Interviews

The Accountant who finds Fulfillment in Writing.

“I realized that people can be passionate about what they do for a living, and if I’m not as passionate about Accounting and Finance, then I’m definitely in the wrong career. Writing has changed my life.” Tolu Popoola. What is your name? Please tell us about your background (Family, education, hobbies, etc.) My name is…

Read More

Classa Boutique- founded for a cause.

“What keeps me going is the love for what I’m doing and why I started in the first place”……Johnetta  Kerkula. Please provide some background information about yourself. My name is Johnetta Kerkula,  Founder of Classa Boutique. I am from Liberia in West Africa and I have been in the United States since 2002. I graduated…

Read More

Uzo Aduba on the cover the September Issue of Essence Magazine.

“This business will try to convince you that you’re not enough, that you’re not pretty enough, thin enough, talented enough, interesting enough, experienced enough, and I say, ‘Enough. Enough with that!’” stated Aduba in her cover story with Essence Magazine. Uzoamaka Aduba is a 35-year-old actress born in Boston Massachusetts to Nigerian parents. She attended Medfield High…

Read More

An Enterprising Athlete and Entrepreneur- Emmanuel Adewole

“I wake up every day now just thinking, how can I do more good for humanity?”- Emmanuel Wonder Emmanuel Adewole, popularly known as Emmanuel Wonder is a professional footballer(soccer player), lawyer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and fashion designer. He is a Nigerian who was raised in the United Kingdom (London) but currently resides in Chicago, IL and London…

Read More

Creativity with an Entrepreneurial Mindset- Ofili designs

  Chukwunonso Ofili is an artist, entertainer (comedian), and a business owner.  This young entrepreneur continues to gain fame on social media through his comedy group and for his artistic talent. Ofili is originally from Nigeria and he currently resides in Houston Texas. He is the founder of Wahala clothing line, Co CEO of Wowo boyz, an African…

Read More

34-Year-Old Healthcare Executive and Entertainment Entrepreneur

David Erasmus Kassiane is originally from Tanzania and currently resides in New York City. Despite his professional career as a healthcare executive, David has also invested in his passion for music by promoting artists in Tanzania through his Entertainment company, Dreamzworks. Tell us about your Educational Background. – Bsc. in information Management from Western Governors…

Read More

Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta honored as a role model at the 2015 Black Canadian Awards.

Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta is a multifaceted entrepreneur. She is also an Author, Speaker, Change Management Consultant and a Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach.  She is originally from Nigerian and presently resides in Toronto Canada. She was recently recognized as a 2015 role model at the Black Canadian Awards. Tell us about your background (family and…

Read More

Interview with Lara Daniels, an African Romance-Suspense Writer.

“Start small, and then go big”…….Lara Daniels Olubunmi Akindebe, popularly known as Lara Daniels shares her challenges, successes, and goals, as a writer. What is your African Country of Origin and where do you currently reside? I am a Nigerian. I currently reside in Texas with my family. What is your profession? I’m a Nurse…

Read More

IAMH2O advocates for water as a basic human right.

“You are the water you seek”….. I am H2O In a face-to-face interview with Juliana Fashanu, the founder of IAMH2O, Beyond Africa Magazine’s correspondent was able to get in-depth information about the organization. Juliana is originally from Nigeria but currently resides in Fishers IN in the United States. She received her undergraduate degree in Government…

Read More

Tanzanian Engineer develops an early disease detection device.

” My passion was always to come up with something that wouldn’t save my father, since he’d already passed away, but may save somebody else’s parent.” Asanterabi Malima is a Biomedical Device Engineer originally from Tanzania and currently resides in Boston Massachusetts. Family Background My family has been in politics for several generations in Tanzania. In fact…

Read More