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The journey so far: Hilda Moraa, CEO, Pezesha

Hilda Moraa is the Kenya-based founder and CEO of Pezesha, a peer-to-peer micro-lending marketplace for Africa that provides access to affordable financial services and credit...

A Rwandan entrepreneur on turning pumpkins into profit

For many years, pumpkin was regarded as one of the less important crops in Rwanda. To change this mindset, Marie Ange Mukagahima began extensive research...

AT 27, HANIF JOHNSON IS THE YOUNGEST JUDGE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Hanif Johnson knows the trials and tribulations young people face. As a teenager, Johnson ran afoul of the law on different occasions and was...

25-year-old Kenyan invents smart gloves that convert sign language movements into audio speech

More than 30 million people around the globe have speech impairments and must rely on sign language, which poses a language barrier when seeking...

Reclaiming groundnut as a profitable venture in Nigeria

Columbia Business School alumnus, Ladipo Lawani, is on a mission to restore Nigeria’s groundnut trade to its former dominant position in the global market. In 2015, Ladipo...

From table-top groundnut seller to Regional CEO of UBA – Story of Abiola M....

Earlier in July 2018, The Africa Report named Mrs. Marufatu Abiola Bawuah as one of Africa’s 50 Influential Women in Business, in a list that also included other...

22-Year-Old Becomes the 1st Black Female Nanoscientist in Virginia

Ginai Seabron just made history as the first black woman to become a nanoscientist in the state of Virginia. Seabron, 22, was pleasantly surprised when...

At 21, Audrey Esi Swatson Is Ghana’s Youngest Female Commercial Pilo

Audrey Esi Swatson, Ghana’s youngest female commercial pilot was born on the 23rd February, 1997 in Accra – Ghana. She is from Saltpond and speaks fluent...

Due Diligence: ‘Investing in Africa cannot be done from New York or London’

Partech is a global investment firm focusing on tech and digital companies. The Partech Africa Fund recently led South African-based point-of-sale payments provider Yoco’s...

Meet The Beautiful 30-Year-Old Botswana Minister Who Has Won Hearts Of Internet Users

Botswana’s newly appointed 30 year old minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media by many Africans, who say her appointment despite her age...