Hair Conversations At Kipilipili Hair Expo

There is a certain joy that comes with knowing that as a naturalista, you can easily access natural hair products from your local manufacturers at an affordable price. Kipilipili Hair Expo brought together natural hair and skin product entrepreneurs and naturalistas in one place in Dar Es Salaam making it easier for the sharing of…

Collaborations and Doing Business Through The Creative Womxn Hookup

The Creative Womxn Hookup is a great and safe space for women in the creative industry to meet and discuss or share ideas and advice on how to excel in their chosen careers, as well as do business together and collaborate. Pioneered by creative entrepreneur  Landa Willie, the hookup has had three successful installments in…

Lebo Mphela Pioneers Black Owned Nail Polish Brand in South Africa

Nail grooming is a very important part of most women’s lives because women feel great when they have their nails filed and polished. It is also comes as no surprise that nail grooming is unisex as men have also started to take nail grooming seriously, salons and nails bars have had an influx of men…

The Fashion Torch Incubation Hub Launch

  After three months of product testing, evaluation and thorough research, on 25th June 2016  my friends at Fashion Torch Africa officially launched East and Central Africa’s first Business incubation and mentor ship hub for fashion and and creative arts brands and ideas. FTA HUB works with a vision of Growing Africa Fashion and creative arts…

Tropics Voices Ambassadors

I am so happy to announce that a couple of awesome human beings and I have been selected as Tropics Voices Ambassadors by South African based media group called Tropics Media.We will be sharing our stories on http://www.tropics-magazine.com stay tuned and follow our articles on different topics.

The Culture Of Entrepreneurship

So while researching on African Cultures for my blog series I decided to add a segment on business in Africa. Businessman and creative Jermaine Charles tells us how Entrepreneurship began in his family. As Africans we have always been entrepreneurs. ********************************************************************   The Culture of Entreprenuership – A Perspective Written By Jermaine Charles  @charlesjaymr on…

Africa Reign: Lisa Chiriseri

Lisa Chiriseri is the founder of FACEZ which stands for “Fund A Child’s Education Zimbabwe” and FACEZ’s vision is to build a powerful local based education fund that assists marginalized and under privileged children attain a brighter future through access education and holistic support. Lisa also founded “Street Exit Strategies”a rehabilitation organisation working with people living…

Africa Reign: Ruramai Musekiwa

Ruramai  Musekiwa is  a creative activist who’s passionate about art life and effecting positive social change through creative mediums and campaigns. She is a graphic designer by trade, writer, visual artist and aspirant muso. “Rudo” as she is affectionately known strives to find the balance between an extremely philanthropic business model and a focused profitable value proposition. “Sibahle”which means…

Africa Reign: Kagiso Koyabe

Kagiso Koyabe, is an Economist with a degree from the University of Johannesburg, entrepreneur and designer from Botswana. A South African graffiti artist who told Kagiso about the history of the Hip Hop Culture in Southern Africa and taught him about design, materials and art  inspired Kagiso to start an urban lifestyle company called Lucky…

Africa Reign: Belinda Phofu

Belinda Phofu is a  21 year old creative entrepreneur and alternative jewelry designer. Belinda’s brand SIIC,which stands for Style Is InCalculable, is an alternative jewelry brand that was created in 2012. She began making jewelry in 2012, which was the year she had to take a gap year because her mom couldn’t afford to send me…