#LLAInterview- Meet Senegalese Co-Founders of “Miss Shabazz”, an Afro-Doll Company Making a Case for Diversity in the Beauty Industry.

The continent of Africa has in the past decade seen a new crop of Millennial entrepreneurs leveraging different creative means in pushing the greatness in Africa. Today, we put the spotlight on Maty Ndongo and Bruno Kimsey Ouédraogo. These two Senegalese Millennials Co-Founded the brand Miss Shabazz– a company that specialises in the production of beautiful Afro dolls clothed in […]

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#ThrowbackThursday- “I am almost fearless.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Adaora Mbelu-Danai.

Talented, ambitious and fiercely creative Adaora Mbelu is leading the charge in the new wave of young, female, media entrepreneurs. She talks about having big dreams and being unafraid to make them happen. She’s the Leading Lady Africa for the week. Be inspired! For someone who has done a lot of great projects, you seem […]

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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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“I Don’t Believe We Should Brand Ourselves, We’re People, Not Commodities.” Sheila Nortley, UK Based Ghanian Film Maker.

Sheila Nortley is defying the odds and very deliberately projecting a message of ‘You can be anything you want to be irrespective of what people think or say’ Sheila is woman, black, african, muslim, film maker, wife, mom of three and then more. Find out more about Sheila in this week’s Lady Boss Interview. Hi, […]

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“Be determined and persistent in going after what you want.” LLA speaks to CNN’s Stephanie Busari

For Stephanie Busari moving back to Nigeria was a big bold bet predicated upon her passion for telling authentic African stories, and her role as CNN’s Supervising Producer for Africa. In our first interview for 2018, Stephanie takes us through her journey to becoming an internationally renowned journalist, the way society is impacted by news […]

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#RunningInHeels: “I do believe mentorship is really important.” Throwback to LLA’s Interview with Nkiru Olumide’s and 7 lessons for the career woman

Nkiru Olumide-Ojo is one of the founders of Lighthouse Network.  The Light House Network is about women supporting women, lighting the community. and teaching us against the myth of women constantly antagonizing women, and also that there’s nothing as a powerful as women united in a common objective! Nkiru Ojo has 16 years’ experience in Corporate Communications with […]

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#LLAInterview – ”God gives everyone a specific assignment and knowing it and focusing on that is the best key to a fulfilled life.” Yetty Williams

If you haven’t heard of Lagos Mums, we wonder where you’ve been! It was such a joy for us to speak to the brain behind Lagos Mums, Yetty Williams. In our interview with her, she shared her journey so far as the Founder of LagosMums and how she has been able to help disseminate needful […]

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