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Funke Oladele is the founder of Beyond Africa Magazine. An Entrepreneur, Writer, Public Speaker, Health Professional, and Mentor who is passionate about success inspiration and helping people achieve the best version of themselves.

Success is a Journey

Fixating on the big picture as the only success to acknowledge makes it difficult to identify success along the way. Success is every progress made toward an ultimate goal and this is the basis for the common saying “stop and smell the roses.” The famous motivational speaker and author of several best-selling books, John Maxwell defines…

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Alexis Oladipo transformed from a cleaner to the founder of a healthy food brand.

29-yr-old Alexis Oladipo  from Hackney, East London graduated with a degree in Media and Culture from Roehampton University but found it difficult to get the right job opportunity. She then accepted a job as an office cleaner to make ends meet. “But I couldn’t get a job, not a decent one anyway, so I decided…

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Start Small to Achieve Greatness.

 Dreams and aspirations about being successful can be exciting and at the same time overwhelming. Success does not happen overnight and this can be proven through the comprehensive study of successful people’s lives. For example, Abraham Lincoln had a humble beginning and yet, was able to rise to the highest position in the United States….

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Saving and Investing with Little.

1.) Back to the Piggy Bank That small pig-shaped piece of art always sitting in a corner at the house with just a small opening to drop money into can make a difference in many people’s lives. That piggy bank or cookie jar and all that’s been deposited can be of significant value after a…

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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…

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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…

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Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator opens a full-service Emergency Room in Houston TX.

Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator is a 31-year old Nigerian who was raised in the United States. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health on a full academic scholarship. Dr. Foye completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Emory School of Medicine and Public Health, Atlanta GA in 2012. After this, she moved…

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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…

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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…

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Miss Africa USA 2015 finalists

The Miss Africa USA pageant was launched in Atlanta Georgia in 2005 and has become an elaborate  annual event. It is more than a regular beauty pageant, it’s purpose is to empower African women with major focus on the leadership and humanitarian service. The current reigning Miss Africa USA 2014, Meron Wudneh  is from Ethiopia. She has displayed…

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