Niamey, Niger (PANA)  -  Ahead of the 33rd African Union Summit scheduled for 7 - 8 July in Niamey, a special edition of the International African Fashion Festival (FIMA) opened Thursday evening in the Nigerien capital, PANA reported here. This 12th edition of FIMA, sponsored by the First Lady of Niger, [...]
©- - 05 july 2019 - 10:56:55 - thread Culture (219 words)


Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - Speaking ahead of World Fashion Day, a day marked yearly on 21 August to celebrate and commemorate the glory, spirit and art of fashion throughout the world, and to highlight national, regional and international achievements in the fashion world over the past year, stakeholder in [...]
©- - 23 august 2017 - 13:29:33 - thread Culture (971 words)


Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The tremendous opportunity for Africa’s fashion industry will attract global attention at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in India, from 22 - 26 May. In a press statement here Friday, the AfDB media channel said that an estimated 3,000 Annual Meetings [...]
©- - 12 may 2017 - 14:49:44 - thread Culture (538 words)


Lomé, Togo (PANA) - A Niger fashion designer, Alphadi, on Monday called for the development of the textile industry and fashion in Africa. Alphadi, whose real name is Sidhamed Seidnaly, made the call during a roundtable on the "Development of the textile industry and fashion in Africa: Challenges and Prospects" during [...]
©- - 28 april 2014 - 21:28:21 - thread Culture (283 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The sixth edition of the Senegalese-Malian fashion week will be held from 30 April to 10 May in the Malian capital, Bamako, organizers told PANA here on Friday. Morocco is attending as a guest country but participants will be attending from more than 20 countries, including Burkina [...]
©- - 11 april 2014 - 14:09:15 - thread Culture (111 words)


Lomé, Togo (PANA) - The Togolese designer, Desmo Design, will on 22 March showcase his collection on the theme "Water" in the capital, Lomé to highlight the importance of the precious natural resource to the world. The designer, whose real name is Modeste Mensah, told a press conference in Lomé on [...]
©- - 12 march 2014 - 16:20:32 - thread Culture (342 words)


Lome, Togo (PANA) – The Togolese capital, Lome, will 2-5 May host the third edition of the international fashion festival, dubbed Elima, sources close to organizers told PANA here Thursday. The festival, founded by Mrs Limda Awesso, a well-known figure in African dress making, is expected to highlight the values of [...]
©- - 25 april 2013 - 16:04:14 - thread Culture (117 words)


Lome, Togo (PANA) - A dozen fashion designers and about 40 models from several African countries attended the African beauty and creativity gala night held on Saturday by Fashion Biennale (BIMOD 228) in Lomé, the capital of Togo. About 3,000 spectators attended the event, which lasted almost three hours, mixing color [...]
©- - 11 november 2012 - 16:39:15 - thread Culture (305 words)


Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Exhibiting fabrics made of a mixture of "Samacaca, silk, velvet, synthetic hessian cloth and tulle", Angolan designer Avelino do Nascimento, Monday captured the attention of the audience at the opening of an International Fashion Festival, dubbed “AMAKA”, in the Zambian capital, Lusaka. PANA, quoting the Angolan News [...]
©- - 11 october 2012 - 11:57:08 - thread Culture (156 words)


Niamey, Niger (PANA) - The eighth International Festival of African Fashion (FIMA) will be held 23-27 November, 2011, in Niamey, promoter Seidnaly Sidhamed, told a press conference here Wednesday. The big fashion show will be held in La Pilule, a beach located about 10 kilometres from the capital, Niamey, next to [...]
©- - 27 july 2011 - 14:28:02 - thread Culture (172 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese fashion designer Oumou Sy on Tuesday in Dakar paid tribute to Senegalese-Guinean top model Katoucha Niane, who died in Paris i n December 2007, praising her commitment to uplifting the living standard of rur a l women. ''I regard Katoucha as my daughter, my [...]
©- - 24 june 2009 - 08:43:00 - thread Culture (278 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- "Excision is a real phenomenon and even a real scourge w hich is causing ravages in the region of Matam," Senegalese designer, Assane Fal l , declared Wednesday. "I created this collection to denounce phenomenon that disturb the life of the y oung girls of [...]
©- - 17 june 2009 - 20:52:00 - thread Culture (281 words)