Monday, August 5, 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...

Exclusive Interview: Oreoluwa Somolu-Lesi, Executive Director, Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC)

Oreoluwa Somolu-Lesi is a phenomenal woman in many rights. Through her non-profit organization, Women's Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC), she is leading a powerful drive...

Exclusive Interview: Kevin Nolan, Director-International, Djembe Comunications

According to Kevin Nolan, Director-International at Djembe Communications, "changing the African narrative is a collaborative effort." In this interview with us, he shares Djembe...

A Malaria-free Africa is in Sight: A Conversation with H.E. President...

His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, who served as President of the United Republic of Tanzania from December 2005 to October 2015, is the founding Chair...

Exclusive Interview: Rayo Abe, Author, Media Influencer and Founder of @LagosHouseWife

With @LagosHouseWife Rayo Abe has built a platform and community for women to connect, share resources and engage opportunities for business and family living....

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...