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FRED SWANIKER-PASSIONATE SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR AND LEADERSHIP EXPERT

Fred Swaniker is a Ghanaian entrepreneur and education advocate who has made significant contributions to the field of education in Africa. Born in Ghana in 1976, Swaniker has dedicated his career to addressing the challenges of leadership development and education on the continent. His innovative ideas have garnered widespread recognition for their impact in shaping …

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BOHLALE MPHAHLELE- THE YOUNG SCIENTIST WHO CREATED AN ALERTING EARPIECE TO CURB GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

According to the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women on the entire continent, with a rate five times the global average. One in four women will experience violence by men, and women are five times more likely to be killed. According …

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MORGAN TSVANGIRAI-AN INDEFATIGABLE FIGHTER FOR PEACEFUL DEMOCRATIC CHANGE IN ZIMBABWE

Morgan Tsvangirai, a name that resonates with resilience, courage, and unwavering dedication to democracy, left an indelible mark on the political landscape of Zimbabwe. Born on March 10, 1952, in Buhera, a rural corner of this southern African nation, Tsvangirai rose from humble beginnings to become a symbol of hope for millions of Zimbabweans yearning …

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BARCLAY PAUL OKARI-FROM A VOLUNTEER TEACHING TO DEVELOPING SANITARY TOWELS THAT IS CHANGING LIVES

Barclay Paul Okari is the founder of Impact Africa Industries which was  started when he was only 19 in 2011, as a way to help  solve a particular problem besetting many girls in Kenya’s rural communities. As a serial  entrepreneur, his  journey began with his volunteer work at a girls’ high school in Western Kenya. …

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MOHAMMED DEWJI-AFRICA’S YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRE AND CEO OF ONE OF THE BIGGEST CONGLOMERATES

Mohammed Dewji, the CEO of METL (Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited), stands as a testament to the power of entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and resilience in Africa. As the head of METL, a Tanzanian conglomerate founded by his father in the 1970s, Dewji has played a vital role in expanding the company’s reach across multiple sectors and countries …

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MILLIE GRACE ODIHIAMBO-THE CONTROVERSIAL MEMBER OF KENYA’S PARLIAMENT SINCE 2008

In the hallowed halls of Kenya’s Parliament, where the fate and future of a nation are deliberated, a formidable presence has stood the test of time. For over a decade, Millie Grace Odhiambo has been a steadfast figure, representing the interests and aspirations of her constituents with unwavering dedication. Millie Grace Odhiambo’s journey in Kenya’s …

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PATRICIA POKU DIABY- GHANA’S WEALTHIEST WOMAN AND CEO OF PLOT ENTERPRISE LIMITED

Patricia Poku-Diaby, a distinguished industrialist of our time and  holds the esteemed position of Chief Executive Officer at Plot Enterprise, a multinational corporation specializing in the intricate world of commodities. However, her journey to this pinnacle of success was preceded by invaluable experience gained through her involvement in her family’s enterprise, which boasted interests spanning …

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REBECCA ENONCHONG-ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT CHAMPIONS OF AFRICAN TECH

Rebecca Enonchong is a Cameroonian technology entrepreneur who founded the tech company known as AppsTech in 1999. She  holds the positions of Founder and Chief Executive Officer at the renowned global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also a Co-Founder and CEO of I/O Spaces, a collaborative coworking environment located in the Washington DC …

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JANE NAANA OPOKU-AGYEMANG-FIRST FEMALE RUNNING MATE FOR A MAJOR POLITICAL PARTY IN GHANA

In the charming coastal town of Cape Coast, Ghana, on a crisp November day in 1951, a remarkable story began. It was the day when Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, a name destined for greatness, came into this world. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang’s journey through life led her to become a distinguished figure in Ghanaian politics and academia. …

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KUOMBOKA FESTIVAL-THE FAMOUS CEREMONY AMONG THE LOZI PEOPLE OF ZAMBIA

The Kuomboka festival is  one of the most famous and culturally significant traditional ceremonies in Zambia which dates back over 300 years, making it a deeply rooted tradition among the Lozi people, passed down through generations, and holds immense historical and cultural importance for the community. Kuomboka, which means “to get out of water,” marks …

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