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AHMED SABBAH - Egyptian Tech Entrepreneur Secures $20 Million For His Startup, Swvl Holdings Corp - African Leaders Magazine

AHMED SABBAH – Egyptian Tech Entrepreneur Secures $20 Million For His Startup

Ahmed Sabbah is an Egyptian serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Swvl Holdings Corp., an Egyptian transportation company that recently made history by becoming the first African firm to list on Nasdaq through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). But Sabbah’s entrepreneurial journey didn’t start there – it began with the launch of Goyastores, a business …

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PAKINAM KAFAFI - CEO of TAQA Arabia signs MoU with Egyptian Government to develop green hydrogen plant - African Leaders magazine

PAKINAM KAFAFI – CEO of TAQA Arabia signs MoU with Egyptian Government to develop green hydrogen plant

Kafafi, who was named one of Egypt’s top 50 influential women in 2016, made significant contributions to TAQA’s growth. TAQA Arabia, a Cairo-based energy distribution company led by Egyptian executive and business leader Pakinam Kafafi, and Voltalia, an international player in the renewable energy sector, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian government …

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THEMBI MAGAJANA - Founder of Social Coding - African Leaders Magazine

THEMBI MAGAJANA – Founder of Social Coding

“I thought my life would be corporate, you know, climbing that corporate ladder, I wanted to shatter the glass ceilings,” Thembi Magajana told FORBES AFRICA. It all started on her niece’s birthday. “I asked her what she wanted and she said she wanted to be Steve Jobs,” Magajana explains. “And I said, ‘okay, why do …

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SERISHA BARRAT – CEO of Lawyered Up - African Leaders Magazine

SERISHA BARRAT – CEO of Lawyered Up

According to SME South Africa, South African tech startups continued to innovate and launch solutions in response to myriad challenges, including Covid-19. Award- winning documentary She Started It, screened by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Martin Trust Center, cites that being a female entrepreneur in the technology industry is bleaker than most. More facts: …

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PHYLLIS MIGWI – Newly Appointed Country Manager of Microsoft Kenya - African Leaders Magazine

PHYLLIS MIGWI – Newly Appointed Country Manager of Microsoft Kenya

Microsoft Kenya on Friday 19 August announced the appointment of Phyllis Migwi as Country Manager, replacing Kendi Ntwiga who joined Meta (Facebook’s parent company) a few months ago as Global Head of Misrepresentation. A technology leader with over twenty years’ experience in the ICT, consumer products and consulting sectors, Phyllis Migwi works in developing new …

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Dr HEND EL-SHERBINI – CEO of Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH) - African Leaders Magazine

Dr HEND EL-SHERBINI – CEO of Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH)

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH), a renowned healthcare services provider led by Egyptian multimillionaire businesswoman Hend El-Sherbini, is planning to invest $19.7 million in a new diagnostic venture in Saudi Arabia. The move comes after the Egyptian healthcare services provider signed a joint venture agreement with its Jordanian subsidiary, Al Makhbaryoun Al Arab (Biolab), and Izhoor …

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JULIANA ROTICH – Co-Founder and Executive Director Of Ushahidi

Growing up in her native Kenya, Juliana Rotich was the lonely, young “geek” with oversized glasses at school. Today she is a highly successful tech entrepreneur who is a co-founder and executive director of Ushahidi, a homegrown non-profit tech company that has taken the world by storm. The web-based reporting system is used as a …

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CHARLES OBI NNANNA – Founder / CEO of Kaltani

Charles Obi Nnanna is founder / chief executive officer of KALTANI, a recycling and waste management company. In this interview with MARY NNAH, he shared his passion for the business of recycling, promoting its importance and sustainable development, the circular economy, and tackling unemployment in Nigeria When did you first become interested in recycling and …

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TEJU AJANI – Managing Director, Apple Nigeria

Teju is a seasoned global Business leader with over 20 years of technology leadership delivered to Fortune 100 technology companies across North America, Europe, and Sub-Saharan Africa. A personable, consensus-building leader with extensive relationships and trust established across organisations with a strong bias for action, she has extensive expertise in technology and innovation, strategic planning, …

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KAREN-HAPPUCH – A Young African lady breaking grounds in the Animation Industry

Karen-Happuch is a Ghanaian Animation Director, digital illustrator, UI/UX Designer, and founder of KHPH studios and KHPH customs. She is also skilled in 2D animation, 3D environment design, and Editing. She was part of the animators selected to represent Ghana at the just-ended Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France. She attended Wesley Girls’ High …

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