Africa Utopia is back at the Southbank Centre for another year and TRUE Africa will be hosting a panel workshop to help you grow your presence on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. Find out more here.
We’ve assembled an impressive and eclectic lineup – they may all be from Ghana but they’ve achieved success in varied fields.
Wiyaala is an incredible Afro-pop musician who’s known for winning two awards at the All Africa Music Awards for her first single Rock My Body, as well as promoting the rights of women and children in her music and activism.
She has over 100,000 Facebook followers who follow her every move as she performs all over the world. She’ll be jetting into London from Agadir in Morocco to share how she gets gigs via social media.
Dior Bediako left her job in high fashion to help other young people secure the careers of their dreams… or at least help them get through the daily grind on the way to the top.
Waaaah! We can barely believe that in 24 hours #TheJuniorNetwork would have launched and we'll officially open the application process! • Our amazing industry speakers for the launch event tomorrow include: – •Henry Holland – Founder of @houseofholland – • Alice Casely-Hayford – Fashion Editor at @refinery29uk – • Clara Mercer – Communications Director at @britishfashioncouncil – • Adam Shapiro – Founder of @l52world – • Pip Jamieson – Founder of @the_dots_uk THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS
She’s just launched her members club ‘The Junior Network’ to inspire, advise and connect young people in fashion.
She keeps her fans inspired by going behind the scenes at the most glam fashion events on her Instagram page.
Michelle Patel and her husband Amit went viral when they posted photos from their Indian-Ghanaian wedding and basically melted Twitter with their love.
10 months on, they’re now parents and lifestyle vloggers with nearly 7,000 subscribers.
Michelle is going to share with us how they made it happen and what they intend to do with their success.
10 years ago we started from the bottom now we here. #IndiaMeetsGhana pic.twitter.com/nBNbrqN5oH
— Amit Patel (@AmitBhupsPatel) September 12, 2016
If you’re in central London this weekend, get down to Africa Utopia. Curated by the brilliant Hannah Pool, it promises fun and thought provoking talks – including one by film director Amma Asante.