Business

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Charged with Criminal Fraud – Above all, Envy No Man or Woman

I have had the privilege to access some of the most influential, powerful, and wealthiest people in the world. However, one of the things I quickly came to realize, in my early 20s when I began accessing these individuals, was the importance of not envying any man or woman, regardless of power, influence, and status. …

Chimamanda Adichie’s Chivalry Comments: why it is time to stop idolizing this Nigerian novelist

When an athlete gets signed to a professional team, we focus on his or her skills/expertise and rarely expect to hear such athlete’s opinions on sociopolitical issues. The same holds for musicians, and other creatives. In fact, many get upset when these aforementioned personalities air their sociopolitical views. In contrast, when a famous Nigerian novelist …

Wellness

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade Dead in Apparent Suicides, What’s Going On?

A little over three weeks ago, I sat in my living room, grabbed the remote control and flipped through channels till I saw Anthony Bourdain’s popular show, ‘Parts Unknown.’ As I watched the particular episode, something struck me as odd. I found myself more focused on Boudain than his guests and the food narrative he was …

Major Banks Pledge About 1 Million Dollars to Support Arise Fashion Week Designers in New Mentorship Program

ARISE Fashion Week 2018 returns the fashion focus back to creating global fashion brands out of Africa and the diaspora with the launch of ARISE Fashion Management and Mentoring Programme ( AFMMP). This comes ahead of the official opening of the 2018 ARISE Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria over Easter at the Lagos Continental Hotel, …

Ladybrille Exclusive: Jen Deiner Issues Statement Regarding Zimbabwe Fashion Week Dispute #FashionLaw

Zimbabwe Fashion Week kicks off this Thursday. However, amidst the frenzy of fashion week, has been a different frenzy, that of negative publicity and statements regarding the credibility of the event. The founder of Zimbabwe Fashion Week, an ex-fashon model herself, was accused of starving models, not paying her third party vendors, among other claims. …