Category: Work-Life

Interview with Idriss Kargbo, the young Black actor in West End musical, Wicked

 I had the pleasure of speaking to Idriss Kargbo, who stars in the West End hit musical Wicked. We quickly caught up about his role in Wicked, theatre etiquette and… Read More

INTERVIEW: Bayo Adelaja, CEO of DINN AFRICA ‘Crowd funding for African businesses’

I caught up with superwoman Bayo Adelaja, CEO of Do it Now Now (DINN Africa). Like me, Bayo loves avocados and empowering people within the African diaspora to contribute to… Read More

INTERVIEW: Ernesto Spruyt, CEO of Tunga – Cultivating the power of collaborative consumption in Africa.

Eight months ago Chiderah and I held an evening on emerging consumer trends in Africa, and how to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit that flows through the stream of African culture.… Read More

Running the race towards diversity in the workplace

A huge thank you to Pride Magazine for featuring me in the April Issue and feature ‘Who Runs the World’. It’s truly an honour. Did you know that there are… Read More

‘African Time’ – Observing polychronic cultures like clockwork

I ran a Twitter poll asking what time most people would turn up to an African party starting at 7pm. 88% of you would turn up 2-4 hours late (well done). Only… Read More

What will an African female general secretary mean for Fifa?

Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura has been appointed as Fifa’s first female secretary general, and for an organisation that has been accused in the past of being ‘blatantly sexist’, the… Read More