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3 powerful lessons to learn from Uzo Aduba’s mother

Uzoamaka Aduba is the talented Nigerian American actress who stole our hearts with her role as crazy eyes in Orange is the New Black. She is a two-time  Emmy award winner and an inspiration to millions of ladies around the world. Today, we want to talk about three powerful lessons we can learn from what her […]

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Jokate Mwegelo is one of Forbes 30 under 30 class of 2017!

It’s exciting to see one of the women featured in our #LLAInterview series gaining global recognition for her outstanding work and contributions.  Jokate Mwegelo is an ex-beauty queen, musician, actress, and entrepreneur all rolled into one! Her rise to stardom started when she volunteered for the United Nations and entered for the Miss Tanzania contest.  Although she was […]

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Ginika Okafor is making footwear that is bursting with colours

We have seen a number of footwear companies from around Africa and beyond, each having its distinct traits. Yili is Ginika’s footwear company and their special effect is the burst of colours. There are two major reasons for this. The first is that Ginika loves colours and as a result, she infuses a lot of […]

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The Lights Camera Africa!!! 2017 Film Festival – ‘RESET’

What is becoming one of the continent’s landmark cultural events, the Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival is returning in 2017 with the theme “RESET” The imagined world order that predicted a safe and stable world, that would bind people and cultures for the most prosperous age the human race had yet to witness appears to be […]

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10 questions with the #LadyBoss “Build a relationship with your bank.” Mercy Nenelwa Kitomari

When it comes to dealing with business challenges, Mercy Kitomari is sure of one thing: sex is not an advantage. In this interview, the Tanzanian Boss Lady tells us how her endless craving for quality and get-work-done philosophy has built her Ice-cream brand into a success story. Can you briefly describe yourself and your business? […]

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NYLON – Holding On To What Is Left Of Who We Are

Photo: Bellanaija Wana Udobang’s recent documentary ‘Nylon’ tells a somewhat familiar story of 1 in every 5 strong women: grief. Her interest on the oftentimes ignored subject led her to come up with the bravest decision: putting her mother in the center of her documentary. For Wana, it is a call to being aware that […]

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Women We Love: Helen Oyeyemi

Photo: Vice Helen Oyeyemi is an award-winning Nigerian-born British novelist and author of the 2016 short stories collection ‘What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours’, which won the PEN Open Book Award Helen’s literary journey began officially in 2005 with the publication of her novel, The Icarus Girl, in her early 20s. Subsequently, she went […]

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“It’s in God that I know I am unconditionally loved, accepted and beautiful.” – TY Bello shares her beautiful life journey on the King Women Series

Photo: Qluemagazine TY Bello’s ‘King Women’ feature is what we call the moment of a lifetime. The renowned photographer poured out her heart on matters ranging from her early self-hate to eventually promoting self-love in women. We share our top 5 quotes from the magic moments. On transforming others I love transformation. I love to watch […]

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