Portrait

South Africa’s scrubland plant entrepreneur

South Africa's Western Cape has more botanic biodiversity than the rainforests of the Amazon. Most of this is composed of "fynbos" - scrubland plants...
Kibonen Nfi: a african designer

Meet the Cameroonian designer behind this Lupita Nyong’o look

Just two issues ago, Kibonen Nfi designs were featured on the Cover of NewAfricanWoman Magazine in its designer spotlight describing her as a hidden treasure in African...
Rev. Dr Abbeam

From A Street Kid To A Mogul: The Gripping Story Of Rev. Dr. Abbeam...

There are many ‘rags to riches’ stories that uplift the self-confidence and conviction of people but the story of Rev. Dr Abbeam Ampomah Danso...
Afropreneurs

Meet the home decor company fusing brooklyn cool with afro-chic

While other children grew up playing video games, Ugandan-American interior stylist Nasozi Kakembo designed blueprints. After a stint in the human rights and social...
African Pop Music

2 Female Artists Blazing Trail in African Pop Music

Modern West African pop music features few female voices, and one won't find many women on the DJ scene across the continent. But here...
Nigeria

The Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team Is Making History

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga will make history at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea by representing Nigeria in the bobsled race. Based...

Sandra Aguebor: Lady Mechanic

Sandra Aguebor is Nigeria's first lady mechanic. Growing up in a polygamous family in Benin City, her mother actively discouraged her from following her...
Afropreneurs

Afropreneurs: Essie Bartels Aims to Be West Africa’s Premier Culinary Ambassador with Essiespice

After living on three continents and traveling across 25 countries, there’s one place where Essie Bartels has always felt at home—the kitchen. Growing up, she...
Atang Tshikare

Prolific, prodigious, but never pop: Inside the mind of Cape Town designer Atang Tshikare

The mind of self-taught Cape Town designer Atang Tshikare fizzles with ideas. But he's always focused on one thing: telling positive stories about Africa. Among...