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We start this week with heartwarming news, Ghanaian Nancy Abu-Bonsrah becomes the first black female Neurosurgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Abu-Bonsrah left Ghana at the age of 15, and has been in the...

On June 29th 2015, Rising Africa covered the story of Shadrack Frimpong, a student at University of Pennsylvania and a native of Ghana who won $100,000 in grant from the president of his school...
Branding Tips Entrepreneurs need to know

Branding is an important part of a business; whether it is an online business or an offline business; you need to effectively brand your business. Branding is what differentiates your business from other business. It...

“Africa is a brand”. The continent of Africa got its name from Greek and Latin travellers who viewed Africa as a place of darkness or heat. That brand has stuck and its been handed down...

Amma Asante moved at the age of 6 from the town of Juaben, in the Ashanti Region in Ghana, to the borough of Amsterdam-Zuidoost. This life-changing event was prompted when her father, a then...

José N’dongala is a 41-year-old entrepreneur from Angola. He arrived in Belgium when he was 15 years old. He learned to dance at a very young age in Angola. At the tender age of...

Elaine Alston is a 40-year old Nurse, she was born in South-Africa and grew up in the states. Her father was a refugee seeking to get an education in the US. Elaine chose to...
6 things to note when starting a startup

So you are already planning towards starting your startup, infact you are launching it very soon! That is exciting! However, you need to keep some important things in mind. In recent years, we have seen the rise...

Rita unlike many youth believes that the best way to talk about a problem is to provide solutions. As a return volunteer from the VSO/ICS programme in Ghana, she believes in sharing her knowledge...

Nji Collins Gbah of Cameroon has become the first African to win the prestigious Google Code-In competition. Google Code-in is an annual programming competition hosted by Google Inc. It is open to all pre-university students aged between...