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“I get to work at 7am and close at 5pm,but I make sure I make time for my NGO. Aside my NGO I have two other businesses running(an ice cream venture and sales of baby’s product.) Because of my busy schedules I trained my Mum to handle the Ice Cream bit, since she’s always at …

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Louise Williamson the local social entrepreneur was named the winner, in the education category, of the African Entrepreneurship Awards held in Casablanca, Morocco in December 2017 for her pioneering invention – Mashesha Stoves. Williamson has won a number of awards for the clean-cooking practical stoves. The AEA competition received more than 5000 entries from across …

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By 2050, the African population is expected to more than double. About two-hundred million Africans are aged between 15 and 24, which makes the continent the youngest one on earth. An encouraging finding is that African entrepreneurs are emerging trying to change the prospect of trade in their countries. Entrepreneurship initiatives Entrepreneurship is flourishing in …

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Africa has always been and will continue to be a dynamic landscape, from both a physical and a human geography perspective. While in the past the continent’s rich resources were used for the advantage of others, the time is now for Africa to move into a new era of self-sufficiency born out of increased trade. …

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Innovation Summit Africa will take place on March 6th 2018 in Nairobi. The rise of a “smart”, connected Africa is allowing countries across the continent to leapfrog several stages of development in key areas such as banking and telecommunications and is reshaping business and society. Ericsson, a technology company, estimates that the number of mobile phones …

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If the report of the National Bereau of Statistics (NBS) which indicates that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose from 16.2% in the second quarter to 18.8% in the third quarter of 2017 is anything to go by, then it goes beyond doubt that Nigeria is in a desperate situation which requires drastic action. She can no …

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Jessica Dewhurst is a 24 year old human rights defender and ERI UN Youth Ambassador from South Africa. She volunteered in multiple NGOs while in high school, working with children infected/affected by HIV/Aids, refugee children, and children who have been victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. In 2012 she completed the ERI Human Rights …

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A look around the African continent reveals a growing rate of entrepreneurship. More and more people are beginning to take things into their own hands by setting up companies to solve local and international problems. People have found more innovative ways of doing things and this has led to the reinvention of domestic and international …

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Studies show that the psychological propensities for male and female entrepreneurs are more similar than different. Empirical studies suggest that male entrepreneurs possess strong negotiating skills and consensus-forming abilities. Jesper Sørensen, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business, wrote that significant influences on an individual’s decision to become an entrepreneur are workplace …

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“Entrepreneurship is about living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people.”  – Unknown Do you ever wonder why your neighbour screams goooooaaaal!!!!!! during a football game while you’re upset because your team has lost? Do you think its fair …

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