African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant(Photos)

African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant(Photos)

- H&M, a Swedish retail giant, has partnered with Mantsho, a South African fashion business enterprise.

- Mantso is the first African business partner of H&M; some of its other partners are French luxury fashion house, Balmain, and Italian designer, Moschino.

- Mantso, which means "Black Is Beautiful," has been involved in fashion events all over the world.

A rising South African fashion brand, Mantsho, has teamed up with Swedish retail giants, H&M, to do business with them, YEN.com.gh understands.

Information available suggests that this is the first time H&M has partnered with an African designer.

The Mantso label, created by South Africa-based designer, Palesa Mokubung, has been present on numerous runaways all over the world.

African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant in mega deal (Photos)

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Countries in which it has established its presence include the United States of America, Greece and India.

Per a report by edition.cnn.com, Mantso in the Sesotho language means "Black is beautiful."

African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant in mega deal (Photos)

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Mokubung hopes that the partnership would spark a delight in shopping for her unique pieces by clients all over the world.

H&M, has in the past, conducted business with French luxury fashion house, Balmain, and Italian designer, Moschino.

African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant in mega deal (Photos)

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In other news, a 15-year-old Junior High School student, Norsi Mawunyefia, has built a makeshift ferry.

Mawunyefia is a student of the Nkwakubew Presby School and was encouraged by his teacher, Gilbert Kpodo to build the vessel.

African brand goes global; partners with top Swedish retail giant in mega deal (Photos)

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The vessel has meanwhile been successfully tested on the Volta lake and Mawunyefia has indicated that he could do more but for some challenges his school faces at the moment.

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