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Mini South African Film Festival to be held at London’s Mella Centre

17th December 2013 |

A brand new space dedicated to promoting African culture opened last month in the prime location of Oxford Street. Still undiscovered by many, The Mella Centre which houses a number of independent traders as well as a vegan cafe is … Read More

[Competition] Win goodies from The South is Blooming: An eclectic boutique for all things South African

24th October 2012 |


Originally started as a blog, South African online boutique The South is Blooming became a ‘mix store’ selling an eclectic range of homeware, fashion accessories and baby goods. Having recently branched out into music, art prints … Read More

[Iamthenublack] Artwell Nwaila of The South African Creative Network

9th April 2012 |


Introduce yourself

My name is Artwell Nwaila the founder and editor of SA Creative Network and I’m also a creative editor for a magazine. I’m a qualified fine artist and professional photographer.

The reason I created … Read More

[Film Screening] The Creators: Art & activism in South Africa – Feb 12th @ The Exhibit

28th January 2012 |


Critical Perspective and The Film Hub have teamed up to screen ‘The Creators’, a documentary exploring art and activism in the reconstruction of postapartheid South Africa.

About the film

The story begins in the mind of Cashril Plus, … Read More

[Interior Design] Design Team Fabrics: African inspired textiles

19th October 2011 |

DT Designs cc trading as Design Team is a textile design business focusing on the design, print and conversion of South African inspired textiles. Contemporary, topical designs form the basis of our fabric collections, rather than the already well represented … Read More

[trailer] Dear Mandela

24th August 2011 |

“Being poor in life doesn’t mean you are poor in mind.”


When Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa, his government was faced with a seemingly insurmountable task: providing a better life … Read More

currently watching: The Noisettes – Kilimanjaro

25th March 2011 |

This is beautiful – Shingai is so beautiful, and her voice….my goodness! This song was inspired by the Noisettes’ journey to Malawi earlier this year where the band played the Lake of Stars Festival last year.

via whatilookedattoday

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iamthenublack: Funeka Ngwevela

23rd August 2010 |

introduce yourself

My name is Funeka Ngwevela; I’m a 22yr old model and aspiring stylist from Johannesburg (South Africa). Second hand and vintage shops are the best things that have happened to my wardrobe. I love the 1920s … Read More

The Smarteez

23rd June 2010 |

Holy Macaroni Batman…I’m salivating right now.

For Dazed June’s South Africa special, I spent an afternoon in downtown Johannesburg with four young designers from Soweto, a DIY fashion “crew” called the Smarteez. Kepi, Sibu. Floyd and Thabo took me to … Read More