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Here, we share stories of incredible African women and their businesses across the continent that are to be reckoned with.
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Working from home can be hard for anybody and this era of social distancing isn’t making it easier. Most companies right now require most of their staff to work effectively from home due to the covid-19 outbreak. This can be hard for people who are not used to working from home due to various distractions like; loud neighbors, children, pets, a loud spouse, chores, TV, the internet and so much more. In order to work efficiently from home and actually get things done, one needs discipline, here are 5 waysSEE DETAILS

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The business of masks in Africa has grown tremendously in a short period, this is due to the corona virus pandemic. Most African governments have turned to local textile manufacturers as well as small and large scale fashion brands to assist in the making of both surgical and cloth masks in order to curb the spread of the pandemic.The support from various governments in the continent has  shocked many as most African countries heavily rely on China and this is because, most governments, allegedly claim that the local industries areSEE DETAILS

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Most African states have ordered small businesses, including bars and restaurants to close down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure is devastating, not only to the owners of the businesses but also to their employees, who rely on the business in order to fend for their families.Here are 5 ways you can help small African (women-owned) businesses afloat.ORDER ONLINEMost stores and restaurants might have closed their doors but they are still offering delivery services. You can shop easily from the comfort of your home and have the goods convenientlySEE DETAILS </spa...

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When did you start WAPI?I started WAPI 2 years ago.Why did you start WAPI?I discovered a wealth of amazing brands, artisans and initiatives as well as a melting pot of cultures but I felt that many of these brands and initiatives relied on word of mouth for any visibility and that the different communities I met seemed to each know different places with not much cross over. I love playing to Hide and seek but did not find it super convenientI decided to do something about this, bring information aboutSEE DETAILS

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Imagine a man strong and brave enough to fight for women rights. Meet Jeremiah Kipainoi  a communication practionier who has dedicated his life to influence policy against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa, through digital media.    He graduated from Daystar University with his communications degree and the Dean’s Award for the school of Communication, Languages and Performing Arts. He later got a scholarship to be part of the Salzburg Global Seminar, where his fire to use communication to fight harmful cultural practices was sparked. Being from the Maasai community, Jeremiah hadSEE DETAILS

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