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…

ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand

As a black African woman, I am always delighted to find other black African women who are not only great creators but are also venturing into industries that have just a handful or no black people at all. Lebohang Tsimo is a young black South African woman who owns and runs a lingerie brand called…

African Women Awards Nominees Announced

African Women Awards founded by Carol Nyazika and Lisa Chiriseri will be hosting the second Award ceremony on 3 December in Harare at a venue that will be announced soon. The awards were launched on the 7th of November 2015 at Meikles Hotel in Harare with the aim of recognizing, celebrating and honoring powerful and…

4 Girls About Girls: A New Sanctuary For High School Girls

4 Girls About Girls is a mentorship campaign based in Soweto which was  initiated to select a group of girls based in Protea South, North and Protea Glen . The program is designed to empower, educate and develop these ambitious girls through social development and community based projects that will build their self-esteem and self confidence…

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…

The Mermaid Awakens Her Warrior

The Mermaid Awakens Her Warrior is a great underwater shoot conceptualized and directed by Fuaad Abdool in collaboration with amazing young African  women. From what I gathered the story line is that of love. the mermaid wonders deep into the ocean where she meets the warrior, motionless and she radiates her energy into him thus…

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: Yemurai Nyoni

Yemurai Nyoni is a 25-year-old Zimbabwean activist, who expects to influence global governance within the next 15 years through equipping young leaders and creating and supporting spaces for youth to exercise their leadership. As a leader in his country, he helped build and eventually led a national network of over 1200 young leaders working on…