Sunday, May 26, 2019

Spotlight on Ethiopian Runner-Turned-Entrepreneur Haile Gebrselassie

As a child, Haile Gebrselassie was asthmatic, but that didn’t stop from becoming a two-time Olympic gold-winning athlete, and subsequently one of Ethiopia’s richest businessmen. Retired now...

Using System Dynamics to disrupt Nonprofits and help children in poverty

MIT Sloan’s mission is to develop innovative and principled leaders who will improve the world. This resonated with me, as I’ve always had a...

Days of Future Past: There is Hope for the Old

by IWEKA KINGSLEY In Nigeria, it is largely believed that any old person who can’t take care of themselves and is alone, is a witch...

Exclusive Interview: Chigozie Bashua, CEO of The Nut Place

Whilst on holiday in the UK in 2012, Chigozie Bashua paid a random visit to a medium scale nut processing plant in Tottenham. She...

#AfricaDay: Interview with Victor Muo, IE Africa Club President

IE Africa Club, the prestigious IE Business School’s student body organization representing African students, hosted its 6th Africa Day Conference on May the 25th in...

Exclusive Interview: Davies Okeowo, CEO of Enterprise Hill

Davies Okeowo is the CEO of Enterprise Hill, a business solutions provider for MSMEs in Nigeria and Africa. He believes that Africa is "at...

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...

Meet Samuel Zemedkun, former fabric weaver in Ethiopia, now software engineer...

I was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was raised there with my five younger sisters. My father made traditional fabrics, weaving one thread...