Career Professionals in Africa

Cobby Amoah- Building a Solid Foundation for the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Cobby Amoah- Building a Solid Foundation for the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Born in the Brong Ahafo Region but raised in Accra, Ghana, Cobby Amoah developed an interest in healthcare and technology at an early age, and has since honed his interest in both fields. In the United States, he runs a company called Obaa, whose goal is to use technology to

Lovelyn Okafor

June 1st, 2016

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Nadja Bellan-White- Career Woman, Amazing Mother and CEO of Ogilvy, Africa’s Largest Agency Network.

Nadja Bellan-White- Career Woman, Amazing Mother and CEO of Ogilvy, Africa’s Largest Agency Network.

Committed to delivering excellence, Nadja Bellan-White sits at the helm of Ogilvy Africa, the continent’s largest agency network. Like most African power women, Nadja towers brilliantly, having created a niche for herself in the marketing and advertising industry. With

Lovelyn Okafor

May 25th, 2016

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This is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, the Power Woman Leading Change in the Aviation Industry.

This is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, the Power Woman Leading Change in the Aviation Industry.

African women are consistently breaking new grounds and towering in all sectors across the continent.  One such power woman is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, a South African Amazon who is shattering glass ceilings in the aviation industry as the first black woman to launch her ...

Lovelyn Okafor

May 11th, 2016

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Caroline Esinam Adzogble -24 Year Old, Leading an Education and Technology Revolution in Africa.

Caroline Esinam Adzogble -24 Year Old, Leading an Education and Technology Revolution in Africa.

Dreams indeed come true! Caroline Esinam Adzogble is a living proof. From age 19, Caroline began having recurrent dreams of becoming an expert in education and technology. She not only held this dream close to heart, she also paid close attention to make the move as the ...

Lovelyn Okafor

May 4th, 2016

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Olatorera Oniru- Nigerian Power Woman, Repositioning the African Fashion Industry

Olatorera Oniru- Nigerian Power Woman, Repositioning the African Fashion Industry

Olatorera Oniru is the CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, a fast rising e-commerce platform positioned to take over the global market. The company aims to promote made in Africa brands and provide greater global visibility to the creativity, hard-work and perseverance of Africans. ...

Lovelyn Okafor

April 27th, 2016

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Sandile Kubheka- South Africa’s Youngest Medical Doctor and his Winning Ways.

Sandile Kubheka- South Africa’s Youngest Medical Doctor and his Winning Ways.

Sandile Kubheka is celebrated as the youngest medical doctor in South Africa. He hit the high mark at the age of 20, when he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees (MBChB) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)’s Nelson R Mandela School of

Lovelyn Okafor

April 20th, 2016

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Olumide Oladipupo- Painter Extraordinaire, Touching Lives through Art.

Olumide Oladipupo- Painter Extraordinaire, Touching Lives through Art.

From a very young age, Olumide discovered how passionate he was about nature, paintings- art in its simplest but most invigorating form. His drive has always been to make people look beyond the cares and toils of life to see the beauty of life and enjoy it to the fullest. ...

Lovelyn Okafor

April 13th, 2016

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Joycee Awojoodu- First-Class Economist, Entrepreneur and Clean Energy Advocate

Joycee Awojoodu- First-Class Economist, Entrepreneur and Clean Energy Advocate

With several years of professional experience in the power sector, Joyce Awojoodu continues to push boundaries and rewrite the narrative of Africa. Born and raised in Washington D.C. USA, Awojoodu nurtured a dream to create a purely African brand with exceptional ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 30th, 2016

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Nandipha Mntambo- The Power and Amazing Dimensions of Unconventional Art

Nandipha Mntambo- The Power and Amazing Dimensions of Unconventional Art

How does one attempt to describe the depth, beauty and fierce yet subtle expression of a great art? How is anyone able to describe the amazing balance between the intensely gruesome and the oddly beautiful portrayed in artist Nandipha Mntambo’s work? It just leaves you ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 23rd, 2016

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Dr Alex Izinyon,SAN- Advancing the Nigerian Legal Profession

Dr Alex Izinyon,SAN- Advancing the Nigerian Legal Profession

Dr Alex Izinyon stands out as one of the exceptional legal forces that have remarkably advanced the Nigerian Legal system and currently drive change in the most amazing ways.. A leading Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Izinyon, received his PhD in arbitration in 2004 from the

Lovelyn Okafor

March 16th, 2016

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Mike Mlomba- Taking the Bold Step, Building Mega Enterprises.

Mike Mlomba- Taking the Bold Step, Building Mega Enterprises.

From humble beginnings, Mike Mlomba has courageously moved the stakes to become one of Africa’s leading billionaires. As a student, Mlombwa struggled to keep himself in school from his meager savings. He was later able to purchase two second-hand cars in order to launch a ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 9th, 2016

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Boniface Mwangi-Through the Lens; Addressing Africa’s Challenges

Boniface Mwangi-Through the Lens; Addressing Africa’s Challenges

From Nairob Kenya, comes another bright beam on Mama Africa’s lovely face. Boniface Mwangi has been an awesome inspiration, addressing the problems in his homeland the best way he can. A photojournalist and firm advocate for the rights of the people, Boniface gave up his ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 2nd, 2016

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From Top Model to Miner- The Journey of Tiguidanke Camara

From Top Model to Miner- The Journey of Tiguidanke Camara

How does one go from being a top model to a miner? From walking the run way on flamboyant heels to digging the ground in a pair of  ‘work man’s’ shoes? Passion! That’s simply how. Born and raised in Conakry Guinea, Camara began her modeling career at the young age of 14. ...

