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I love anklets -  those adorable beads or chains worn around the ankles. I especially love those without charms; you know, simple and just gorgeous. I own an entwined piece in sterling ...
 
the lion king freddy bernard art bellanaija april2016
Were you one of those kids who watched The Lion King over and over again? Then you'll love this artwork by French artist, Freddy Bernard. His recreation of Disney's The Lion King characters as humans makes us excited to see the movie again, only this time as humans like us! We contacted him ...
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The April edition of business magazine, Forbes Africa features Tonye Cole, co-founder and Group Executive Director of Sahara Group. Sahara Group is a leading privately owned Power, Energy, Gas and Infrastructure Conglomerate established in 1996 with operating companies active in the downstream, ...
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Society sets standards for us that make us feel inadequate with who we are and what we have. Many times these standards are even unattainable by the very "faces" fronting them. Majority of the suicide cases recorded in history are as a result of depression that result from the victims who ...
idollboutique bellanaija april2016
At BellaNaija we appreciate entrepreneurs who inspire us to make that move and create something great. Today we have beauty entrepreneur Ajoke Omole telling us all about her products and her inspiration behind it. Ajoke is a beauty vlogger on YouTube with the channel Ajaysglam where she vlogs ...
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This April we will witness a historical event that took ten years to organize. The journey begins when Nigerian pilot Ademilola Odujinrin, uses one plane to take Africa on its very first round-the-world solo flight in the promotion of one world. The solo expedition is set to take off from ...
Anxiety is a nagging feeling of unease usually produced when we are faced with personal but uncomfortable situations in our relationships, our careers, our daily decisions, a change in direction, a change in perception-all these and more house those feelings that are released through ...
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CultureTreeTV is a YouTube channel that started recently and when we came across it, we were so excited to do this feature. Gbemisola Isimi is the brand behind this brilliant idea. She is a mother of two girls, a three year old and a 6 month old. Her YouTube channel aims to preserve and teach ...
Subomi Owo -Odusi
Trust Nigerians to be creative in times of crisis. An example of such crisis is the fuel scarcity that has us in long queues wherever PMS can be found. A young Nigerian, Subomi Owo-Odusi recently got featured on CNN for taking matters into his own hands and creating an app that can deliver ...
I used to be aqua phobic. Maybe not like oyibo people, but I used to run away from anything that will make me enter a body of water. That was why my first swimming experience was a big deal. I vividly remember how scared I always got each time we crossed the Niger Bridge at Onitsha when I was ...
Chinese Women Inspiring Clip
Women all over the world face tremendous pressure to get married, and one cannot help but wonder how that ideology came to be. Marriage takes two people to become possible and that means no one should be pressured into getting married. For one, those at the forefront of comments like “you are ...
17-year old Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, the Valedictorian for Elmont Memorial high school has been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools and four more! She sent applications to Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of ...
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Being a Nigerian woman is a mix of different emotions. In some ways, our history continues to be written. We are on a journey. A journey to find ourselves, to gain relevance, to have our voices heard and to raise young girls who can stand in this world that constantly finds new and ingenious ...
Love
This is your story. This is your song. It is abandoned roses on the dresser and reshuffling of your playlist-so the John Legend songs lounge far below the Phyno- after every break up. It is staring at greeting cards and trying to remember when each was given and by whom. Tunde, who used to ...
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Running a business is hard, running an unsuccessful business is even harder. Some leaders have ideas and dreams and they keep pushing and trying to get their people to run along side them with the vision. It’s easy to get frustrated when you keep saying the same things but your people keep ...
Chinonso Ogbogu
Dear Young Entrepreneur, How are you and your business today? Having stepped out to start your own business, let me first say a big congratulations to you! Your life is about to change (that’s it, if it has not started changing already).  I am writing this letter to let you know why I think ...
Bucks Seniorgee! Dancers
The Bucks Seniorgee! Dancers is a group of men and women who are all at least 60 years of age. The senior dancers perform during selected Milwaukee Bucks (a basketball team) home games and other venues. Their latest video has gone viral for all the right reasons! They do some 'old school' and ...
Jumoke Adenowo
Architect and philanthropist Jumoke Adenowo is the latest personality to be featured on the cover of the April/ May edition of New African Woman Magazine. This cover is particularly important because this is the first international cover without a fashion model instead it signals the ...
OC Ukeje
It's a new week - the first in the month of April! For some, it is the right time to start new projects, for others, it's time to make changes to those seemingly unfruitful endeavours. Nollywood Actor, OC Ukeje shared this message on his Instagram and we believe that it's just the right fit ...
yagazie emezi huff post bella naija april 2016
Huffington Post's recent post describes Yagazie Emezi as 'the social media star changing the way people see modern Africa', saying 'she’s on the verge of blowing up'. Yagazie's bright smile and lush afro are two of a few things that attract you to her but her unapologetic and authentic ...
No one will willingly admit to suicidal ideation - the intense obsession with the thoughts of death. This is not necessarily the thoughts of taking one's life but it's often seen as the way out. I have found this to be the deepest and most difficult aspect of depression - I call this deep ...
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