Spotlighting Tokunboh Ishmael – Nigeria’s Pioneer Impact Investor

Tokunboh Ishmael is an accomplished and experienced private equity investor. She is the Managing Director and co-founder of Alitheia Capital. In 2015, she co-founded Alitheia Identity, a fund manager that invests in...
December 10, 2017
  • Spotlighting Tokunboh Ishmael – Nigeria’s Pioneer Impact Investor

    Ten years ago, Tokunboh Ishmael and Jumoke Akinwunmi started Alitheia Capital, a Nigerian-based investment firm channeling private equity investments to transform and close the funding gaps so as to meet the unique business opportunities available on the continent. The empowerment of women-owned businesses is a key part of their...
  • Bonang Matheba Is December Cover Girl For Parisian Magazine, Amina

    Media personality Bonang Matheba made it to Paris in September,w hile there, the 30-year-old did a shoot for the cover of “Amina” magazine. The magazine is read around Europe, and is also exported to several African countries, throughout the Caribbean, and in North America. Matheba’s cover is for the...
  • [Discover Soul] Spotlighting Sona Jobarteh, The First Female Professional Kora Player

    The Kora (21-string African harp) is one of the most important instruments belonging to the Manding people of West Africa (Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau). It belongs exclusively to Griot families with traditional rights, to play the Kora professionally, given only to those born into the Griot family....
  • [Winning] The Barbados Street Singer Rihanna Grew Up On Is Renamed In Her Honor

    On Thursday, Barbados marked its 51st Independence Day ceremony with a special honor in Rihanna’s name, the street the singer grew up on was renamed Rihanna Drive, formerly known as Westbury New Road. In a remark by the Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Hon. Fruendel Stuart during the event, he shared...
  • Spotlighting SZA – Most Nominated Female, Grammy Awards 2018

    SZA has been making big moves in the music industry all year and her efforts have not gone unnoticed. The 28-year-old singer from New Jersey just nabbed five Grammy nominations for her mainstream debut Ctrl. It’s further proof that she’s a force to be reckoned with. The sultry singer delivers...
  • [Watch] Ghana’s Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Rawlings In Forbes Woman Africa Interview With Peace Hyde

    Nana Konadu Rawlings is Ghana’s longest serving first lady and one of the most influential women in the country’s democratic history. In this episode of Against The Odds with Peace Hyde (TV Personality), she shares her passion for women’s rights in Ghana and her ongoing vision to see every...
  • Spotlighting Chidiogo Akunyili – Founder, She ROARs – ‘Reimagining Our Africa Rising’

    Chidiogo Akunyili is the Founder of She ROARs – Reimagining Our Africa Rising — empowering women across Africa to unleash their full potential and that of the continent.   She is a writer, storyteller, and movement builder who is impacting global narrative based in her belief and championship of...
  • Miss South Africa Is Crowned Miss Universe 2017

    Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview, the Western Cape native talked about...
  • Spotlighting Lindi Mamashela – Global Aviation South Africa

    A veteran with over 22 years’ experience in different aspects of the aviation business, Mamashela considers it a privilege to be an entrepreneur in an industry she loves. “Aviation is my calling. I joined SAA in 1995, when the country was undergoing transformation and I was the airline’s first...

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