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Career Goals: Acanda Jaswa on solving ‘hidden hunger’ in Africa with HarvestPlus
5 days ago

Career Goals: Acanda Jaswa on solving ‘hidden hunger’ in Africa with HarvestPlus

With almost 10 years spent working with global brand giants Nestle, BMW and Kelloggs in the field of Consumer Marketing and Brand Management, Acanda Jaswa joined non-profit organisation – …
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This Fashion Fiend: Bobo Matjila on building her brand
2 weeks ago

This Fashion Fiend: Bobo Matjila on building her brand

Bobo Matjila, known on Instagram as @thisFashionFiend, is a true renaissance woman whose titles include social media influencer, photographer, model, consultant, and podcast host. She uses brands, ideas, and products to …
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#CareerGoals: Viola Llewellyn helps African SMEs grow to scale
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
9 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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