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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#Women In Tech: Meet the Nigerian Women Running The Online Business World

The internet has completely changed the way business is being done and more women are leveraging on this tool to start their businesses and pursue their passion. According to a report by the Center for Women’s Business Research in America, black women are part of the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in the country, growing at […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: 10 Things You Should Know About Cynthia Erivo

Everyone’s talking about her. From Oprah, to Jennifer Hudson. From The New York Times, to The Guardian; the whole world is paying attention to this magnificently talented thespian. Of course, it also noteworthy to mention that she picked up the win for leading actress in a musical for her role as Celie in The Colour Purple. Everyone agrees that […]

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LLA Interview: “Failures and mistakes are part of the learning process.” Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu, CEO Bubez Foods

Successful entrepreneurs are those who turn ordinary products or services into extraordinary brands, creating value for customers and their target audience. For Ijeoma, meeting the hygiene and convenience needs of mothers with a local staple proved to be an ingenious and inspired idea. Enjoy her interview and read about how she’s turning Bubez Pap into […]

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10 Things Somebody Should Have Taught Me: Titilope Sonuga Williams

In a series of tweets, sometime last year, Spoken Word artist, Titilope Sonuga, shared some profound gems on living, loving and learning. Oldie, but goodie, but still so poignant and useful: Do not romanticize suffering. There is nothing poetic about a love that breaks your spirit. Know when to leave. Some bridges need to be […]

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“Only you can decide the life that’s right for you.” Chizor Malize talks about being an entrepreneur and the power of branding

Chizor Malize is an internationally renowned Brand Expert, and one of the few Leading Ladies in the Marketing sector in Africa. After spending a good number of years with a leading financial institution as the Head of Corporate Communications, she took the big leap into becoming an entrepreneur. Speaking to her was all shades of […]

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#SheHiveAbuja: Governors, Ministers and more come together to empower young women.

  Recently, the premier community for young career and business women – She Leads Africa – held its innovative (travelling) bootcamp, the SheHive, in Abuja! SheHive Abuja, which provided young and ambitious women with new skills in climbing the corporate ladder, negotiating, developing a pitch deck, identifying job opportunities, speaking with investors and more, was […]

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