Entrepreneurs in Africa

Lamine Gueye- Skiing For Africa

Lamine Gueye- Skiing For Africa

I feel highly elated, each time I have to write a success story; what greater joy if it happens to be an African story. That is how I feel as I piece this story together, the tale of a prodigy; one that thought the unconventional, sought the unimaginable and achieved the ...

Lovelyn Okafor

July 24th, 2013

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The Story of Oscar-Nominee Gabourey Sidibe; the Award Winning ‘Precious’ Lead Actress

The Story of Oscar-Nominee Gabourey Sidibe; the Award Winning ‘Precious’ Lead Actress

Don’t look so perplexed; Gabourey’s father Ibnou Sidibe hails from Senegal, Africa and from where I sit, that makes her 100% African. Born May 6, 1983, to her aforementioned father who was a cab-driver, and her mother, a teacher-cum-singer, Gabourey was raised in Harlem, New

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

June 5th, 2013

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Magatte Wade: Serial Entrepreneur, TED Fellow and Africa-Lover!

Magatte Wade: Serial Entrepreneur, TED Fellow and Africa-Lover!

That creativity and determination abounds in the hearts of Africans is not in doubt; that a double portion abounds in the bosom of the fairer sex is also indisputable. How else does one explain the amazing fact that this woman turned a local drink made from hibiscus leaves, ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

May 28th, 2013

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Youssou N’Dour-The Musician That Would Be President

Youssou N’Dour-The Musician That Would Be President

The New York Times has described his voice as “an arresting tenor, deployed with prophetic authority,” one that “soars heavenward with passion and then wafts tenderly toward earth.” In 2004, Rolling Stone described him as, “perhaps the most famous singer alive” ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

December 18th, 2012

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