Latroya Pina is the first member of her family to learn how to swim and now she has been selected to represent her country, Cape Verde, in the Olympics. This is a historical feat as it will be the first...
The World Bank recently released a study report with findings that the cost of remitting cash to African nations is higher compared to other continents all over the world. The report indicates that for every 200 dollars sent to...
This article is an excerpt from the book Get Money: A Practical Guide to Capital Raising for African Companies and Entrepreneurs, by Mansur Nuruddin, managing partner of MNCapital Africa Advisors (MNCAA), which codifies the author’s last seven years in assisting African companies and entrepreneurs in raising capital. *** 1....
Daniella Torshie Hansen Mensah, 26, was at work in July 2018, when she started experiencing streaks of allergic reactions. She pulled her smart phone did some ‘tap tap’ and bingo she’s booked a doctor’s visit. The next day, she visited the...
It’s never too early for a young girl to find her purpose and pursue her dreams as she becomes a woman. Today we celebrate 11 year old South African writer Stacey Fru, an author of two books who also...
Hellen Dausen wanted to be a professional model and she was serious about it. After graduating with a BSc. in International Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, she participated in the 2010 Miss...
Thomas Njeru’s first 18 years were spent in Embu, on the slopes of Mount Kenya on a smallholder farm. Unknown to him, his environment was grooming him to create a solution that would tackle the challenges faced by smallholder farmers. Take us...
GUBA Foundation, a subsidiary of GUBA Enterprise in its bid to reduce infant mortality rate in Ghana, has donated a new incubator to the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit of the Ga West Municipal Hospital located in Amasaman, Accra. The...
Marjorie Ngwenya became the first non-British-based person to be appointed president-elect of the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. She has served in various positions in companies such as Old Mutual, Liberty Group South Africa and Deloitte United Kingdom. Born...
Even in the bloated-budget world of oil exploration, $70 million is a lot of money. And yet that’s how much Kevin Okyere, one of Ghana’s savviest yet understated entrepreneurs, has personally expended in developing the highly promising West Cape...