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  • AFTOWN MALL – EXPERIENCE AFRICA

    Aftown Mall is the place where you connect, discover and shop unique products from your favorite African entrepreneurs.  We are on a mission to con...
  • GET THAT NATURAL GLOW: THE AFRICAN BLACK SOAP

    With Black Soap available in liquid form, you can simply pour a small amount into a sponge or into your palm. Work into a rich lather and rinse out thoroughly with lukewarm water. The pop top bottle makes it easy to store and dispense the product whenever you need it. 
  • WHAT IS KENTE CLOTH?

    Kente is composed of silk and cotton materials, made into interwoven cloth strips that are handwoven using a special loom. It is traditionally woven by Ghanaian men, making it distinct from other African cloth which are generally woven by women. 
  • SHEA BUTTER FOR ECZEMA

    You could also try Laam Shea’s Moisturizing Shea Body Butter. It is made from Shea butter enriched with essential oils such as baobab, moringa and neem to keep the skin moisturized and nourished all da
  • LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT?

    Perhaps the best feature of this necklace is its Awoba seeds, which are creatively drilled by hand to be turned into exceptional beads. It makes this necklace extra special and unique, just like your queen, who is like no other woman in the world!
  • VGC EMBARKS ON NEW PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH AFTOWN MALL

    AFTOWN Mall is open to all African-based companies who would like to gain a global market share by joining the platform. Aside from providing the eCommerce platform, VGC will also address supply chain management, market analysis and marketing campaigns for AFTOWN MALL’s entrepreneurs through their partnership with Universities in the United States  and Africa.  
  • VGC LEADS ECOMMERCE PANEL AT 2019 AFRICA FINTECH SUMMIT

    Prior to the Summit, The VGC Group engaged with various African businesses in Ethiopia and across Africa for its new eCommerce venture, Aftown Mall. Aftown Mall is a digital incubator designed to position, promote, and make African-based products profitable in the global marketplace. It allows global consumers to have access to uniquely designed and high-quality products made in Africa.
  • COULDN’T FLY TO AFRICA? HOW TO TRACE YOUR ROOTS

    Though we can’t make it to Africa, we can still join the ‘Year of Return’ movement and trace our roots and connect with our African heritage. Through today’s eCommerce technology, we can see, touch, and smell products handcrafted by African makers and artisans, no matter where we are in the world. This is made possible through Aftown Mall, a unique eCommerce website which connects global consumers to uniquely designed, quality, everyday products ‘Made in Africa’.
  • WHAT IS THE YEAR OF RETURN MOVEMENT?

    This year, many people of African descent answered that call and went back to Africa to get in touch with their roots. People, including celebrities such as Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Harvey, and Anthony Anderson, visited Ghana this year for their Year of Return trip.
  • Dignified Wear: Apparel Inspired by Courage

    Inspired to make a difference, Mabel Suglo founded Dignified Wear, a Ghanaian-based social enterprise passionate about connecting persons with disabilities and rural women with resources to rise above the poverty threshold