Nigerian Kene Rapu Is Setting The Trend For Made In Nigeria Footwear

We love our African stories and we proudly bring you the story whenever our African ladies get the global recognition for their hard work. One of them is the awesome Kene Rapu – The Founder of Slippers By Kene. She started ‘Slippers by Kene’, in 2011, as an initiative to promote the development of the local […]

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Introducing: TEDxSurulereWomen

  It is often said that one of the hardest things in life is figuring out which bridges to burn, and which to cross. Sometimes, the bridges we burn light our way, other times, the bridges we burn are the same ones we need in the future. For TEDWomen 2017, we’ll explore the theme of […]

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Editi Effiong: On creating spaces for women to thrive

For some, the terms Women Empowerment, Gender Inclusion and Equality are just buzz words. But for some, like Editi Effiong, CEO Anakle, creating spaces where women benefit is a no-brainer. In this post, first published in a Facebook group, he explains why his organization operates a “women first” hiring policy.   One of the questions I […]

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“Innovation Fascinates me” LLA Interview with Damilola Teidi, CEO GoMyWay

With varied interests in business, technology and fashion, Damilola Teidi, CEO/Co-Founder, GoMyWay.com, believes that more women need to be encouraged to take up careers in science and technology. She speaks on her love for technology, her life as an entrepreneur and why she is constantly fascinated by the start-up space. Who is Damilola Teidi, and […]

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#LLA Interview: “The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself and Others, is Sharing Your Talent” Anie Akpe, Founder IBOM LLC

On her Twitter cover photo is an image that says “Be Your Own Hero,” a quote that gives remarkable insight to the sort of woman Anie Akpe is. Serial Entrepreneur, and Founder of Tech Enterprises; IBOM LLC, Innov8tiv, and Networq App, Nigerian-born Anie is not letting the presence of challenges keep her from achieving her […]

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#BlackGirlMagic: 10 Things You Should Know About Cynthia Erivo

Everyone’s talking about her. From Oprah, to Jennifer Hudson. From The New York Times, to The Guardian; the whole world is paying attention to this magnificently talented thespian. Of course, it also noteworthy to mention that she picked up the win for leading actress in a musical for her role as Celie in The Colour Purple. Everyone agrees that […]

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LLA Interview: “Failures and mistakes are part of the learning process.” Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu, CEO Bubez Foods

Successful entrepreneurs are those who turn ordinary products or services into extraordinary brands, creating value for customers and their target audience. For Ijeoma, meeting the hygiene and convenience needs of mothers with a local staple proved to be an ingenious and inspired idea. Enjoy her interview and read about how she’s turning Bubez Pap into […]

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Omilola Oshikoya Gives Practical Ways On How To Survive An Economic Crisis

In the concluding part of her two-part series, Africa’s Premier Wealth Coach and Investment Consultant. Omilola Oshikoya, explores the recent challenges in the Nigerian economy, and gives practical tips on how to make the best of these challenging times. Reduce your transport costs Married couples, work colleagues or parents with kids in the same school […]

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10 Things Somebody Should Have Taught Me: Titilope Sonuga Williams

In a series of tweets, sometime last year, Spoken Word artist, Titilope Sonuga, shared some profound gems on living, loving and learning. Oldie, but goodie, but still so poignant and useful: Do not romanticize suffering. There is nothing poetic about a love that breaks your spirit. Know when to leave. Some bridges need to be […]

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