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We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

Marie Curie

Fashion

Fashion For A Cause

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 27, 2017
Preeti Kapoor moved to Cape Town, South Africa, in 1997 from Hamburg, Germany, and 10 years later, with her business partner, Sasha Aleksic, set up Scalini, a luxury boutique in...
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Preeti Kapoor
Celebrity

7 Questions With Jo-Ann Strauss

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 19, 2017
One of South Africa’s most familiar public personalities Jo-Ann Strauss has worked to raise awareness for children’s rights as a national ambassador for ...
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Jo-Ann Strauss
Cricket

On A Good Wicket Now

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 18, 2017
There was a time when the phrases ‘throw like a girl’ or ‘run like a girl’ were considered insults. These days, they’re not; especially not if you are a member of the South Afri...
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Women
Conservation

A Paradise In Retreat

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 11, 2017
Flying over the 400-mile wide Mozambique Channel that separates Madagascar from the African continent, my heart raced at the prospect of visiting a remote island that separated ...
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Conservation
lemurs
Co-working spaces

The Workplace Of The Future – Or Now?

By  Forbes Woman Africa July 11, 2017
The time for an intervention of the workplace has arrived. The traditional office as we know it, bound by a desk with set working hours, being present for meetings, and processi...
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future
CEO

‘I Have Never Been Paid A Salary’

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 25, 2017
I’ve never been paid a salary; I became an entrepreneur straight after college,’’ says Jenny Miller, CEO and Creative Director of MIGLIO jewelry in Cape Town. The self-ta...
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December 2015
Alexandra

Trading Punches In A Male Bastion

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 25, 2017
In the tiny dining room of a dimly-lit home in Alexandra, Johannesburg’s oldest township, the only child of Davidson Moyo would sit transfixed on her father’s lap, usually in th...
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Boxing
Advertising

‘I Stick To My Guns’

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 19, 2017
Nigeria’s advertising and media market is on the cusp of growth. Newly-affluent consumers, new products and communication channels abound but navigating them with a clear market...
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Career
Annette Kilele

The Women They Leave

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 18, 2017
On February 5 2013, Annette Kilele and Marie Muyembi both received the same tragic news. Both women are refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo living in Johannesburg....
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Marie Muyembi
Chantel Dartnall

INSPIRATION

By  Forbes Woman Africa May 17, 2017
Shashi Naidoo South African businesswoman, model, actress and TV presenter, who recently became one of the founding members of Fashion with Feeling, a non-profit organi...
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Chantel Dartnall
Chef
Artwork

Her Story In Ink And Paint

By  Forbes Woman Africa February 1, 2017
“War isn’t pretty. Neither is sexism or racism. Mutu’s genius has been to make them too gorgeous to turn away from,” says Lori Waxman, a special contributor of the Chicago Tribu...
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Collages
Ballet

All The Right Moves

By  Forbes Woman Africa February 1, 2017
Ask Beverley Joffe what the secret to belly-dance is and her answer might surprise you. “It’s just decorated walking,” she says, perhaps because the art of moving has alw...
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Ballet
Beverley Joffe
Facebook

The Social Media Disconnect

By  Forbes Woman Africa February 1, 2017
You wake up each morning but before getting out of bed you’re already caught up with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. By the time you’ve reached the office, you know e...
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February 2017
East Africa

What You Don’t See In Travel Brochures

By  Forbes Woman Africa February 1, 2017
With their colorful costumes and tall stature, the Maasai people of the Great Rift Valley region of East Africa are perhaps the most photographed tribe in the world. Their fierc...
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East Africa
February 2016