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What womens month means to us as Zimbabwean women in business

Women’s month means different things to different people and cultures. For me, it means celebrating each and every woman’s business and individual achievements; as well as...

Fungai Nembaware: I am not your average fashion designer, I am a cultural ambassador

Fungai Nembaware, a mother of two boys, a five and eight-year-old started Zuwa Re in 2008. It started as a hobby and building it into...

Enny Ethnic: All our products are manufactured in Zimbabwe

Enny Ethnic is an ethnic fashion online shop run by two sisters from Zimbabwe, Mercy and Matipa Nyamangwanda. They are currently based in the US...

Carol Nyazika: It doesn’t matter if others don’t believe in your dreams

Moving back home was a strategic decision for Carol Nyazika, founder of African Women Awards (AWA) and the founder of Ndanaka. SLA contributor Glenda Makumbe...

Ellen Vannessa Chironga: Look past the fact that you don’t have enough money

Thirty-year-old Ellen Vannessa Chironga, already has an interesting trail of business ventures. One would think with her own designer handbags (LGS bags), lingerie (Peep Collection)...

Let’s pitch your business, shall we

A pitch is a 30 seconds monologue of what you do, why you do it, and how your work is innovative or unique.  People have...

4 reasons you should start that business

Traditional career paths aren’t just for everyone, neither is entrepreneurship. And you know what? That’s totally okay. Some are destined to be entrepreneurs but for...

Kimberley Masimbe: I never design something I cannot wear myself

Four years ago, 29-year-old Kimberley Masimbe stepped out into the fashion industry with her chic Afrocentric vintage clothing line, House of Kiki.M. She started out running her...

Tariro Makina: Billing per hour doesn’t work in Africa

Virtual reality is the world we’re living in. Tariro Makina knows this, that’s why she set up Twenty47 Virtual Assistant, a business that provides social media...