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Archive of posts published in the tag: African Descent

Meet Africa’s Youngest and Successful Business Mogul: Ashish Thakkar

A man who built his business from a $5,000 loan from his parents to pursue a dream he wasn’t even sure will see the light of day. But look at it now his investment in Real estate, e-commerce and Agriculture has made him…

Celebrating an Icon of Excellence, Wizkid

  Just recently @wizkid (AKA Ayodeji Balogun) was bestowed as the Best International Act 2017 by the @MOBOAwards in which a category that included music heavyweights like Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar. He received many praises from Nigerian leaders where he is from,  such…

Open Letter to African Union about Enslavement of Black Africans in Libya

It is no news what is going on in Libya and as an organization that stands against Injustice on any Race or Gender.We write this open letter to the African Union to take immediate actions and make sure it does not happen to…

Meet the Co-Founder Union Capital

With her experience in the investment sector for 18 years, She is someone who really know what she wants and where she is going to. So let me talk you a story about how she got to where she is today.  Relax maybe…

It’s a love note for our people: Opal Tometi Co-founder Black Lives Matter

Opal Tometi is a New York-based Nigerian-American writer, strategist and community organizer who co-founded the historic political movement BlackLivesMatters with Patrisse Cullors (who happens to be part of the MIPAD #Classof2017) and Alicia Garza. The #BlackLivesMatters movement was founded to combat racism, anti-blackness and…

Meet Fatoumata Ba the brain behind Jumia

Meet the woman who built her first website at the age of 16 and right now one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the e-commerce industry which happens to be JUMIA and guess what she’s just 30 years old.   She currently has a…

The Man Behind the Century Group

He is the Group CEO of Century Group of Companies, which is one of Nigeria’s emerging indigenous industrial groups operating across various sectors and actively involved in value and job creation, meet Mr. Ken Etete. Under his top-notch leadership, the company has always succeeded.…

From the bottom Straight to the Top: Meet Yomi Awobokun

Mr. Awobokun is the Chief Executive Officer, Oando Downstream. Before this, he was the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Oando Marketing during which he successfully coordinated the restructuring of the Marketing business to a process driven one, with activities guided by the Groups…

From Africa with Pride.

Just recently of one our honoree had a close talk with the Russian President Vladimir Putin on investing in the African Continent especially in Renewable energy. So who this person? Meet Simba  Mhuriro (CEO/Founder Oxygen Energy) He is the founder and Managing Director…

Yvonne Khamati : Not too Young to Lead

Yvonne Khamati is the Deputy Head of Mission at the Kenya Embassy in Somalia. But did you know she didn’t just become who she was all of a sudden? At age 17, she one of the core members of the World Youth Organisation…

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