Powerful African Goddess: Joan Mazimhaka

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 23, 2016
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Women worldwide have enjoyed all kinds of advancement in the field of business, becoming more and more visible at leadership levels in various sectors; however, they continue to be shut out of most managerial positions. In Rwanda, the glass ceiling that prevents women from reaching greater heights is forever changing. ElleAfrique caught up with Joan Mazimhaka, […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Solaire Munyana

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 09, 2016
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Solaire Munyana is a television producer and television production consultant of shows like ‘The Hostel’. She graciously took time out to tell us about her career and give advice for all who want to be in television. EA: Please tell us your background Solaire: I am a Ugandan television producer and television production consultant. As a […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Pam Samasuwo-Nyawiri

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Feb 16, 2016
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Meet Pam Samasuwo- Nyawiri – an Award Winning Designer, Fashion Journalist and African Fashion Advocate from Zimbabwe.  Having always been inspired by fashion, she decided to go back to university and study Fashion Accessory Design.  She has combined her first degree in Journalism and Communication, her passion for creativity and her insatiable curiosity to propel herself in the fashion […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Cynthia Munwangari

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Oct 08, 2015
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Dans le cadre de notre série intitulée:  Powerful African Goddess, ElleAfrique a récemment eu le plaisir et l’honneur d’interviewer Cynthia Munwangari – Jeune créatrice et modele ainsi que initiatrice et fondatrice du project: Bujumbura Fashion Week et Cy’Mun Collection.  Avec nous, Cynthia partage ses idées et sa perspective sur le Burundi, la mode, le rôle de […]

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A Curtsy To The Ladies

Article written by Evelyn Masaba I sat up the other morning and looked at my laptop trying to formalize the words to an article that I wanted to send to our editor to publish. I told myself “this time we can do it”. I couldn’t do it at all, but I did get to stare […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Sandra Idossou

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Nov 07, 2014
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Elleafrique likes to feature interviews on african women around the world who are doing amazing things for themselves and others. Elleafrique got up close and personal with one of those women. EA: Who is Sandra Idossou? Sandra: I am a consultant, a trainer, a mystery shopper, a writer, an author, a communicator, a publisher, a […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Louise Uwacu

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Oct 10, 2014
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Louise Uwacu once described herself as a “rebellious teenager in Kenya who crossed through Europe and became a fearless woman in North America.” The outspoken Canadian-Rwandese is self accomplished in many ways but still strives for more in her many fields of work. ElleAfrique caught up with her to get a bit more insight into […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Gloria Wavamunno

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jun 17, 2013
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EA: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Gloria Wavamunno, I am the Artistic Director of GloRia WavaMunno, a women’s wear fashion label. I am from Kampala, Uganda and I am also based there. I studied Fashion and Fashion Marketing/Business in London. My brand has been in production for five years […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Tola Onigbanjo

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 09, 2013
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Women’s suppression is one of the major problems in our society today. Many African women are still fighting a slowly detereorating patriarchal society, and as such more and more projects and initiatives are being born to help these women find their voice and their position in society. However it is not about how many projects […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Keko

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 06, 2013
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Seeking a career in the music industry is not easy. Everyone wants to become a singer but not everyone can sing. Music is ‘music’ but it is not the only thing that one needs to make it big. Personal image, stage performance, business success and hard work are among the few attributes needed to take […]

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