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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Nasir Yammama – Founder of Verdant, is the Winner of the Enterprise Challenge in Nigeria. Nasir is the founder of Verdant, an award winning start-up that provides support to rural farmers in Nigeria. The Verdant app is a farmer’s perfect companion, providing agricultural information, market intelligence and access to finance to give year-round support, from …

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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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Millions of people throughout the African continent rely on heat energy for cooking their food and warming their homes. However, the price of crude oil continues to fluctuate and the cost often becomes affordable for the ordinary man. Africans use more than 23 million tonnes of charcoal each year. This enormous coal-producing industry is also …

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