Meet Banke Kuku, CEO- Banke Kuku Textiles.

Award winning textiles designer BankeKuku CEO- Banke Kuku Textiles fuses traditional west-African and Western-eclectic inspiration to create intricate, unique and luxurious fabrics for interiors, soft furnishings and fashion. Her design aesthetic comes together in a striking kaleidoscope of colour and vibrancy. Born in Lagos, Banke moved to the United Kingdom at the age of eight. […]

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“My Biggest Fear is Failure.” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Ivorian-Senegalese CEO- Emmanuella Aboa.

Emmanuella Aboa is the CEO of Transolutions Services- an initiative that focuses on delivering self-awareness and self-development trainings especially for teenagers. Emmanuella sits with us today and shares with us about growing up and how her fear of failure has continued to push her to go after her dreams. Hello Emmanuella, it is great to […]

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“Women like me aren’t supposed to run for office.” 7 Things We Love About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman and woman of color to be elected in the US Congress. She is Puerto Rican and refers to her Puerto Rican community as an amalgamation: “We are black; we are indigenous; we are Spanish; we are European.” Below are 7 more things you should know about her and events […]

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Why We Love Ciara!

We all know Ciara is a fave, but do YOU know why we are smitten by her? See below, 4 things that makes Ciara tick. Her music has attained eight Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles, received many awards, including three BET Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, three MOBO Awards, one Grammy Award and has sold over 23 million records […]

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Have You Heard of BOTSOALLE?

Khotatso Carol Tshabalala was introduced to life’s challenges at a very early age after being a hostage in a house robbery that was orchestrated by about 4 men who took everything in the house leaving them with absolutely nothing. Khotatso, her mother and little sister were forced to move in with grandparents and other relatives. Now at 20, Khotaso […]

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“Women should support each other and realise that by helping other women we help ourselves” Bisila Bokoko speaks with Leading Ladies Africa.

Today’s interview is simply amazing. Our guest amongst other things has a goal to reach out to as many rural areas in Africa as possible and build libraries there – something we really need in this part of the world. Find out how she plans to do this and so much more in today’s interview. You […]

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Some of Our Fave’ Looks from EE British Academy Film AWards (BAFTA)

The 72nd British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs was held on 10 February 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall in London honouring the best national and foreign films of 2018. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades were handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries from […]

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Cicely Tyson Does this ‘Impact’ Thing Incredibly Right!

If you need a pointer on what black magic looks like at 94, Cicely Tyson is your perfect muse. What’s interesting about Cicely is, she has been acting for over six-decade and has managed to stay consistently relevant. Now, that is what we call G.O.A.L.S Pure, solid goals. Her acting career began with the movie […]

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“Men Need to be More Accountable.” Lessons we RELEARNED from Terry Crews at 2019 Makers Conference.

The 2019 MAKERS Conference is a global women’s leadership event that brings together the most powerful names in business, entertainment, tech, and finance to explore ways to accelerate the makers movement with compelling videos, provocative conversations, and onstage pledges for change. This year’s speakers include Jada Pinkett Smith, Lisa Borders, Arlan Hamilton, Gloria Steinem, flight attendant activist Dusty Roads, […]

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#10Questions With The Lady Boss “Do Not Have A Sheep Mentality, Don’t Follow The Crowd.’’– Michelle Ntalami

Michelle Ntalami, Founder Marini Naturals , Kenya’s first natural hair care line for all men and women of natural hair and one of the leading natural care hairlines in Africa boldly wears the LLA crown for this week #Ladyboss series. She takes us into her world as an entrepreneur, sharing how she grew the Marini […]

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