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Made It To Ghana 1/21/11

Made it to Ghana and already found some great designers at the shopping mall and through my wonderful hosts: Kiki Clothing and Ohene Collection. http://kikiclothing.com/site/index.html. And the Woodin store is gorgeous. Lot’s of beautiful fabric there. Ok. It’s time to … Continue reading

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Ghana: Source of Authentic African Textile

Now the time has finally come for me to venture into another African country to meet new suppliers, create new relationships and purchase great products. I have to say this is a great step forward from the previous work I … Continue reading

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An Appetizer You Won’t Soon Forget

If you have not yet had her samosas (or “sambusas” as the East Africans like to call it) or tasted her spicy masala wings then you have not experienced flavorful East African appetizers. The cook and Wafrique friend of the … Continue reading

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Save The Date: International Women’s Day (March 8, 2011)

Women as Agents of Hope forms the theme for next year’s IWD. Wafrique is proud to be part of a night of prayer, rejoicing, culture and sheer joy at the wonders that women have been able to achieve and what … Continue reading

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New Wafrique Boutique

Wafrique now has a boutique in downtown Milwaukee at 757 N. Milwaukee Street in the Colby-Abbott building. Other new stores situated in the same building on Mason St. and Milwaukee St. are SHOP, Broadway Paper and Gingrass Gallery. We were … Continue reading

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Wafrique Boutique Opens Friday

Wafrique’s first store is opening tomorrow, Friday, November 19 at 757 N. Milwaukee street, Milwaukee, WI. This is ever so exciting. All products are hand-made, authentic African clothing and accessories. Most of which are imported from Benin, Kenya and soon … Continue reading

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People We Meet

We meet a lot of different kinds of people in this world and I believe always for a reason. I don’t mean to come off religious, but I believe these encounters are not all of our doing but because God, … Continue reading

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African Breast Cancer Philanthropist

Each day, we are blessed to meet interesting people who touch our lives and leave us in awe and inspired. I have come across a lot of people in my life and have grown immensely at each “rencontre”. Today, I’d … Continue reading

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MAWA Fashion Show Video Is Out

Thanks to the great work of Ken Wilson, the MAWA video/slide show is ready for all to view the beautiful outfits and participants at the Milwaukee African Women’s Association (MAWA) Fashion Show for Cancer Awareness on August 21, 2010; I’ve … Continue reading

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Life Begins

When does life really begin? You hear it said “at 30”, “at 40” or “at 50”, well I say whenever you get the courage to make a long term change and just do it. Mine begins now. I have one … Continue reading

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