Have been lusting over Nigerian designer Eva Sonaike’s version of decadent Ankara interiors for a few years now, so it was such a treat to get to interview her for this piece on Essence.com. She’s such a dynamo, in a tough industry to crack for Black people like decor.
Love an unapologetically luxe, unapologetically African brand!
One of my favorite things to do… writing about awesome women who inspire me. This travel piece for Essence.com was such a labor of love and admiration for my passport gang woman crush Lerato Mogoatlhe.
Travel Diaries: Johannesburg Journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe Details Her Travels To Over 14 African Countries https://t.co/MJwJqfrbhr#Vagabond coming out this September. Please entertain my excitment…This article made me think about hitting the road again!
I recently oversaw africa.com’s coverage and social marketing of Barack Obama’s historic round trip of three African countries last year collated under the banner Obama in Africa. Africa.com CEO Teresa Clarke was in the press corp, a massive honor for a small online publisher!
I was so happy that even with all the crazy coordinating of writers, planning stories, working on video and liaising with the Whitehouse I was able to cover some events and do some writing. My pieces are below.
I’ve started freelancing again! I pitched this piece to True Love after watching family and friends go through lobola and wedding proceedings. I was so fascinated with the politics of the whole thing and decided it was worthy of further investigation, this was the outcome. Waiting for the tribalists to get on my case.
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