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Social Media Week is making its African debut in Lagos, Nigeria February 18-22, 2013. Until then our team of extraordinary Guest Bloggers are here to keep you up to date with fresh commentary, news, and insights from Africa and around the world!
Oluwatosin Ajibade also known as OloriSupergal is an Influential blogger, social media marketer and one of the lead Nigerian digital entertainment and fashion news/blog brands. She started blogging in 2010 and her following has been growing consistently for the past few years. OloriSupergal believes in the change that social media will bring to Nigeria and the global world. She says, “Social media is our new voice in the world today”.
explores the complex intersection of culture, entertainment, race and gender as a multimedia journalist. A graduate of Amherst College and a fellowship recipient of NYU Graduate School of Journalism, she currently resides in New York City. Her writing and videos have appeared in The Huffington Post, NBC, CNN, MetroNY
, and Giant Magazine
. Her portfolio can be found here.
is a Cape Town based creative. As the Junior Features Writer for Imbo Magazine Noley, as she is known, covers entertainment for the youth centered South African publication. A graduate of Nelson Mandela University, Noley is an advocate for education reform for South Africa’s young people through her non-profit organization BETTER. You can find her musing on all things that ‘make her happy”. Her work can be found here.
Chief Operations at OTEKBITS.com
is a self acclaimed social media maven, artistic entrepreneur, and expressive guitarist, and perhaps all of these are evident in his ventures: OTEKBITS.com – an online blog that focus on the local tech ecosystem; LazyAppetite.com – an online takeaway site that connects users to various restaurants; and Wild Ripples – a new media outlet. His work can be found here.
Fashion Writer and Costume Designer
Safiyyah Fatin is a 20 something fashion fanatic hailing from the mean streets of New York City. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University she studied Continental Cuisine before switching out her chefs hat for a pair of Cavalli peep toes. A new blogger and costume designer, the ever fashionable girl about town got her start working as an editorial assistant at the influential Flaunt Magazine. In addition to styling for a RocaWear campaign, numerous music videos and a growing celebrity client list, in 2012 Safiyyah launched her own fashion blog CLOSET CASE where she trend spots and muses on all things stylish.