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I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure

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The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well as dignitaries from all walks of life turned out for the festival’s opening presentation, the acclaimed Hollywood film, Birth of a Nation,

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Innovation and entrepreneurial ambition seems to be booming all over the Continent. So much so that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had to pay Lagos a visit.    Despite of the recent economic recession, Nigeria's growing tech sand start up scene still shows promise. Genius tech-entrepreneur, Mark Essien, is making a

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Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking

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She Leads Africa (SLA) is a dynamic community striving to help African women on the continent and in the Diaspora achieve their professional dreams. Since its foundation in 2014, SLA has set its vision on becoming the #1 destination for smart and ambitious businesswomen.   From June 2nd

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Embracing oneself, flaws and flabs, in an era of face beats and leg contouring has never been more difficult. Moreover, black women especially are constantly forced to question their own unique and complex beauty in a society that has created an ideal beauty standard for women:

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