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“Being a creative director is not for the weak and feeble.” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Jane Michael-Ekanem.

When you count the top ten stylists in Nigeria, Jane Michael-Ekanem will definitely be mentioned. What sets her apart from the lot isn’t just the authenticity she exudes, the courage she wears or her ability to turn bland to glam, what sets Jane apart is her creative edge. She has been featured on CNN African […]

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Keeping Up With Amandla Stenberg.

Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for “power,” Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg, a businessman. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). In the summer and fall of 2010, she shot her first feature, Colombiana (2011), an […]

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Here Is Why We Love Regina Hall.

Regina Hall 48, was born in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University with a degree in English Language in 1992. At 26, she began appearing in commercials, and then made the transition into movies. She has starred in several movie productions including the series Ally […]

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“I believe it is my responsibility to contribute to the betterment of society instead of complaining.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ifeoma Fafunwa.

There is a quiet, admirable and determined strength about Ifeoma Fafunwa, evident when she speaks about her vision of making theatre a more relevant art form in Nigeria. She talks about art, culture, travel, and why it’s important to stay focused on your dreams. Be inspired! You are popularly known for your involvement in arts […]

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K.E.L.L.Y R.O.W.L.A.N.D is No Secret.

We all know Kelly Rowland is a globally recognised International singer, songwriter, actress and Tv personality but today, we present to you other things you should know about American singer, Kelendria Trene Rowland. Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of […]

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“When We Abuse The Environment, We Are Really Abusing Ourselves” – Isatou Ceesay, Waste Management and Plastic Bag Grassroot Activist

Imagine accumulating a pile of trash without a recycling or waste management service, Messy right? Well Gambian Environmentalist “Isatou Ceesay” sees solutions where others see only problem and to solve the problem of waste management and pollution  in  Gambia, Isatou Ceesay runs a project in Gambia which recycles plastic waste, and has created work for […]

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“Persons With Disabilities Are Usually Portrayed As Being Feeble, I Want To Change That Perception” – Comic Queen, Farida Bedwei, is Changing the Narrative of the Disabled in Africa.

Farida Nana Efua Bedwei is a Ghanaian software engineer and cofounder of Logiciel,whose life and success story began with cerebral palsy, as diagnosed at the age of 1, a neurological disorder that affects body movement and muscle coordination but does not interfere with the ability to learn. Since then, Bedwei, refusing to let her disability affect […]

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#10Questions With The Lady Boss, Bathabile Masilela – “You Can’t Always Make Everyone Happy, But Try To Be As Honest As Possible’’.

Bathabile Masilela, Founder & Owner of Bathabile Boutique is a South African born and china based entrepreneur, who transitioned from a 9-5 job to entrepreneurship for self fulfillment. Today, this Lady boss is putting in all the work and accomplishing her dreams a day at a time. Can you briefly describe yourself and your business? I always seem to […]

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“One day at a Time does it. Do not hassle to understand the full picture…” Adenike Oyetunde Speaks to Leading Ladies Africa.

After receiving a devastating and life-changing cancer diagnosis at 20, and subsequently having one of her legs amputated, Adenike Oyetunde determined in her heart to not only survive, but to thrive despite tragic circumstances. She’s gone on to become a lawyer, On-Air-Personality, Influencer and Founder of Amputees United – an advocacy platform for amputees. Adenike […]

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