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G7 approve $251 million in support of women entrepreneurs in Africa

G7 approve $251 million in support of women entrepreneurs in Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders on Sunday approved a package of $251 million in support of the African Development Bank’s AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa. Macron at a press conference at the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France stated that he is particularly proud, as the current G7 president, and the programme they are supporting.“The AFAWA initiative, comes from an …

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Caak-A Consultancy CEO Cynthia Awumee becomes the change she seeks

With a radiant smile and a confident look, she peers from behind her eyeglasses and folds her arms in front of her and say, “the satisfaction of helping people is the inspiration behind what I do.” Her name is Cynthia Afi Awumee and she is the CEO of Caak-A Consultancy, a consulting firm in Ghana. Being a young female and …

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Mo Abudu: The Nigerian media mogul with a global empire

Mo Abudu

(CNN) — How do you get from a talk show sofa to boardroom chair? If you ask Mosunmola “Mo” Abudu, it’s being motivated by an eagerness to dispel ignorance – more specifically about Africa. In eleven years, this female entrepreneur has transitioned from simply hosting a television show to owning a multimedia empire. The 52-year-old has been labeled as Africa’s most successful woman by …

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List of 100 Most Influential African Women for 2020

Leading African PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has announced its second annual publication on Africa’s most prominent women dubbed the 2020 100 Most Influential African Women. The list which has a representation of the most powerful African women from 34 countries were chosen from various career backgrounds including diplomacy, politics, activism, entrepreneurship, business leadership and entertainment. Nigeria, South Africa …

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Meet Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women of 2020 according to Forbes

This is a first-of-its-kind Pan-African compilation of the continent’s leading women, drawn from business, politics, media, science, sports and public life, who are challenging the status quo and creating a trail on terrain where there was none. They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them. Africa’s 50 Most …

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Ghanaian Fashion designer Sally Torpey changing the African Narrative through Fashion

Sally Torpey is the designer behind the SALLY TORPEY brands Oheemaa™ and the JAK Gentile Giant Collection which is in honor of the former president of Ghana John A. Kufuor. Sally combines her rich sense of design, culture, and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment. She creates and produces simple, elegant, and sophisticated indigenous textiles and clothing …

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Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye boosts confidence at Diva Forever Beauty Spa

Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antiaye has been fascinated since childhood with everything that comes together to make a woman look beautiful, with emphasis on the looks and appearance of women. This fascination is what drove her to establish Diva Forever Beauty Spa. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Diva Forever Beauty Spa, Ayeesha Tsotsoo Antique who is a trained cosmetologist, …

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Radical Woman Conference for Lagos this July 2018 after successful Accra launch

Radical Woman Conference

Radical Woman Conference (RWC) is an event dedicated to inspiring lives with a purpose according to Founder and Meicha Geohagen-Moguche, who successfully launched the conference this February in Accra, Ghana’s capital city. After the Accra launch, the conference moved to Keta which is about for hours away from Accra, for a second event. With eyes now set on Africa’s largest …

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Pen To Paper Ghana gives girls ‘wings to fly with’ at Menstrual Hygiene workshop

Menstrual Hygiene

Co-founder of Pen to Paper Ghana (P2P) Katie Emerson in a chat with TheAfricanDream.net has said the P2P Menstrual Hygiene and Empowerment Workshop held to address the monthly problem behind some female students missing classes in Ghana was a huge success. “We noticed that a lot of our female students were missing a week of school and our classes every month. After sensitively …

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Meet Sally Esinam Torpey, CEO & Creative Director at Sallet Fashion House of Ghana

Sally Esinam Torpey

Sally Esinam Torpey, the designer behind the brand Oheemaa™, combines her rich sense of culture and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment to produce simple, elegant, and sophisticated textiles and clothing for both men and women. Oheemaa™ is all about redefining African fashion. Sally has been a featured designer at the National Art Center of Ghana in …

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