as the 20th saddest place to live in the whole world according to the Legatum Prosperity Index.
In its analysis, Forbes Magazine stated: “The best of the … Continue reading

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FAB News: Women For Africa Launch Inaugural Awards Ceremony

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” Maya Angelou
Women For Africa The Women For Africa Awards UK 2012 on Saturday 19th May 2012 at the Great Hall, Hornton Street ,Kensington, London, W8 7NX. … Continue reading

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100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE OF AFRICA by Juliana Oladipo

 
The latest issue of New African Magazine highlights the 100 most influential people of Africa in a continent that has over 1 billion inhabitants.
Big names from the world of politics, sport, business and the media were highlighted while many were … Continue reading

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I am FAB Gallery 2

Welcome to I AM FAB Gallery – the brand new section of the FAB Blog solely devoted to you. Your images and answers to our FAB questions will be displayed in our ‘I AM FAB’ gallery in a bid to … Continue reading

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