Fashion Forum Africa

MakebA Boateng, APR

Fashion & Textiles Archivist • Founder, fashion forum africa • MD/CEO, MCPR Africa

Makeba Boateng, APR is an archivist and independent researcher-curator in fashion and textiles and founder of Fashion Forum Africa (FFA). FFA is a licenced charity and non-governmental organisation whose mandate is to research, catalogue, and document iconic African designers, fashion, and textiles. Makeba is also MD/CEO of MCPR Africa, a global communications consultancy, as well as founder of Keba Clothing, a fashion and lifestyle brand.


  • Fashion Forum Africa
    • Worked with the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London to secure iconic Ghanaian designer, Kofi Ansah’s, presence in their upcoming 2022 Africa Fashion exhibition
    • Speaker at ITC SheTrades on the Ghana Fashion Market, Consumer, and Industry Trends
    • Partnered with the Ghana Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MOTAC) to send members from the Ghana Bead Society to study jewelry making at Hunan International Business Vocational College in China
  • MCPR Africa
    • Represented 60 celebs across West Africa such as Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee Yvonne Okoro, acclaimed musician Reggie Rockstone, and renown actor and entrepreneur John Dumelo
    • Worked with luminaries including international Reggae singer Rocky Dawuni, legendary musician Stevie Wonder; American GRAMMY Awards nominee Joe; actress, film director, songwriter and author Akosua Busia; and other famous personalities in Africa, US, UK and Europe
    • Worked with companies such as ICL Ghana Ltd (Monopoly Board Accra Edition launch in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts), Moet-Hennessy, and Top Shop UK
    • Created and produced UK Black History Month celebration in Ghana for the British Council
  • Keba Clothing
    • Sold African print and textiles clothing, accessories, and novelties domestically & internationally
    • First Ghanaian label to be sold at Top Shop’s flagship store on Oxford Street in London
    • Provided wardrobe for several African TV shows such as M-Net’s cross-continental lifestyle TV magazine, Studio 53 and TV3’s Music Music; and beauty pageants including the Miss Ghana national pageant
    • Won ‘Spectacular Gown’ at Miss Ghana 2003
  • Contributor to BBC World Service, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1Xtra, West Africa Magazine International, Ovation International Magazine, Graphic Communications Group, Enjoy Accra, and Vibe FM Ghana
Fashion Forum Africa gathers the stakeholders of the world of fashion to push the global brand of Ghana fashion as business, as profitable, as qualitative, and as competitive. Ghana’s fashion environment is hungry for opportunity, direction, harmonisation, and improvement. Fashion Forum Africa is positioned to actively work to build this industry so Ghana’s fashion can become the global force – and certainly the stronger regional player – it has the potential to be.
Makeba Boateng
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