AFRICAN CROSSROADS 2019 Mombasa, Kenya | Nov 20-23, 2019 This is a guest post by Hivos. African Crossroads is a community of future-oriented African thinkers and doers which meets annually to exchange and critically reflect on the most cutting-edge entrepreneurial, scientific, artistic, and technological developments anchored in African intellectual and technological traditions. Through design exhibitions, [...]
IOM CHALLENGE: REDESIGNING MIGRANT INFORMATION CENTRES IN THE GAMBIA ArtsThread Competition: Enter now! ARTS THREAD COMPETITION: REDESIGNING MIGRANT INFORMATION CENTRES IN THE GAMBIA Are you a young creative inspired by Afrofuturism? An emerging designer willing to put his/her skills to work to create lasting, impactful change for young people? Do you want to contribute to [...]
NAIROBI DESIGN WEEK 2019: Culture & Heritage The fourth Nairobi Design Week took place on 17th-23rd March 2019, under the theme Culture & Heritage. NDW19 invited visitors to discover how East Afrikan heritage has influenced the world we live in today, and how design impacts the culture of the world we will pass on to [...]
Implementing Creative Methods to Improve Inclusive Sustainable Transport (I-CMiiST) Typically, half of East African cities urban residents walk to work (60% Kampala daily commute trips are on foot) yet infrastructure provision for non-motorised transport remains mainly aspirational. Inclusion of vulnerable communities in the development of streetscape infrastructure to support their journeys is rare; but considering their livelihood and social [...]
Turnup Travel offers around Nairobi and Kenya Turnup.Travel is an inbound and outbound tour operator, a holiday concierge and a production arm that delivers stunning visual content, digital campaigns and stories. Turnup.Travel has a digital marketing arm called Turnup in Motion with a dedicated professional crew of photographers, filmmakers, writers, producers and licensed drone pilots. They also [...]
NAIROBI DESIGN WEEK 2019 : Free Mind Sessions in Pictures Nairobi Design Week 2019 : Free Mind Sessions The fourth Nairobi Design Week took place on 17th-23rd March 2019, under the theme Culture & Heritage. NDW19 invited visitors to discover how East Afrikan heritage has influenced the world we live in today, and how design [...]
Nairobi Design Week 2019 : Careers in Design Careers in Design took place on Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March 2019 during the fourth Nairobi Design Week, and gave students and young professionals opportunities to showcase work, take part in portfolio workshops, learn about the newest opportunities, meet with industry mentors and much more. Speakers: Orkidstudio [...]
Kenyan and international creatives uncover design's impact on Culture and Heritage at Nairobi Design Week 2019   The fourth Nairobi Design Week will take place on 17th-23rd March 2019, under the theme Culture & Heritage. NDW19 invites visitors to discover how our heritage has influenced the world we live in today, and how design impacts [...]
SUPPORTING WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH DESIGN The Masungula-Mo Krafts Foundation aims to reinforce a resilient community for economic empowerment and social enhancement among vulnerable families in Kibera slums through offering charitable vocational training and entrepreneurial skills. This is a guest post by Masungula-Mo Krafts Foundation. The Masungula-Mo Krafts Foundation was born out of love for women's economic empowerment and the [...]
Three Funds for the three stages of growth   Grow your creative business with HEVA grants Do you own a creative business that works with music, film, fashion or gaming? Apply to one of HEVA’s three funds dedicated to East Africa’s creative industries Click on the images to find out more. CULTURAL HERITAGE SEED FUND [...]