#BFF Goals: 5 things Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o teach us about friendship

Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o are both beautiful, talented and incredibly successful black women; breaking stereotypes and constantly promoting that #Blackgirlmagic. They are also the stars of Marvel’s billion dollar movie Black Panther. But what we love most about these two is the fact that they are major #friendshipgoals. Here are 5 things we’ve learned […]

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5 Black women over 40 giving us life

From Lagos to New York, black women all over the world are inspiring us with their lives, and giving us motivation to live by. Here are 7 black women over 40 who we TOTALLY LIVE for: MO Abudu (CEO/Founder Ebony Life TV) The Founder/CEO of Ebony Life TV is a media and entertainment maven. Aunty […]

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Entrepreneur advice from Daisy Mogne

In Mozambique many more women are living their dreams and we couldn’t be more pleased. Daisy Mogne is one of those women. She is the CEO of Daisy Mogne studio, a professional make up and hair styling company.  This is her advice to female entrepreneurs, ”Always stay focused and motivated. You will find many barriers along the […]

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Teniola Adewunmi is saving women from health complications one day at a time

Most people who have stopped using relaxers did so to join the TeamNatural. However Teniola is advocating for more people to stop using these chemical relaxers because they are harmful to the body, not just the hair. This is because Teni, a PhD student in Industrial Hygiene at the University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of […]

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Tokunbo Koiki is showcasing African meals to the world

We’ve featured many food businesses on the Leading Ladies blog but today’s business is dynamic. Tokunbo’s business has been in existence for just two years and she has successfully fed more than 5, 000 people through six street food festivals, nine pop-up and supper clubs events and three in-house chef residencies. That’s an innovative twist […]

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Meet Uloma Mbuko, the Queen of Golf in Africa

If you didn’t know her before it is a pleasure to introduce Uloma Mbuko, Nigeria’s top female golfer who has competed across Africa at the highest level of the sport for 17 years and has reached the Class A level, which has just a few Nigerian women golfers. She has won about 200 awards and […]

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Felicia Tshite started a business to help doctors look fashionable

As a doctor, Felicia did not like the drab clothes she had to wear everyday. They were unfashionable, unisex and without any iota of design. She didn’t feel feminine in them. This made her decide to make her own. Since she is fueled by a proper image, Felicia created what she needed, which is a […]

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Meet Agnes Mulewa Mg’ang’a, the 23 year old running a multi-million business

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you read the topic? A 23-year-old running such a business? Yes yes yes. Agnes is the CEO of International Brand Solutions one of Kenya’s rising entrepreneurs. Her company helps businesses re-brand and easily meet targets. Although she grew up in the slums, Agnes has always […]

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This is how Susan Mboya is inspiring Africa’s youth

It is often said that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. However, what is done to engage them properly and prepare them for the responsibility ahead?  Susan Mboya, President of the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, is taking this seriously. Through the YES!Program launched in 2015, youths in more than six African countries have been trained in different […]

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