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Africa's boom is not yet over.

There was a fascination and very well written article in Foreign Policy recently, which told us that Africa’s boom was over.  However, before we all pack our bags and move to find jobs in America, I would like to present another side to this argument. 542 more words


The church business; would Jesus approve?

I believe in the Law of Attraction.  One day, when my pastor at church declared (once again) that our sorrow would soon be turned into joy, instead of the reflex ‘Amen!’ I thought to myself… which sorrow?  521 more words


Muyika: 20 Year old millionaire who turned down Harvard to live the Tech dream in Kenya #ManGeniusMonday

Orphaned at 10, Mubarak Muyika has been doing business since his school days at Kamusinga High School in Bungoma County.

His passion for entrepreneurship saw him turn down a fully paid scholarship to the prestigious Harvard University in the US last year to follow the unbeaten path of setting up a computer business. 880 more words

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The future is bright, the future is Africa

It has become a well-known fact that 7 out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world are from Africa!  Yet, when you ask the everyday person what they think when they think of Africa you will get answers such as “those poor African starving children”…  News of billions in aid to Africa from generous donor countries continues to perpetuate the image of a continent desperate for help, to the point that many Africans themselves have accepted that this is reality and have labelled themselves as victims of this oversimplified narrative. 498 more words



It is a celebration for us today and what a way to end the week and welcome the weekend! A year ago today we were honoured and delighted to be part of a selected group of individuals asked by Google’s ‘Afro Googler Network’ (AGN) to be part of their Black History Month celebrations in Dublin, Ireland talking about the great continent – Africa! 315 more words