Saturday, February 22, 2020

Meet Monica Musonda; CEO of Java Foods – Zambian food processing entrepreneur

Corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, Monica Musonda is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Java Foods, a food processing company based in Zambia. Monica's vision is to revolutionize the eating habits of the youth market by offering them affordable and nutritious food options made from local products. Monica is a...

Meet Anne Githuku-Shongwe, founder of AFROES Interactive & Consulting, South African tech & socialpreneur

Anne Githuku-Shongwe is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Afroes Transformational Games - a company that builds mobile game-based learning platforms out of South Africa and Kenya. Anne's vision is to revolutionise learning in Africa with a focus on delivering positive Africa-focused mobile phone entertainment to the youth market across the continent.

Meet Sibongile Rejoice Sambo, founder of SRS Aviation – South African female pioneer in aviation

Sibongile Sambo is a pioneering woman of South African aviation. She is founder and Chief Executive Officer of SRS Aviation Ltd., the first 100 percent black, female-owned aviation services company in South Africa. Launched in 2004, SRS is an integrated provider of private aviation services offering South African and international clients professional and...

Meet Seyi Adekunle; Enterpreneur and CEO of VODI TAILORS

Seyi Adekunle (popularly known as Seyi Vodi) is a Fashion Enterpreneur, founder and chairman of VODI TAILORS, one of the largest male fashion label in Nigeria. Seyi Vodi was born on July 19th in Lagos State, Nigeria, to Yoruba parents from Ile-Ife in Osun State. Born into a polygamous family,...

Meet Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, media mogul, industrialist and Publisher of Champion Newspaper

Chief Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu is a civil engineer, industrialist, and philanthropist. He was born on September 4th, 1942 in Atta, Ikeduru local government area of Imo State, Nigeria. Iwuanyanwu attended St. Patrick's School, Rukpoku, Port Harcourt, Rivers State from 1948 to 1954. He thereafter, enrolled at New Bethel College in Onitsha, Anambra...

Meet Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu; Nigerian Entrepreneur, and CEO of Bubez Foods

Successful entrepreneurs are those who turn ordinary products or services eading Ladies Africa into extraordinary brands, creating value for customers and their target audience. For Ijeoma, meeting the hygiene and convenience needs of mothers with a local staple proved to be an ingenious and inspired idea. Ijeoma Ndukwe-Egwuronu (popularly known as Nwanyi Akamu,...

Meet leading lady of Nigerian IT services, Nkemdilim Begho, CEO of Future Software Resources

Nkemdilim Begho is founder and Managing Di­rector of Future Software Resources Limited, an IT solutions provider focused on online solutions, e-learning and IT security. As one of a few Nigerian women in the industry, her success is founded on a passion for driving innovative thinking, building a globally recognized technology brand and setting trends in the Nigerian...

Meet Lydie Hakizimana, co-founder of Drakkar, educational textbook social entrepreneur

Lydie Hakizimana is co-founder and Managing Director of Drakkar Limited, a reseller and distributor of educational textbooks in Rwanda. For Lydie, it all started back in 2006 when her passion for reading led her to open a small second-hand bookstore. Before long, her entrepreneurial instincts had her developing relationships with numerous publishing companies,...

Meet Swaady Martin, founder of Yswara, stylish Purveyor of African Luxury

Swaady Martin, is founder of YSWARA, a rapidly growing African luxury brand. YSWARA creates elegant, high-end products using the continent’s natural resources, all produced by African artisans. The product range centres around exquisite teas sourced from across Africa, Swaady aims to capture a true spirit of African luxury by reviving Africa’s endangered cultural...

Meet Olajumoke Adenowo; Nigerian architect, philanthropist and CEO of boutique architecture

Olajumoke Adenowo, full name- Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo is an outstanding Nigerian architect, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She is also an author, speaker, radio host and the founder of boutique architecture and interior design firm AD Consultin located in Lagos, Nigeria. She has been described by CNN as “Africa’s Starchitect” and as “the face of...

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