Bellafricana.com Says ACE 2017 Focuses on ‘Made-In-Nigeria’ Patronage

In continuation of the role it plays in promoting Made-in-Nigeria quality products in the Nigerian economy by helping as many quality creative small businesses be at the forefront of the market, Bellafricana.com has also launched African Creative Exhibition and Awards (ACE Awards) to encourage those engaged in creating richer platforms.

The Founder, Bukky Asehinde, wonders, “Why should we wait on financial backing from the government and big institutions to help this industry? When we can create a platform to connect these Afrocentric businesses, they are maximising raw materials in Nigeria (Africa), providing employment for local talents within the country and creating wealth for the Nation”. 

Continue Reading…

Buy a Table at the Awards Dinner to Support Bellafricana ACE Awards 2017

I was having a discussion with someone who wanted to know more about the upcoming Bellafricana ACE Awards over the weekend. She asked a question, so why MSMEs, and why not just focus on Medium to Large Enterprises. My response, why not MSMEs? Did you know that MSMEs are major economic growth drivers? 

Continue Reading…

Women Empowering Women

Whoever said “women are their own worst enemies” wasn’t lying or understating either. Among women there is jealousy, envy, bitterness, competition, rivalry etc….

Women empowering women is such a rarity.

We criticize one another’s style of dressing, background, lifestyle etc. We get in each other’s way negatively, seeking ways to bring down the next girl when we would do so much better minding our business and SUPPORTING one another.

Continue Reading…

Bellafricana African Creative Exhibition and Awards

The management of Bellafricana is officially announcing their first edition of Bellafricana African Creative Exhibition and Awards coming up on the 17th of April, 2017. This Annual Creative Exhibition and Award (termed Bellafricana ACE Awards) is fully endorsed by Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) and the Nigeria Britain Association.

The theme is “Celebrating Creativity and Innovation”, as it is time to encourage and reward the hardworking creative business owners for impacting lives and the economy. 

Continue Reading…

6 Benefits of Shea Butter as Diaper Cream

By Tuesday, February 28, 2017 0 , , , , Permalink 6

I am a new convert to the “Shea butter as diaper cream department” and this is not because I downplay the effects of shea butter on the skin. I’m just one of those that will think of Mr Biggs before remembering Chicken Republic.

I’m a brand loyalist especially when it comes to my kids. I mean why would I want to change a product that I have used religiously for the past 7 years and has caused me no grief or complaint?

Continue Reading…

Best Natural Hair Products for Natural Girls

Most natural hair girls aka naturalistas, especially the sistas (hehe…) with stubborn and brittle 4C type hair, know that the simple act of running a comb through it is a proper STRUGGLE!

I hear the permed ladies whisper “so why do you put yourselves through the stress of 2 strand twists, bantu knots, silk scarves, breaking combs etc. Why don’t you just save yourselves undue pressure and relax those curls huh?”

Continue Reading…

Join over hundred Exhibitors at The MIN Conference and Exhibition 2016.

By Thursday, November 17, 2016 0 , , , , Permalink 6

The Made in Nigeria Conference & Exhibition is set to host Nigeria’s biggest exposition for SMEs, start-ups, home grown businesses, Entrepreneurs and Corporate Nigeria.

The Made in Nigeria Project, organisers of the Conference & Exhibition in a statement said; “The Made in Nigeria Conference & Exhibition will pragmatically address Government’s role in the development and support of Entrepreneurs, access to finance, taxation, ease of doing business, and human capital development for small and medium scale enterprises…

Continue Reading…

Possibilities Made In Nigeria

The Made In Nigeria Project, organisers of the Made In Nigeria Conference & Exhibition have officially announced the third edition of the ‎annual event, which is slated to hold in Lagos at the Landmark Centre, on November 29th 2016 with the theme; Possibilities Made In Nigeria – A re-direction towards Economic growth, SME advancement, and National Transformation.

The one day Conference & Exhibition is aimed at re-defining narratives about Nigeria’s current Economic challenges as the debate on socio-economic growth, SME advancement, national aspiration towards self sufficiency, job creation & employment, diversification,  and many other sensitive topics is one which is rather sporadic but, short lived on the lips of the debaters….

Continue Reading…

Export Procedure For Made in Nigeria Products

Export is one of the major ways I believe the Nigerian market can maximise it’s potential. Most people I’ve met, get to know my stand on import and export before too long.

It is not an hidden fact that I am always on the campaign for exportation of quality made in Nigeria products. This is one of the drive behind Bellafricana. We aim to bridge the gap between the producers and the local & global market.

In this post, one of our Bellafricana Verified business owner shares her first hand experience with the export process. Her name is Achenyo Idachaba, she is the Founder and CEO of MitiMeth, a made in Nigeria initiative that solves environmental problems while creating employment opportunity for the people.

It is always important to learn from each other and pass the lesson learnt on. This is why we would like you to follow Achenyo’s write up closely, you might learn something priceless here too. She writes…

Continue Reading…