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Uganda: Ibanda Girl Reaches For The Sky In Fighter Jets

Uganda: Ibanda Girl Reaches For The Sky In Fighter Jets

Kyomuhangi was the only female student out of 20 who graduated as Uganda People’s Defense Airforce pilots from Gulu Air Base on July 1, this year after intensive four-year training in flying L39 Albatross Fighter jets. Wearing a green khaki flight jumpsuit, the soft-spoken pilot Kyomuhangi, shares her story with poise. Growing up as the […]

Fashion Industry Told To End Its Quest For ‘Unattainable Thinness’

Fashion Industry Told To End Its Quest For ‘Unattainable Thinness’

The Women’s Equality party is to launch an unprecedented campaign aimed at radically changing the way the fashion industry treats body size and shape. Coinciding with London fashion week, which will run from 16-20 September, the initiative will call for an end to unrealistically small “sample sizes” – the sizes in which designers show their […]

Inside the booming Muslim fashion industry

Inside the booming Muslim fashion industry

Anas Silwood moved to Jordan from Britain to study Arabic back in 2000. The 20-something was supposed to stay for only a few months, but he soon decided Amman was the place he wanted to be. He learned Arabic, converted to Islam and settled. “Every time I went back to the UK I had the […]