Sanaa Lathan’s “Nappily Ever After” Taught Us Self-Love!

Anyone seen Nappily Ever After? Yes? No? Never heard of it? You should see it. The movie centers on hair highlighting several themes such as self-love, doing life on your own terms and more. Lead actor, Sanaa Lathan says Nappily ever after represents “new beginnings for inclusivity” and encourages women to fall in love with […]

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#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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“Tell him how you feel. Don’t always be perfectly stoic as we have been conditioned to pretend we are…” That Time Jameela Jamil Schooled Us on How to Raise Our Sons.

The 2019 MAKERS Conference is a global women’s leadership event that brings together the most powerful names in business, entertainment, tech, and finance to explore ways to accelerate the makers movement with compelling videos, provocative conversations, and onstage pledges for change. This year’s speakers include Jada Pinkett Smith, Lisa Borders, Arlan Hamilton, Gloria Steinem, flight attendant activist Dusty Roads, […]

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For the Love of Sola Sobowale.

Popularly known as Toyin Tomato for her role in the long-standing TV Series Super Story, and Tinuade Coker in The Wedding Party, Sola Sobowale’s finesse as a reputable actor has never been in doubt. Her expertise was long established when she first starred in the famous soap opera, Village Headmaster. But what we love most […]

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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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#WomenWeLove – Definitely Yetunde Shorters!

Asides being a Nigerian- American graduate of Loyola University Chicago and an International Publicist/Serial Entrepreneur, 4times Amazon Bestselling Author, Yetunde Shorters devotes a chunk of her time to making impact as the Founder, of the ICY ACADEMY- a platform with easy programs designed to secure international publicity and support the success of small business owners […]

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“I always wanted to represent the African woman in terms anybody anywhere would describe as beautiful.” Why We Love Deola Sagoe.

 Deola Ade-Ojo popularly known as Deola Sagoe is an haute couture fashion designer. She studied at the University of Miami and University of Lagos with a Masters in Finance and Management. Deola began designing in 1989 and has gained international notoriety for her lively, and colourful designs. Having been the first black woman to present […]

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Meet Banke Kuku, CEO- Banke Kuku Textiles.

Award winning textiles designer BankeKuku CEO- Banke Kuku Textiles fuses traditional west-African and Western-eclectic inspiration to create intricate, unique and luxurious fabrics for interiors, soft furnishings and fashion. Her design aesthetic comes together in a striking kaleidoscope of colour and vibrancy. Born in Lagos, Banke moved to the United Kingdom at the age of eight. […]

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“My Biggest Fear is Failure.” Leading Ladies Africa Meets Ivorian-Senegalese CEO- Emmanuella Aboa.

Emmanuella Aboa is the CEO of Transolutions Services- an initiative that focuses on delivering self-awareness and self-development trainings especially for teenagers. Emmanuella sits with us today and shares with us about growing up and how her fear of failure has continued to push her to go after her dreams. Hello Emmanuella, it is great to […]

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