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#CareerGoals: Viola Llewellyn helps African SMEs grow to scale
2 months ago

#CareerGoals: Viola Llewellyn helps African SMEs grow to scale

Viola Llewellyn is the co-founder and President of Ovamba Solutions, Inc.. Ovamba is Africa’s first “FinTech” company to create technologies to serve African SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) with innovative …
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#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama
3 months ago

#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama

Piriye Anga, an international lawyer from Nigeria, recently commuted a client’s life sentence, changing the course of one man’s life. Ayiba’s Sanet Oberholzer spoke to this inspirational woman about her …
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South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address
4 months ago

South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address

The youngest Member of Parliament (MP) in South Africa, 24-year-old Hlomela Bucwa, took her turn to address the house for the first time on Tuesday. She delivered a contribution to …
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Nigerian becomes first black woman President of Harvard Law Review
5 months ago

Nigerian becomes first black woman President of Harvard Law Review

Imelme Umana, a doctorate candidate at Harvard Law School, is the first Black woman to be elected as president of one of the most prestigious legal journals in the nation, the Harvard …
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5 Shockers about the Corporate Hustle in Lagos
5 months ago

5 Shockers about the Corporate Hustle in Lagos

I moved home to Lagos (aka Las Gidi) after four years of a liberal arts education in rural Massachusetts. I was excited at the prospect of going home and making the …
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#CareerGoals: Ronke Lawal of Ariatu PR
1 year ago

#CareerGoals: Ronke Lawal of Ariatu PR

We introduce our new series #CareerGoals with a feature on Ronke Lawal, founder of Ariatu PR in London. Ariatu Public Relations works with entrepreneurs and luxury brands to …
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