Adiat Disu

Nigeria’s Adiat Disu is a force to reckon in the world of African fashion. She is the founder of The African Fashion Week, New York, President of Adiree Fashion Agency and the brains behind non-profit organization, Fashion Feeds Foundation.


Adesina Mutiu-Okediran

Nigeria’s Mutui Okediran is a web designer who also enjoys photography immensely.  His website showcases some of his work.

Edi Gathegi

Kenyan born Edi is a rising Hollywood star, having starred in the most recent X-Men installation, X-Men First Class. Edi is also known for his role in the vampire flick Twilight as Laurent.


Mustafa Hassanali

Tanzania’s Mustafa is one of the most recognized designers in Africa. A man ahead of his times, Mustafa’s work is refreshing and bewitching. He is also the brains behind The Swahili Fashion Week, an annual week dedicated to fashion in Tanzania, The Harusi Trade Fair, an annual wedding exhibition slated for November 2011 and The Tanzania Women Entrepreneurs and Networking Development Exposition (TWENDE), a forum for women entrepreneurs.

Rafiy Smith Okefolahan

Benin’s Rafiy is a talented artist from Porto Novo. He is the force behind the cultural movement to promote artists in Benin. Here is more on his efforts In order to view the gallery of his work, check out his page.

Dayo Olopade

Dayo is a Nigerian-American journalist with a keen interest in technology in Africa. She believes that Africa has a lot to teach the rest of the world about innovation. For more on her thoughts have a peek at her website or follow her on twitter.

Sabrina Iyadede

Sabrina Iyadede image from www.ladybrillemag.com

Rwanda’s Sabrina was born and raised in Rwanda until the genocide forced her and her family to relocate to Belgium. Despite her sad past Sabrina managed to step up and pursue her passion, music. She talks to Ladybrille about her life and work.