Lovelyn Okafor

February 24th, 2016

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Agnes Mulewa Ng’ang’a-22 Year Old Millionaire CEO Creating Solutions

Agnes Mulewa Ng’ang’a-22 Year Old Millionaire CEO Creating Solutions

At 22, Agnes Mulenga stands tall as the Chief executive officer of International Brand Solutions (IBS), a company worth over 6 million Kenyan Shillings. It is a fast growing research market company with a uniqueness of rebranding existing brands to easily meet the market ...

Lovelyn Okafor

February 17th, 2016

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Soni Methu- CNN’S Power Lady and her Inside Story

Soni Methu- CNN’S Power Lady and her Inside Story

Based on her experience, Soni Methu acknowledges that an important key to success is being at the right place at the right time. Like many successful career women, Soni Methu had her little beginnings, making a name as an actress in low-key theatre and TV productions, ...

Lovelyn Okafor

January 12th, 2016

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Juliet Anammah- Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jumia Nigeria, Africa Internet Group (AIG)

Juliet Anammah- Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jumia Nigeria, Africa Internet Group (AIG)

Juliet Anammah sits at the helm of Africa’s leading shopping platform, Jumia Nigeria as the Chief Executive Officer. A B.Pharm holder from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Juliet boasts over 24 years of professional work experience with six years at senior executive level.

Lovelyn Okafor

January 6th, 2016

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Alex Okosi- Media Trailblazer and the Senior Vice-President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMNA)

Alex Okosi- Media Trailblazer and the Senior Vice-President and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMNA)

Young, passionate and enterprising, Alex Okosi sits at the helm of Viacom International  Media Networks (VIMN), formerly MTV Networks Africa as the Senior Vice-President and Managing Director. Born in Enugu Nigeria and the youngest of seven children, Okosi left home at age ...

Lovelyn Okafor

December 23rd, 2015

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You Can Now Borrow Airtime! Thanks to Julian Kyula-Group CEO and Co-founder of Mobile Decisioning (MODE)

You Can Now Borrow Airtime! Thanks to Julian Kyula-Group CEO and Co-founder of Mobile Decisioning (MODE)

Julian Kyula is the Group CEO and Co-founder of Mobile Decisioning (MODE), Africa’s emergency prepaid airtime payments firm. Like many startups, Mobile Decisioning (MODE) started small in April 2010, now 5 years later, the baby startup has grown into a behemoth and ...

Lovelyn Okafor

December 16th, 2015

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Amy Muoneke-Inspiring African Women Leading Tech Start-ups in Nigeria

Amy Muoneke-Inspiring African Women Leading Tech Start-ups in Nigeria

Choosing happiness ultimately leads to making the right decisions in life and in business. Carmudi, which is Nigeria’s leading online vehicle marketplaces, is currently run by one of Nigeria’s most fascinating Managing Directors, Amy Muoneke. Amy has decided to share her ...

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December 9th, 2015

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Jimoh Ibrahim- Master Strategist and World Class Business Tycoon

Jimoh Ibrahim- Master Strategist and World Class Business Tycoon

Born on February 24, 1967 to Alhaji Yakubu and Omofemiwa Jimoh in Igbotako in Okitipupa, Ondo State, Jimoh Ibrahim grew up a very hardworking and courageous young man. He began his education at St. John’s School, Igbotako and Community Grammar School, Igbotako from which he ...

Lovelyn Okafor

December 2nd, 2015

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Seun Omobo- First African Chairperson of the International Pharmaceutical Federation – Young Pharmacists’ Group (FIP-YPG)

Seun Omobo- First African Chairperson of the International Pharmaceutical Federation – Young Pharmacists’ Group (FIP-YPG)

Seun Omobo sits on the executive board of sections of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). A lady of many parts and grace, Seun is a Pharmacist, public health practitioner and also a Consultant at the World Health Organization (WHO) where she offers Technical ...

Lovelyn Okafor

November 18th, 2015

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Amy Jadesimi- Medical Doctor, Driving Change in the African Business Sector

Amy Jadesimi- Medical Doctor, Driving Change in the African Business Sector

Dr Amy Jadesimi, is the managing director of the Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), a privately owned, deep-offshore logistics hub in Nigeria specialized in the production of maritime, oil and gas, and general manufacturing support services for multinational ...

Lovelyn Okafor

November 4th, 2015

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Angellah Jasmine Mbelwa Kairuki- Career Woman, Taking Charge of her Space.

Angellah Jasmine Mbelwa Kairuki- Career Woman, Taking Charge of her Space.

It is inspiring to see women who are courageously taking charge of their spaces, towering in amazing heights and making huge impact in the society. Angellah Jasmine Mbelwa Kairuki is one such woman. Focused and fiercely ambitious, with a combination of several amazing ...

Lovelyn Okafor

October 14th, 2015

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How Robert (Bob) Collymore Became Kenya’s Corporate King.

How Robert (Bob) Collymore Became Kenya’s Corporate King.

Born in Guyana, Bob Collymore was raised by his grandparents for 12 years. At 16, he was sent to join his mother who was leaving in the UK at the time. As the only black child in his class, Collymore faced untold racial abuse, always careful with his every move to avoid a ...

Lovelyn Okafor

October 7th, 2015

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Mteto Nyati- From Intern to Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa.

Mteto Nyati- From Intern to Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa.

Mteto Nyati has maintained an impressive scale to the helm of his career. From his days as a young applicant combing the streets of Umtata, Eastern Cape to becoming one of the most powerful telecommunications executives in South Africa. Here’s how he began. Nyati was born in

Lovelyn Okafor

September 23rd, 2015

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