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Aboard the African Queen superyacht

A firm charter favourite, African Queen is a shining example of the popular Benetti Classic superyacht series and is ideal for families, or adults looking for a luxury escape. Her cool, sophisticated interior is defined by pale wood and natural…

Vana, from Durban with leather love

Vana is a brand for women’s leather goods, handcrafted bags created in South Africa, by Vanashree, fourth generation South African of Indian descent. Her collection strongly reflects the richness of the mixture of her Indian heritage and South African roots.…

Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination

When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people. Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders with supermodel Naomi Campbell, TV sports…

The event that shut down “Africa’s richest neighbourhood”

Chief Segun Osoba, Governor Dapo Abiodun, Ex-Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, Mo’Abudu, Dignitaries, A- list celebrities and Top Business Leaders were part of the over 1,820 guests that came out to celebrate with Sujimoto@5 in Africa’s richest square…

4th Annual Lux Afrique Nigeria Independence Dinner

This was the fourth annual staging of the event celebrating Nigerian excellence on the global stage. The guestlist represented the crème de la crème of the British and international Nigerian community sponsored by FCMB Bank UK, Marina Rinaldi, APO Group, Concierge Clinic…

Top 7 outrageous amenities in the world’s most luxurious condos

In the current luxury real estate market where pet spas and rooftop pools are considered passé, developers are going all out to woo potential buyers with outrageous amenities. Which of these over-the-top features are fads and which are here to stay?…

British-Ghanian architect Sir David Adjaye design’s Brit Awards trophy

When the stars of the British music scene get up on the stage of the annual BRIT awards ceremony, they will get a trophy which was made in the fires of a Northern Bohemian glassworks. The statues in the shape…

Belle époque design in the world’s first botanical café

You do not have to be in Paris to have the Parisian feeling as you enjoy that Parisian moment while in Cape Town, South Africa. Coco Safar, a belle epoque designed cafe has that je ne sais quoi moment in…

Lux Afrique Afrobeats Mix Volume 1

Lux Afrique has a little present for you all for Christmas. Our resident DJ @mrfasida has put an Afrobeats Mix for you all to listen. You can download it for free onto your phones, iPad, laptop or in your car. Go to…

Highlights of the Lux Afrique Nigeria Independence Dinner

Video highlights of Lux Afrique Nigeria Independence Dinner at Claridges hotel attended by Also His Royal Highness, the Oba (King) of Lagos, His Excellency Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade, Peter Odemwingie, Charles Venn, Maro Itoje, AJ Odudu, Nonso Anozie, Christine Ohuruogu, Kenny Blaq, Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu, Eunice Olumide, Vanessa Feltz, Baroness, Valarie…