Penny Mpanza embodies the idea of being a changemaker

Penny Mpanza understands the power of giving and positively touching the lives of others. this led her to start Let’s Build Our Country Fund NPC (LBOC Fund). It is an innovative Non-Profit Company aimed at addressing the issue of inequality in South Africa by creating 1000 educational and career opportunities for South African youth every year. […]

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LLA FashionFocus: Kaylah Oniwo

We’re taking a peek into the style haven of one of our favorite media queens Kaylah Oniwo. She is one of Nigerians Leading On Air Personalities, and a lifestyle blogger. Everyone knows Kaylah to be on helluva show stopper with her amazingly Paired up outfits. more reasons why we stay glued to her blog 🙂 […]

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Why we love Thando Thabethe

Thando Thabethe  is a South African actress, radio DJ, television host and the first ever African brand ambassador for Nivea. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Thando was not afraid to chase her dreams until they became a reality, she has since established herself a a force in the entertainment industry, having hosted some of the biggest awards ceremonies in the […]

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How to fall in love with yourself. 7 tips to self love

So I asked about ten (10) different people who they loved the most in their lives and it was alarming to discover that ALL of them pointed to or mentioned someone else, and I wondered how many other people they will list before they get to mention or point at themselves (that’s if they remember). […]

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Bukky Asehinde is the Creative Entrepreneur’s Best Friend.

Bukky Asehinde is the founder of Bellafricana(which means ‘Beautiful Africa’). A platform that promotes and connects Afrocentric businesses to their customers. Bellafricana is an initiative with a focus on Made-in-Nigeria Non-oil products development, where customers and suppliers engage and transact to bridge the buyer-seller gap and create a wider outreach for Nigerian (African) products locally & […]

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Don’t let fear hold you back from truly living. 7 other things we learnt from KalineAkinkugbe’s LLA interview

Kaline is a singer-songwriter/pianist and film composer. she also refers to herself as a music entrepreneur. Kaline owns the blog amusicianinlagos.com which is an online resource for local and diasporan artists who are trying to navigate the Nigerian Music industry. the blog features articles, podcasts, videos, and interviews to help any musician in this part of the world better […]

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Meet Ugandan entrepreneur Esther Karwera. Founder of Akorion

Esther Karwera is the founder and CEO of Akorion Company Limited, a tech startup that connects small-scale farmers in the rural areas to digital value chains, enabling them to sell their farm produce directly to customers in the urban centers. She is also the co-founder of webfuse a technology firm involved in providing ICT solutions and software development. […]

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#WomenWeLove: Ajoke Silva

This queen right here needs no introduction, but I’ll let you know a few things about her, for those who do not know her.  She is notable icon in the Nigerian movie industry, she is an exceptional actor and director. An amazing Mom and wife, she is a partner to her husband at the Lufodo Academy […]

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Is the media/internet promoting unrealistic standards of beauty?

This question easily becomes an argument in small gatherings these days. It has become almost too easy to declare someone as fake, just by looking through his or her Instagram feed. We even go as far as referring to people as “slay queen” or “slay king”. Over time, celebrities, magazine editors, and fashion designers held […]

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