Leslie Ossete is solving the transportation problem in Africa, one country at a time

  Leslie Ossete is the CEO of Magic Bus Ticketing, an offline SMS based ticketing system aimed at improving the transportation system in Africa.  The student of Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, alongside three other students came up with an initiative that helps to solve a number of the transporting problems African commuters face. Ossete […]

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Magatte Wade is a serial entrepreneur that loves to create new businesses

Magate Wade is one of Africa’s most notable and respected female entrepreneurs. She first founded Adina World Beat Beverages, a beverage company that manufactures tea, coffee and fruit juices from indigenous traditional beverage recipes from across the world. In five years, Magatte raised $30 million in venture capital funds for the company but later left […]

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Abai Schulze is changing the african narrative with Zaaf bags

Abai Schulze saw the untapped potential of the Ethiopian leather market and decided to do something about it. After understudying a few companies while working as an intern, Abai started Zaaf, a company that specializes in handcrafted luxury leather handbags and accessories produced by Ethiopian artisans.  Through Zaaf, Abai seeks to create unique products, open up […]

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10 Questions with the #LadyBoss Isio Wanogho – “I didn’t set out to become an entrepreneur. I only set out to solve problems.”

Our Lady Boss today wears many hats and we are in awe of how she balances them all so effortlessly. She is Isio D. Wanogho, a true creative and a woman who loves to solve problems. Enjoy our interview with this Lady Boss. Can you briefly describe yourself and your business? My name is Isio […]

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Marcia Lebambo is grooming young leaders one child at a time

In 2012, Marcia Lebambo started a foundation that helps students in township and rural areas improve their reading and writing skills through spelling bees. Her major inspiration was experience. Marcia who went to a rural school had developed low self esteem and by the time she moved to another school her confidence level was low. After […]

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Three Nigerian Women Win CNN/Multichoice African Journalist Awards

We are incredibly proud of the three Nigerian female journalists who were among the winners at the 2016 CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the year awards.   The award is for journalists across the African Continent and its objective is to reinforce the importance of the role of journalists in Africa’s development and reward journalistic talent […]

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Oke Maduewesi is a fine blend of dedication, beauty and brains

  Oke Maduewesi is an entrepreneur with a difference. The CEO of Zaron Cosmetics is proof that circumstances of life should never deter you from achieving success. She started her career in Zenith Bank and her skills helped her rise through the ranks till she became a Senior (Branch) Manager. In 2006, she lost her husband in a […]

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