RISE – Africa’s first international style magazine – is a media first, profiling the continent’s many diverse achievements in fashion, music, culture and polity.
Published on behalf of THISDAY Magazines Group, ARISE was soft-launched in October 2008. This high-end, large-format glossy then hit international newsstands as a monthly publication in February 2009. Its launch could not have come at a more
auspicious time for Africa. From the victory of Barack Obama in the US presidential elections to anticipation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the eyes of the world are on Africa and its economic resurgence. As such, ARISE is the ideal
forum on which to portray the continent and its contribution to contemporary society.