AFRICAN TRENDS

AFRICAN TRENDS

The beautiful African prints is the way to go for the fashion industry which was seen to be leaning towards westernization. For Angeline the African prints gives her leeway to tap into her creativity and come up with unique designs for her clients. Ursula Akinyi our reporter tells the story of African Trendz.

MR AND MISS KEMU

The most existing beauty pageant Mr and miss KEMU university of Kenya where models wear design from African by Africa.. We meet with contestant who are ready to share their passion on modeling Cate Ndichu who tell us why she is contesting in this beauty peageant.find out is she win? Your repoter is Ursula Akinyi

Hair salons in Nairobi

Hair and beauty salons in Nairobi

One of the most popular jobs for women in Kenya is working in a hair salon. Or even better having your own. With the trainings of  Paul Mangi, salon entrepreneur, ‘the ladies are guaranteed of a job’, he tells. They learn about the new styles their clients want, about the latest fashions of weaving styles. You […]

Recycled hairdo

What happens to all the used hairpieces of Nairobi women? Recycling hair? Mercy Wanjiku, a young mother of two in Dandora slums, works with recycled weaves, and makes a good living out of it. A new hairpiece costs Ksh 500 (5 e), a recycled one only 100 a 150 Ksh. “It pays my rent, feeds my kids […]

Recycled hairdo – YouTube

What happens to all the used hairpieces of Nairobi women? Recycling hair? Mercy Wanjiku, a young mother of two in Dandora slums, works with recycled weaves, and makes a good living out of it. A new hairpiece costs Ksh 500 (5 e), a recycled one only 100 a 150 Ksh. “It pays my rent, feeds […]

Fashion in the slums

What does it take to be a fashion designer in the slums?  Sifa is a young and determined fashion designer in Mukuru slums of Nairobi.  ‘When I dropped out of school, I was lucky that a local fashion designer taught me her skills. I saved money to buy my own sewing machine. I love to […]

Hair highly valued

Join me, your host Ursula Akinyi, as we tour the slums to tell you more about hairstyles. Don’t we all want a gorgeous hairstyle? Dreadlocks, shavings, plaiting, hairstyles inspired by magazines, TV or the streets. Millicent Awuor is a salonist who works at her doorstep. Her clients, Kariobangi residents, like her plaiting. Great styles at […]