What are Ancestors?

written by Nontobeko Toba Most of us talk about ancestors as if it’s common knowledge that everyone should completely understand and be able to explain in details. In trying to answer this question we always end up with a lot of unanswered questions because we tend to concentrate on the complexity of this subject rather […]

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A Brand for the Proud Sangoma

Busisiwe Mkhize is the founder and Chief Design Officer for Mwezipendo Couture. The company was established in 2018, as a brand created with consciousness, headed by a style maven and sangoma. Her designs are geared to help people connect to their royal selves. Under Mwezipendo you will find two movements – footprint of my ancestors […]

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Spiritual Expression Through Music

As part of our journey into documenting African Spirituality and shedding light on the nature of holistic healing, we have found ourselves immersed in the beauty of healing through drumming, singing and dancing. On the 17th of August 2019, we hosted a Bangoma event to celebrate drumming, singing and dancing within African Spirituality. Drumming is […]

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Mphepho Herbal Tea

Imphepho (the flowers of the everlasting family Helichrysum) is used in South African traditional medicine to heal physical and spiritual ailments. This indigenous plant is an all-purpose herb that is used for internal and external cleansing. 🍃 Herbal teas are our favourite way to start the day and unwind at the end of a long […]

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Africanism in Fashion Design

The power of clothing is one of the biggest things in indigenous knowledge. We know that clothes had function. Patterns and accessories served a purpose in the hierarchy of our ancestors communities. Our clothes have always carried meaning.  – Phetogo Gift Kgosi Phetogo Kgakgamatso Gift Kgosierileng is the creator of the ‘No Modern Slave’ clothing […]

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African Hooded Ponchos

AfroSavvy is launching a new line of reversible hooded ponchos. The ponchos are denim based and available in a variety of fabrics and colours. Orders can be placed online via this website on the ‘contact us’ page. You can also DM us on our social media pages for orders, enquiries and payment details. Get an […]

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