WCW: Fatuma Abdullah Representing black girls with Akiki dolls
Aug01

WCW: Fatuma Abdullah Representing black girls with Akiki dolls

Born out of a mothers quest to empower her daughter and other African girls, Fatuma Abdullah’s creation – the Akiki doll, is helping to create a positive self-image for African and black girls. “When my daughter started crèche, she came home one day and said, ‘mama I want my hair to be straight’ and I looked at her and said no our hair is not straight, our hair is curly, and then she was like yeh but I want my hair to look like...

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Trisha Poona Is Creating Positive Change Among Young SA Women
Nov13

Trisha Poona Is Creating Positive Change Among Young SA Women

Durban wife, mum and businesswoman, Trisha Poona, who represented South Africa at the glitzy Mrs Universe pageant at the city’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre on 2 September 2017, has harnessed her passion for women empowerment to fulfil her dream of “helping women be the best version of themselves.” Trisha, 37, a fitness and image consultant, is determined to educate, inspire and bolster the confidence of South African...

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WCW: Coco Msomi
Nov16

WCW: Coco Msomi

By: Sandy Nene   Tell us more about yourself; Coco is an aspiring successful entrepreneur from PMB currently based in Durban due to business. I have a promotions/hostess agency called Juice Models and an organization for homeless people (Coco Msomi Foundation). I also model part-time and currently signed to Ice Model Management. Describe your normal day? If not at the office, at home in bed reading business books online my...

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WCW: Bonnie Meslane
Nov09

WCW: Bonnie Meslane

By: Sandy Nene Tell us more about yourself; I am Boniswa “Bonnie” Meslane. I am 26 years old, I am from Mqanduli, just outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape. I make people and brands famous and cool for a living. Describe your normal day? I start working very early, I don’t have a “normal” day – no two days are the same in my space, today it’s meetings till late at night, the other day I am writing press releases, updating lists,...

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WCW: Vicky Wentzel
Sep28

WCW: Vicky Wentzel

By: Sandy Nene Tell us more about yourself; I live in the seaside Village of Ramsgate, happily married with two beautiful children. I own a French Restaurant called The Burlesque Café which is a hobby and a events and promotions company called Wozani Africa events.  We have built a beautiful home and lifestyle – love the simple things and take pleasure in the beauty that surrounds us.  We travel often, scrimp and save to make sure...

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WCW: Christine Meintjes
Sep21

WCW: Christine Meintjes

By: Sandy Nene Tell us more about yourself; I’m Christine Meintjes. I grew up in Somerset West, I studied visual communication at Stellenbosch University. In 2007 I decided to become a photographer. I photographed many weddings all over the world and as much as I love photography, I’ve decided to keep it a boutique study, only photographing a hand selected amount per year. In 2010 I founded a company called The Pretty Blog...

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