Simphiwe Dana, South Africa’s very own music maestro reveals how she wasn’t always known for her beautiful voice until her teacher told her how powerful and unique her voice was later on in school. Dana further explains how she was once afraid to call herself a feminist; however, through the years her passion for women and education molded her into the activist she is today.
The founder of Wadi Ben-Hirki foundation shares with us how at the young age of eighteen she started the foundation, which helps girls in Nigeria. She also sheds light on her great love for the country and how she hopes to change the way the world perceives Nigeria.
EOA catches up with Kenyan fashion designer and founder of African Fabric and designs: Kate Mayeye. The glamorous designer talks about how she left the marketing world and pursued her passion for fashion. On page 62, EOA talks relationships and when you should let go. We welcome autumn with bold metallic designs making rounds in the fashion world.
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