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Mr. Yaoura Konan

Interview With Mr. Konan Yaoura Second Deputy Mayor Of The City Of Yamoussoukro

Mr. Yaoura Konan, Second Deputy Mayor of the City of Yamoussoukro, the capital city of Côte d'Ivoire, in West Africa. – “We have to define financial mechanisms for the most disadvantaged...
Peter Tabichivideo

World’s Best Teacher: “I Have Seen The Promise Of Africa’s Young People”

A maths and physical science teacher from an impoverished school in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Peter Tabichi, has won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize, becoming the first teacher from Africa to...
Chioma Onwutalobi

Chioma Onwutalobi On Creating The Most Distributed African Lifestyle Magazine

Chioma Onwutalobi was recently featured on Forbes highlighting her story as a successful entrepreneur. This feature highlights the journey of a 24 year old entrepreneur seeking to change the narrative associated with...
Maths and physical science teacher Peter Tabichi

How Peter Tabichi is Lifting His Students Out of Poverty With Science

Maths and physical science teacher Peter Tabichi’s love for science is changing the lives of Keriko’s 480 students for the better. His dedication and passionate belief in his students’ talent has embolden the poorly-resourced learners to take on Kenya’s best schools in national science competitions.
Africa's female politicians

8 Most Interesting Africa’s Female Politicians

Africa has continued to achieve great successes in many areas, including economic and social accomplishments; however, for a long time, women in Africa had been relegated to the background. This is true especially when...
Dorothy masuka

Dorothy Masuku: Africa Has Lost a Singer, Composer and a Hero Of The Struggle

 Dorothy Masuku (Masuka was her stage name) has died at the age of 83. She was an African musician of note, but also much more.I was once shown the script for a biopic purporting...
Bisi Silva

Remembering Bisi Silva, A Bold Curator Of Contemporary African Art

Bisi Silva, an adventurous curator who, with her own money, founded a nonprofit art gallery and education center in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, that has nurtured the growth and recognition of contemporary African artists,...
Acha Leke

Get To Know: Acha Leke, McKinsey Africa

Meet Acha Leke, senior partner and chairman of McKinsey’s Africa office, and coauthor of Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market. "Companies in Africa actually tend to grow faster and are more profitable than their peers around the world, because once you get the business model right, it’s actually more difficult for folks to come in and try to replicate it."
Graça Machel,

Do Well By Doing Good: Making Business A Full Partner In Africa’s Transformation

Graça Machel, an international human-rights and development advocate, is the founder and patron of New Faces New Voices, a pan-African network that focuses on expanding the role and influence of women in the financial sector.
Aliko Dangote on Remove term: Africa’s Industrial Revolution Africa’s Industrial Revolution

Build Resilience For The Long Term: Forging Africa’s Industrial Revolution

Aliko Dangote has built one of Africa’s largest industrial firms from humble origins as a trading company started with a small loan from his uncle in 1978. Today, the Nigeria-based Dangote Group has annual revenues exceeding $4 billion.
Fred Swaniker, founder, African Leadership University

Unleash Africa’s Talent: Imagining New Approaches To Shape The Skills Of The Future

Fred Swaniker is the founder of several innovative educational and leadership institutions, including the African Leadership University (ALU), whose campuses in Rwanda and Mauritius are based on a new model of higher education.
James Mwangi on FINANCIAL INCLUSION

Innovate Your Business Model: Fulfilling A Societal Need For Financial Inclusion

James Mwangi, CEO of Kenya-based Equity Bank, built the company with one core purpose in mind: to solve the social problem of lack of access to financial services.
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