Maria Borges is setting her own trends in the fashion industry

When you hear the name Maria Borges, what comes to your mind? Surely, it has to be award winning top fashion model from Angola. Young African women have been doing us proud and one of the things we love about Africa is the amount of change and advancement that has come our way through our […]

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Meet Ancillar Mangena, the lady behind the Forbes Africa Under 30 List

The highly anticipated Forbes Under 30 Africa list was released last week. While we are excited for the young and innovative female entrepreneurs who made the list, we want to specially celebrate the curator of the list, Ancillar Mangena-Nombewu, for bringing in all together.  Ancillar is a multi-award winning journalist who believes in the power of […]

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We’re totally inspired by Serena Williams today

After winning her first Grand Slam since she had her baby, stylishly dressed in a power catsuit, Serena Williams has launched her first independent clothing line, Shop Serena, despite receiving ‘no’ for 15 years! She shared the back story on social media and we’re totally inspired by this power woman who is all shades of […]

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“Failures make you unique, so use them and turn them into positives.” Lilly Alfonso

Lilly Alfonso is a renowned fashion designer from Malawi. Her eponymous fashion brand, Lilly Alfonso, is internationally recognized. Her designs have graced the runways of Africa Fashion Week London, Barcelona Africa Fashion Week and the Africa Fashion Reception Paris. With almost a decade in the business of fashion. this is her biggest advice to female entrepreneurs; […]

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“I am proud of starting something from nothing and to be able to leave a legacy.” Johanna Mukoki

Transitioning from a background in Pageantry, Johanna moved to launch Travel With Flair with two partners 18 years ago. Today, the company employs 800 staff country wide and they have offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town. Not only has Johanna been able to successfully grow her business, she is the first person from the African […]

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“I have met people who thought I was crazy to imagine a project like this, but the passion I have keeps me going.” Suzie Wokabi

Running a business teaches you a lot of things. Trust us when we say it’s not for the fainthearted. Suzie Wokabi is a beauty entrepreneur and the Founder of Kenya’s first makeup brand, Suzie Beauty. Not only are her products affordable, they are also high-quality and tailor-made for the African woman living in the African climate. […]

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Meet the Aghoghovbias; the four sisters taking chapman to the world

Growing up in a household with parents who found expression through food, Voke, Vona, Vese and Vome developed a deep love for food and experimenting with different recipes. This love for food has turned into Dvees, a business which pioneers West African fine dining and flavours through the creation of unique products, including their signature Chapman […]

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Here’s how Mariana Agness Francisco Eria turned her passion for flowers in a thriving floral design business

Whatever your passion is, you can work on it and turn it into something profitable. That is exactly what Mariana Agness Francisco Eria did. Mariana is the CEO of House of Agness, a floral design company inspired by modern, minimalistic aesthetics with a classic touch. Why did she decide to go into this business? Aside from being […]

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