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Abai Schulze is changing the african narrative with Zaaf bags

Abai Schulze saw the untapped potential of the Ethiopian leather market and decided to do something about it. After understudying a few companies while working as an intern, Abai started Zaaf, a company that specializes in handcrafted luxury leather handbags and accessories produced by Ethiopian artisans.  Through Zaaf, Abai seeks to create unique products, open up […]

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Amanda Sibiya and Charmaine Ngobeni take pride in promoting African creativity

  No doubt the number of creatives in Africa are on the rise but does the world know this? Amanda and Charmaine are young entrepreneurs who have taken it upon themselves to make sure these creatives are not just visible but properly recognized throughout the world and she is doing this with her  magazine, Conté Magazine. […]

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Marcia Lebambo is grooming young leaders one child at a time

In 2012, Marcia Lebambo started a foundation that helps students in township and rural areas improve their reading and writing skills through spelling bees. Her major inspiration was experience. Marcia who went to a rural school had developed low self esteem and by the time she moved to another school her confidence level was low. After […]

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Three Nigerian Women Win CNN/Multichoice African Journalist Awards

We are incredibly proud of the three Nigerian female journalists who were among the winners at the 2016 CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the year awards.   The award is for journalists across the African Continent and its objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa’s development and reward journalistic talent […]

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Oke Maduewesi is a fine blend of dedication, beauty and brains

  Oke Maduewesi is an entrepreneur with a difference. The CEO of Zaron Cosmetics is proof that circumstances of life should never deter you from achieving success. She started her career in Zenith Bank and her skills helped her rise through the ranks till she became a Senior (Branch) Manager. In 2006, she lost her husband in a […]

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Neku Atawodi is breaking boundaries and we love it

Beautiful, young, courageous and diverse are the words that describe Neku Atawodi. She is the first black female professional polo player to compete at international level and play for brands in over 22 cities around the world. She partnered with Super Sports to bring polo to television across Africa.   Asides being a distinguished sportswoman, […]

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