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Maya Hayakawa…

Maya Hayakawa is a Senior presenter at BBC, Storyteller, Moderator, Corporate MC and Media & PR Consultant. She is passionate about business journalism & self development. Before joining the BBC, Maya worked as a business news anchor at Mediamax’s K24 TV, in Kenya where she had worked for three years. “Today marks my last day …

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Meet Colette Otusheso

  Colette Otusheso is an experienced, value-driven marketing, communications and project management professional with a proven record of championing organizational wide initiatives within cross-functional teams. Colette has worked with well-established global and local organizations including VIACOM International Media Networks Africa and MNET Africa. She was instrumental in the successful launch of several Africa Magic channels …

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Meet Jacqueline Nwobu

Jacqueline Nwobu is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Munaluchi Bride Magazine, the leading and nationally distributed wedding magazine and online wedding marketplace; which caters to multicultural couples and serves the $200 billion wedding and events industry. Since the launch of Munaluchi in 2010, Jacqueline has grown the brand into an industry leader with a robust multi-cultural …

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Meet Akinyi Ochieng

Akinyi Ochieng is a Gambian-Kenyan strategist and social impact leader. As Corporate Communications Manager at leading fintech company WorldRemit, she drives high-impact social innovation and global communications and policy programs across the Global South, with a keen interest and passion for Africa. Ms. Ochieng writes about business, culture, and politics in emerging markets for a …

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Meet Abel Makkonen “The Weeknd” Tesfaye

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer.[3] His work has been categorized as alternative R&B.   In 2010, he anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd” and released the critically acclaimed mixtapes House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence in 2011. His mixtapes were later …

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Meet Sheila Okonji Ashinze

  SheilaO is the founder of the global booking agency, ZONS PR/TOURS, which opened a niche in Africa where international A-list artistes are taken to tour the continent in partnership with many other corporate companies. A previously untapped market, Africa became the host to a series of high profile concerts, despite the doubts of many …

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Meet Donald Glover

The multi-talented Donald Glover is a writer, actor, musician, comedian, producer and director, who performs under the stage names Childish Gambino and mcDJ. He was born Donald McKinley Glover at Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (Smith), ran a daycare center, and his father, Donald Glover, …

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Meet Danielle Belton

Danielle Belton was born and raised at  St. Louis, Mo. on a healthy diet of news programming, pop culture, black history and “snark,” Danielle C. Belton examines the irreverent side of American life. She is currently editor-in-chief for The Root, the leading African American news site for news and commentary. With two million readers in …