13 May Once Upon an African Future

Africa’s Top Designers Redefine the African Aesthetic for the Vodacom Durban July   Some of Africa’s most creative minds have been assembled to bring to life the Afrofuturistic theme for this year’s Vodacom Durban July, the continent’s most illustrious horse-race.   As part of the “Stars of Africa” fashion...

02 May 5 Minutes with Osborne Macharia

It's no secret we're very fond of Osborne Macharia; his work is some of the most original and inspiring we've seen. If a picture is worth a thousand then the value of Osborne's goes far beyond that. From taking pictures that change perceptions, win awards and garner...

20 Feb Black Panther Conquers The World!

It's only February and what might be the year's biggest movie-cum-cultural phenomenon, Black Panther, is a hit in all  theaters around the world and made headlines in its wake. With all this well-deserved success, we bring you some of the biggest highlights from The Week...

08 Feb Best of The Week

February is off to a winning start with some quirkier moments, big fashion drops and entertainment tidbits to bump up an otherwise dull day in the office or classroom. We've wrapped up the best from the week right here for your enjoyment.   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Star Wars...

18 Aug Osborne Macharia

The mastermind behind Kenya's fanciful subcultures, Osborne Macharia, is creating African fantasy underpinned by Culture, Fantasy, and Identity   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Over the past few days, The Wire has brought you some two stories detailing the exploits of a unique cast of characters. Both hailing from Kenya,...

17 Aug The League of Extravagant Grannies

  The most stylish social club on the face of the continent, the League of Extravagant Grannies will force you to rethink everything you thought about what it means to be called grandma   Words: Tshiamo Seape     The truth is: the world is very predictable. Almost everything you expect...

17 Aug Kenya’s Hip Hop Grandpas

The world's coolest granpas are reinventing what it means to be a rapper. With their vintage style and old school rhymes, Kenya's Hip Hop grandpas recognise that the future is bright when you take a look at the past   Words: Tshiamo Seape     The world is turning at...