Monthly Archives: March 2013

Africa’s Richest Woman, and the Title Goes To?

Success, wealth and business in Africa is rarely talked about from the perspective of women, so the question of who Africa’s richest women is has often been one many have been unable to answer. Up until  recently there has been some awareness due to Forbes Africa chronicling Africa’s rich list,  around the fact that a […]

The Cloth of Kings – Kente

African fashion is renowned  for its bright colours and elaborate designs, however little emphasis is placed on the materials used. Kente cloth is probably one of the most recognised African materials, often used as a sign of Pan-Africanism, but little emphasis is placed on the real significance of the material. Native to the Akan people […]

Africa’s Luxury Jets

Bombardier Global 6000 Africa’s wealthy elite, high net-worth individuals who have amassed their wealth via natural resources such as oil and gas and mining, and within industries such as banking and telecoms have developed a taste for the high-life, which means in some circles traveling via business or first class is no longer enough, for […]

Property In Ghana

Trascco Valley A recent article on Ghanaweb ‘The insatiable scramble for luxury real estate in Ghana‘ highlighted the impact investment in the economy is having on prices in the Accra property market. Those who have visited Accra in the last few years will be aware that the prices in 4 or 5 star hotels range […]

Africa: Across a Continent by Private Jet

one departure point, 19 days, 7 countries and $79,995, that’s what it will cost you to travel across the continent of Africa by private jet. Well not quite across the continent, more a journey from East Africa to Southern Africa, as the journey leaves a large part of the continent untouched, nonetheless a journey which […]

Luxurious African Recommends – Emirates Palace

Abu Dhabi is often thought of as a transit hub for people traveling to South East Asia, or Australia, or as location for business, and although it is the capital of the UAE it is less likely to be chosen as a holiday destination due to the competition it faces from its little sister Dubai, however […]

The Quest for Luxury Cars

Porsche Centre Lagos Whilst the average African will probably drive a Nissan, Toyota or a Kia, those with the disposable income and the preference for luxury will usually choose something from the luxury European market. The affluent African will generally be seen driving a Mercedes, Range Rover, Porsche, Audi or BMW, with the odd Bentley […]