Akunna Nwala-Akano: The Hair Giant Taking Nigeria’s Beauty Industry to a New Level

Akunna Nwala-Akano: The Hair Giant Taking Nigeria’s Beauty Industry to a New Level

In person, Akunna Nwala-Akano, the driving force behind one of today’s fastest-growing beauty brands in West Africa, Kukus Group, radiates steely self-assurance. Not that this reporter has expected an...

Events

Tida and Ak’s Sierra Leonean’s Mosque Wedding in Maryland

Tida and Ak’s Sierra Leonean’s Mosque Wedding in Maryland

Tida and AK’s love story began during the spring semester of 2012 when both had recently transferred to the same university. To this day AK can’t recall what the topic of the class lecture was, but what he will never fo...

Interview

Jet Li on supporting African entrepreneurs

Jet Li on supporting African entrepreneurs

As a board member of the Jack Ma Foundation, martial artist, actor and philanthropist Jet Li has been involved some of the foundation's key campaigns, including its Africa's Business Heroes competition. Now in its second edition, the ABH compe...

Business

Guerlain Muguet 2020 Millésime fragrance celebrates the rebirth of nature

Guerlain Muguet 2020 Millésime fragrance celebrates the rebirth of nature

Spring is here! And in following its annual tradition of honoring the Lily of the Valley, Guerlain perfumers have unveiled the Muguet 2020 Millésime, an exotic new fragrance created in collaboration with Maison Massillon. This year’s limited and numbered edition captures the esse...

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Creating Future Leaders

Creating Future Leaders

Today, over 50 million girls in Sub-Saharan Africa are out of school. First opening its doors in 2011, the Malaika School provides a free primary and secondary education to 346 girls. With daily classes taught in French ...