Saturday, May 12, 2018

Exclusive Interview: Olabanke Banjo, Creative Director, Cyrus45 Factory

Olabanke's efficiency in identifying new opportunities and profuse interest in arts and crafts, led her to found Cyrus45 Factory, a fast-growing recycling company that...

From mowing lawns to owning multi-million landscape business, meet Chrissy Ethel...

Chrissy Ethel Namono started business by moving from house to house, inquiring whether anyone needed work on their compounds. She tells David S. Mukooza how she...

Interview with outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling

The outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda William Gelling, a critic of the Kagame government, spoke to Ivan R. Mugisha about democracy, the Rwandan...

Ugandan woman, Evelyn Zalwango, is a pioneer in the furniture business

The World Bank says more people are starting up their own businesses in Africa, and many are women. In Uganda, one woman is inspiring...

Meet Pili Hussein, Tanzania’s first woman miner

Pili Hussein is Tanzania’s first woman miner, who disguised herself as a man to access the Tanzanite mines. During the week, she worked alongside...

Interview with Sergio Codonyer, Founder and CEO of Door to Europe

Barcelona-based social business, Door to Europe, has spent the past two years helping Africans strengthen their personal and business connections to Europe and making...

Exclusive Interview: Grace Kiire, Top Communications Professional

Grace Kiire is a communications consultant who has worked in several industries and across many markets. In this interview with Africa-OnTheRise, we learn more about this astute...

Meet Zambia’s 1st Robotics Team

Sela Kasepa attended her first semester at Harvard University in August last year. Just months prior, the 21-year-old was mulling over her education, uncertain...