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WEF Africa Female Innovators

Meet 2016 Top 5 Most Innovative Women in Africa

On Friday 13 May 2016, the World Economic Forum on Africa took place in Kigali, Rwanda. Before the event, a call for applications from young...
Tania Habimana

Watch This Entrepreneur Building A Fashion Empire In An Unusual Way

24. That's how many hours you have in a day. And if you've been thinking about starting your own business, you might probably feel like the...
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From A Boot Of A Car To A Million Dollar Turnover.

Ever heard stories of starting a business from a boot of a car? That actually how  Luvuyo Rani and his brother Lonwabo started Silulo...
Alpesh Patel

Alpesh Patel: At 23, I Was a Millionaire But I Lost It All.

Alpesh Patel has a sharp eye for business and a silver tongue. It’s easy to believe the mobile entrepreneur is king of the corporate...
edward moshoelevideo

Edward Moshole: With Just 63 Rands, I Built A Multi-Million Rand Business.

Edward Moshole was destined for a life as a cleaner in a factory; until inspiration came on a breath of fresh cherry-scented air in...
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The GreenChar Story: How This Entrepreneur Responded When He Realized His Mother Was in...

Meet Tom Osborn, a 19-year old Kenyan Entrepreneur who is the brainchild of GreenChar, a clean energy start-up that produces charcoal briquettes for cooking purposes...
Thato Kgatlhanye

How this South African Entrepreneur turns plastic trash into life-saving kids school bag.

Meet Thato kgatlhane, a 22-year-old South African social entrepreneur who is the prodigy behind innovative Repurpose school bags - a recycled schoolbag that charges up...
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Meet Sam Kodo, founder of Infinite Loop

Kodo was just 7 years-old when he started building his first robot that could both circumvent obstacles and interact with people. Born and raised...
Andrew Mupunya, Founder of YELI

How This 22-year-old Started Uganda’s 1st Paper Bag Manufacturing Company as a Teenager.

Award winning entrepreneur, Andrew Mupuya, was 16 when he came up with the idea to manufacture paper bags in Uganda. In 2008 the government...
Luvuyo Rani, Founder of Silulo Ulutho Technologies

He Started Selling From A Boot of a Corsa Lite – And Look Where...

When Luvuyo Rani and his brother Lonwabo decided to sell PCs out of the boot of a car to teachers in townships – no...