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Emmanuel Bonoko

Emmanuel Bonoko Age: 28 • Entrepreneur • Ebonoko Holdings PTY LTD, South Africa "I learnt a lot about what it takes to come through on the other side, over the years I have also learnt to not be afraid or embarrassed to struggle" Emmanuel Bonoko started his business...

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Nelson Ashipala

Nelson Ashipala Age: 33 • Senior Communications Specialist • Namibia Statistics Agency "I believe in life and destiny" Nelson Ashipala believes in living a life filled with adventure, passion and experiments. A senior Communications Specialist at the Namibian...

Hadija Jabiry

Hadija Jabiry Age: 28 • Agribusiness • Eat Fresh, Tanzania "Having the right people not only in your organization but also in your network is very important for business success "  Hadija did not dream of becoming a farmer when she finished her degree in Bachelor of...

Dr. Judey Pretorius

Dr. Judey Pretorius Age: 36 • Entrepreneur • Biomedical Emporium, South Africa "I have always dreamed about developing my own product ranges" Dr Judey Pretorius is a highly accomplished Biomedical Scientist and product development specialist with enormous experience...

Olive Gachara

Olive Gachara Age: 32 • Entrepreneur • COUTURE Africa Limited, Kenya "You are your biggest asset" Olive Gachara is publisher and CEO of COUTURE Africa Limited (Couture Africa Magazine Media House). She is an angel investor on Lions' Den – a business reality show...

Carlota David – Howoses

Carlota David - Howoses Technical Assistant to Managing Director • MBA, Beng(Metallurgical Engineering) • Navachab Gold Mine, Namibia "We all have that one skill that we are good at and aware of. Find it and let it be seen, let it be heard, put it out there always!"...

Mandy Jayakody

Mandy Jayakody Entrepreneur • Aquila Projects, South Africa " I have been blessed with a supportive family, with parents who work hard and believe that you can do anything you put your mind to" Mandy Jayakody is a co-founder of Aquila Projects, a company she co-owns...

Beatrice Ndung’u

Beatrice Ndung'u Entrepreneur • Award winning Branding and Public Relations Guru, East Africa "My motivation comes from seeing people succeed" Beatrice Ndung’u is a public relations and branding expert having a clientele base of politicians which includes presidents,...

Mike Chilewe Jnr

Mike Chilewe Jnr Age: 28 • Entrepreneur • Chilewe Brands Global, Malawi " I don’t want to be broke again and I also want to empower others because God created me for a purpose" Mike Chilewe Jnr started his businesses at an early age, because he learned early on to...

Mbali Nwoko

Mbali Nwoko Age: 30 • Agripreneur • Green Terrace, South Africa " I’m a farmer on the field as well as a farmer in the boardroom" Mbali Nwoko is an alumna of the University of Johannesburg and she studied for a BCom in industrial Psychology. She left her recruitment...

Allegro Dinkwanyane

Allegro Dinkwanyane Age: 28 • Entrepreneur • Orgella Media, South Africa "I never stop learning and asking questions" Allegro Dinkwanyane started her company in a university dormitory following an assignment to start an online blog. Today her brand Orgella Media is a...

Dr Josefina Hamutoko

Dr Josefina Hamutoko Age: 28 • Researcher • Namibia "Just follow your heart, be open to other opportunities and do your best at whatever you are doing" Dr Josefina Hamutoko is a 28 year old PhD graduate from the University of Namibia (UNAM). She is the 2016 Young...

Jokate Mwegelo

Jokate Mwegelo Age: 31 • Entrepreneur• Kidoti Company, Tanzania "What matters the most is you taking a leap of faith and inspiring a generation of young people who have the guts and enthusiasm to chase their dreams and wanting to do business and employ people" Jokate...