Kano has a new accountant general and she’s a woman!

  Aisha Bello Muhammad is the first female in Kano State. Her appointment was approved by the State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. A graduate of Financial Management and Accounting, Aisha has over the years proved her competence in the different positions she has held including Manager at Kaduna South, First Bank Nigeria Limited, Operation Manager, […]

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Meet Mumba Besa, Africa’s Youngest Commercial Pilot

“If you have a dream, work hard. You can get to where you want.” These are the words of Zambia’s youngest pilot Besa Mumba. Mumba who originally wanted to be a part of the cabin crew out of sheer curiosity had a change of mind when she saw how exciting it is to be a pilot. […]

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15 African women you definitely need to follow on social media

African women are truly shattering glass ceilings and breaking the status quo in various industries from media to tech to philanthropy. These women are truly a great example to younger women in the continent and proof that we can do whatever we set our hearts to do. Betty Richoux and Ornella Mayassi   Richoux is […]

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“Innovation Fascinates me” LLA Interview with Damilola Teidi, CEO GoMyWay

With varied interests in business, technology and fashion, Damilola Teidi, CEO/Co-Founder, GoMyWay.com, believes that more women need to be encouraged to take up careers in science and technology. She speaks on her love for technology, her life as an entrepreneur and why she is constantly fascinated by the start-up space. Who is Damilola Teidi, and […]

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How This Female Chief Broke Up 850 Child Marriages In Malawi

One woman established a new law to prevent child marriage, and is enforcing it with serious gusto. Theresa Kachindamoto, senior chief in the Dedza District in Central Malawi, was tired of seeing 12-year-old girls walking around with babies on their hips, according to Al Jazeera. She decided to take a stand and made 50 of […]

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#LLA Interview: “Work hard, pray, persevere, and don’t give up!” Michelle Dede

Everyone knows her. With a name that is synonymous with Television, Entertainment and Fashion, Michelle Dede is a Multilingual Host, Actor, Event MC, Brand Ambassador and Producer. With a career spanning a decade, and a repertoire of massive projects like Big Brother Nigeria, Desperate Housewives Africa, and Flower Girl to her credit, she’s become one […]

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