4 reasons why we love Lola Shoneyin

When we read The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, her debut novel, we absolutely fell in love with Lola Shoneyin but there’s more to her than being a writer that is loved by many across the world.  Here are four things we love about Lola Shoneyin; She is an award-winning writer Of course, this […]

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6 African Women Shaping the face of PR and Why You Should Know Them

They are focused, fabulous and fashionable, and they are redefining it what it means to be Public Relations and Communications mavens on the African continent. Here are the 6 African Women Raising the bar in PR & Comms on the continent: Cynthia Nyamai Cynthia started out in the media as a business reporter, but quickly […]

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“You were strong when we couldn’t be,” Tributes pour in for Winnie Madikizela Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81. She died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement. As the world is still reeling from the loss, an outpouring of tributes are pouring in from celebrities & individuals […]

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Whoop! Nnedi Okorafor is writing a comic mini-series about Black Panther’s Dora Milaje warriors

Have you seen the multi-billion dollar movie Black Panther? Did you absolutely love Okoye and the other fierce Dora Milaje warriors? Get ready for even more of that amazingness. Marvel recently announced that globally renowned author, Nnedi Okorafor will be writing a new comic mini series featuring the bad-ass female warriors starting with the book […]

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Meet the only black woman who owns a hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

Meet Meryanne Loum-Martin is a Parisian lawyer turned entrepreneur and founder of Jnane Tamsna, a boutique hotel located in Marrakech, Morocco. Beyond the fact that she has the only black woman-owned hotel in the area, she and her husband purchased land in 2000 and in less than one year, they built the hotel from the ground […]

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Sola Sobowale, Ibidunni Ighodalo, Nkechi Eze…Here are Nigeria’s Most Inspiring Women in 2018

Leading Ladies Africa presents it’s annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2018. Now in it’s 4th year, the list features 100 Nigerian women drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors who are impacting the world and their local communities with the power and strength of their ideas and achievements. Contained […]

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Duckie Thot is a woman of firsts.

Duckie Thot is a south Sudanese model, whose first photo shoot was for top rated Australia’s next top model in 2013. She went on to hold her first job in New York with renowned makeup artist Pat McGrath. She also starred in pirelli’s Genius all black calendar, and is currently the face of Fenty Beauty. […]

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Amaka Osakwe is setting the pace in the fashion industry with her women’s wear brand, Maki Oh!

We love when women do super amazing things and The phenomenal Amaka Osakwe has set the bar high with her global women’s wear brand Maki Oh. Just in case you didn’t know, Amaka Osakwe is a Nigerian fashion designer and creator of the African-based fashion label named Maki Oh. She has led her women’s wear label since 2010 from Lagos, and […]

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An idea in your head isn’t always the same as it’s practical realities. 5 Lessons from the Lady Boss, Ifeoluwa Ogunbufunmi

Ifeoluwa Ogunbufunmi is the Co-Founder of Stellar Delicacies, a cooking convenience business which she started with her mum, merging her mum’s excellent cooking skills with her personal passion for business management and strategy. Stellar Delicacies is a cooking convenience business which aims at taking away the stress associated with cooking in Nigerian households. Working mums, […]

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