Category : African Stories

Africa's Richest Man Pledges $3 Million...

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has pledged to provide grants totaling $3.06 million to 106,000 women across northern Nigeria before...

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Young Africans create green businesses

The youth are the driving force for action on climate and the environment. That was the message hammered home to delegates at Africa...

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Investment in irrigation is paying off for...

After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa....

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Dr Jennifer Riria – The start up story of...

If there is one woman that is proof positive of the power of individual entrepreneurs to make a difference, it is Dr Jennifer Riria....

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Many Africa 'experts' still don't get the...

Thirteen years after Binyavanga Wainaina’s satirical essay, many “experts” on Africa continue to fail to comprehend the need for African...

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Ghanaian entrepreneur builds clothing business...

Here’s how you diversify a nation’s economic base: take longstanding strengths in particular sectors, and build on them, creating...

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Kenyan Inventor of 1st Flying Taxi in Africa

Morris Mbetsa, a 28-year-old Kenyan, surprised many with his ingenious invention, of Africa’s first flying taxi. He joined the exclusive...

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I lost my leg but found my purpose! South...

Thab’s Dube shared an inspiring story of how he overcame losing his leg, become a small business owner and randomly saw his products...

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