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Ghana-born US Material Innovation leader Impacts Global Plastics Industry

She is an industrial leader expert with over two decades of experience that complements her drive to refine and consolidate sustainable plastic material for medical applications and her name is Jacqueline A. Anim. I am yet to meet a woman more intellectually astute about plastic use, application and development than Jacqueline in the United States (US) so for now, let …

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First 2019 Lilkid single ‘Only You’ dishes eargasms to Afrobeat lovers

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Yet another good single by young Ghanaian musician Lilkid titled ‘Only You‘ released March 10, 2019, provides easy-to-listen yet dance-ready vibes which Lilkid say is a love song inspired by beautiful African women. Lilkid courtesy photo In the lyrics, the Afrobats musician also known as Lilkidayo is heard trying to convince this African woman to stick around because she is …

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6 Black History Month worthy reads

Black History Month

As the world changes, so does the publishing industry. There was a time not too long ago when the annual glut of books targeting Black History Month seemed like the only time of year the industry released and promoted new books by black authors or books about black life. That no longer appears to be the case. Anecdotally speaking, based …

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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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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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Women in healthcare and society push endometriosis awareness in Nigeria

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EndoSurvivors International Foundation (EIF) held an endometriosis conference in the third week of September 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria. EIF used the event to raise awareness about endometriosis and educate women, the public, as well as healthcare professionals. Endometriosis is an abnormal growth of cells affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women and girls during their reproductive years. Victims of the …

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Lydia Nsekera’s football governance inspire Uganda women sports leaders

Lydia Nsekera

KAMPALA, August 20, 2018 – Who is Lydia Nsekera? This was the question the women sports leaders in Uganda’s capital Kampala had ahead of an interactive session with the sports guru at the Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC) offices last Thursday evening. Nsekera, a long-time member of the International Olympic Committee and the FIFA Council, was thrilled to meet women sports …

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Allan Monga of Zambia eligible for US poetry contest

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a U.S. government-funded poetry contest, a federal judge ruled Friday, April 20, 2018. The National Endowment for the Arts had blocked the 11th-grader’s participation, saying he doesn’t meet their U.S. citizenship rules. Allan Monga, a 19-year-old junior at Deering High School, won …

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