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When It Pays To Be Online

By  Forbes Woman Africa November 20, 2017
The Instagram influencer marketing industry is expected to exceed $1 billion by the end of 2017, and more than double by 2019. A Santa Monica-based influencer marketing industry...
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Diaspora

From Monrovia To The Movies

By  Forbes Woman Africa November 9, 2017
To the uninitiated, Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji plays Molly in Insecure, a popular HBO comedy series offering a fresh take on the lives of black women as they...
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African Union

Highly Adaptable And Totally Indestructible

By  Forbes Woman Africa November 6, 2017
Zimbabwe native Arikana Chihombori-Quao wears many labels beyond her always-stylish designer suits. She’s a physician, founder of medical clinics, and an entrepreneur who includ...
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Amina Gerba

Shea’s A Force

By  Forbes Woman Africa November 3, 2017
Unrefined shea butter imported from Africa is in high demand these days by skincare manufacturers worldwide. But few companies that create products made with the in-demand raw m...
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Conservation

Will There Be Any Elephants Left In 2030?

By  Forbes Woman Africa October 26, 2017
Once upon a time, Africa alone was home to 26 million elephants. The giants roamed the continent knowing not what lay in store, that their habitats would dwindle and so would th...
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Leadership Academy for Girls

Oprah Keeping The Promise Made To Mandela

By  Forbes Woman Africa October 16, 2017
DNA linked Oprah Winfrey’s maternal ancestry to Liberia, Cameroon and Zambia. While any one of those African countries could be her native homeland — her heart belongs to South ...
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Dream Doctor Collection

Fashion In The Operation Theater?

By  Forbes Woman Africa October 6, 2017
It was her work in the dull, dour hospital corridors, day and night, and a particular distaste for the scrubs she had to wear every day, that made Felicia Tshite come up with a ...
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The Link Between Federer And Food

By  Forbes Woman Africa October 4, 2017
Besides family, South African restaurateur Yente Pienaar shares something else in common with world tennis legend Roger Federer. And that is the word ‘serve’, which she d...
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So… You Earn More Than Your Husband?

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 28, 2017
Earning more money than her boyfriend proved to be dangerous for Thembisa*, but it didn’t start out that way. Their relationship bloomed from a serendipitous meeting on a bus, b...
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Art

Three Women, Three Wives, One True Story

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 20, 2017
“I will not give up on them. I will bring light to their darkness,” announces the feisty, damaged hero of Lola Shoneyin’s poignant, gripping, jaw-to-the-floor hilarious 2010 nov...
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The Only Woman In The Boardroom

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 7, 2017
Reinette van der Merwe has been in the banking industry for more than two decades, and risen to be one of Botswana’s most formidable professionals, but says she still sees glari...
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The Superstar And The Star

By  Forbes Woman Africa September 1, 2017
Venus Williams made her debut at Wimbledon in 1997. That same year, Wang Qiang, Noami Osaka and Jeļena Ostapenko were born. In 2017, Williams beat all three of them on the way t...
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