Cicely Tyson Does this ‘Impact’ Thing Incredibly Right!

If you need a pointer on what black magic looks like at 94, Cicely Tyson is your perfect muse. What’s interesting about Cicely is, she has been acting for over six-decade and has managed to stay consistently relevant. Now, that is what we call G.O.A.L.S Pure, solid goals. Her acting career began with the movie […]

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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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Keeping Up With Amandla Stenberg.

Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for “power,” Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg, a businessman. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). In the summer and fall of 2010, she shot her first feature, Colombiana (2011), an […]

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Here Is Why We Love Regina Hall.

Regina Hall 48, was born in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. She graduated from Fordham University with a degree in English Language in 1992. At 26, she began appearing in commercials, and then made the transition into movies. She has starred in several movie productions including the series Ally […]

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“I believe it is my responsibility to contribute to the betterment of society instead of complaining.” Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ifeoma Fafunwa.

There is a quiet, admirable and determined strength about Ifeoma Fafunwa, evident when she speaks about her vision of making theatre a more relevant art form in Nigeria. She talks about art, culture, travel, and why it’s important to stay focused on your dreams. Be inspired! You are popularly known for your involvement in arts […]

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K.E.L.L.Y R.O.W.L.A.N.D is No Secret.

We all know Kelly Rowland is a globally recognised International singer, songwriter, actress and Tv personality but today, we present to you other things you should know about American singer, Kelendria Trene Rowland. Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of […]

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“Persons With Disabilities Are Usually Portrayed As Being Feeble, I Want To Change That Perception” – Comic Queen, Farida Bedwei, is Changing the Narrative of the Disabled in Africa.

Farida Nana Efua Bedwei is a Ghanaian software engineer and cofounder of Logiciel,whose life and success story began with cerebral palsy, as diagnosed at the age of 1, a neurological disorder that affects body movement and muscle coordination but does not interfere with the ability to learn. Since then, Bedwei, refusing to let her disability affect […]

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“One day at a Time does it. Do not hassle to understand the full picture…” Adenike Oyetunde Speaks to Leading Ladies Africa.

After receiving a devastating and life-changing cancer diagnosis at 20, and subsequently having one of her legs amputated, Adenike Oyetunde determined in her heart to not only survive, but to thrive despite tragic circumstances. She’s gone on to become a lawyer, On-Air-Personality, Influencer and Founder of Amputees United – an advocacy platform for amputees. Adenike […]

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“The most important thing you can give a child is Education” Zeinab Badawi on Using African history as a tool for Change.

In December of 2017, Sudanese-British television and radio journalist- Zeinab Badawi gave a TED X speech- Using African history as a tool for change. She highlighted various themes in her speech including the power of education and history stressing, how crucial it is to understand oneself and one’s history to move forward with pride.  The […]

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