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5 lessons the Danfo Team will teach you about business
2 years ago

5 lessons the Danfo Team will teach you about business

Lagos is famous for many things – for the round-the-clock hustle, whether white collar or redeye, for its crazy traffic and bustling night life, among other things. …
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Start-up Stories: AAKS
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: AAKS

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, the glamourous Ghanaian behind gorgeous new accessories line AAKS, likes to say she is fond of sunsets. Her love for color is abundantly clear from her vibrant …
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Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About
2 years ago

Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About

Recently, Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt sparked controversy when he claimed that women should not be in science, as they can prove distracting to male scientists in the …
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Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear

After nearly a decade of designing eyewear, Abaynesh Jembere decided to live her dreams by launching her own line of sunglasses. Her brand, Jembere Eyewear, fuses Abaynesh’s passion …
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Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister

Africa’s economic growth and quality of life are hindered by a lack of power. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that over 585 million people across the …
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Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit

During her time at Endeavor South Africa, a non-profit that identifies and supports innovative, high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets, Affiong Williams became inspired by the entrepreneurs she …
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Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House

Tosin Obalade has a master’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Nottingham, but when she is not working full time as a pharmacist, she is busy …
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Start-up Stories: Africa’s largest travel site, Jovago.com
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Africa’s largest travel site, Jovago.com

Ayiba’s, Eyitemi Popo, sat down with Marek Zmyslowski in Lagos for the ultimate start-up story interview. Marek moved to Lagos, Nigeria two years ago from Poland to launch …
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Amplifying social change in Eastern Africa through technology
2 years ago

Amplifying social change in Eastern Africa through technology

Sharon Adongo is the co-founder of Uwazi Technology Consulting, a data and technology consulting firm for non-profits and social enterprises and the leading Salesforce Cloud Consulting Partner in …
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Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana
3 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana

As a young girl, Regina wanted to build a rocket. Upon presenting a prototype to her physics teacher, she was told, “It’s impossible. Girls don’t build rockets. They …
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