Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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...

#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: Olatorera Oniru, CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com

As Founder/CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, Olatorera Oniru is taking bold steps to realize a pinnacle in Africa’s history where we would rely less on importation...

10 Questions With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

TIME: This is a book about how to raise a feminist. Now that you’re a mother of a girl yourself, what has surprised you? Adichie:...