Events

2manysiblings' Thrift Social Returns to Nairobi This Sunday (26 June)

Join us at 2manysiblings' Thrift Social style, art and music event this Sunday in Nairobi.

2manysiblings brought their Thrift Social to the UK for the first time last week in conjunction with the Fashion Cities Africa exhibition at the Brighton Museum. As we mentioned, this month’s Thrift Social is a special two-part, two-city edition. The style, music and art event returns to Nairobi this Sunday, 26 June. Okayafrica is excited to be on board as a media partner.


Kenyan brother and sister Papa Petit and Velma Rossa launched the Thrift Social event series last year as a platform to promote young creative entrepreneurs while encouraging their peers to give back to the local community. In addition to shopping with some of the flyest vendors in Nairobi, attendees are encouraged to bring clothes and shoes to be donated to the Jacaranda School for the mentally handicapped.

Thrift Social 6 goes down this Sunday (12pm-7pm) at Nairobi’s Privée Westlands (first floor) in Woodvale Grove, Westlands. Kung’ara, Stadz Outfitz and My Couture Kenya will all be in the house. More to be announced soon. Tickets to the event can be purchased here.

Read: 24 Hours in New York City with Nairobi’s Style & Art Stars, 2manysiblings

Music

The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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