VanLeles, magnifies African gemstones

Vânia Leles has founded the first luxury jewellery brand using African gemstones only. Diamonds, rubies, emeralds are among the most well-known and desired precious stones. You can find African gemstones in several countries of the continent. But Anvers, Jaipur or Thailand are known to be their main trading locations. Just few African people benefit from…

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Dao Fitness, a female athleisure brand bringing African prints to fitness

Just an idea in the summer of 2016 and a year later, Dao Fitness is officially launched. Founder of this female athleisure brand that sells both active wear and lounge wear, with the aim of bringing African prints to fitness, Dominique Dao answered some of our questions. Tell us about Dao Fitness and how it all…

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Tony Elumelu becomes the 1st African to receive the Dwight Eisenhower Global Entrepreneurship Award

Philanthropist and business man Tony Elumelu was presented with  the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Entrepreneurship Award, offered by the Business council for International Understanding (BCIU), a non-profit U.S Business association dedicated to forging relationships and promoting dialogue between business and government communities across the globe. Elumelu received this award, handed to him by Kip…

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Young entrepreneur Mthabisi Bokete wants to GET IT DONE

“Building something with nothing, is the real thing” Today’s protagonist and author of this quote is Mthabisi Bokete. Born and raised in Botswana,  he is currently studying Mechatronics Engineering  at the University of Mauritius, but appart from his brilliance in the academic field, 'Thabi' is also the boss of a Digital Strategy & Creative Media Agency,…

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Elumelu Foundation to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs from 52 countries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, Africa’s leading philanthropy, recently announced a plan to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs, Business leaders and Policymakers from 54 countries, in Lagos. “Since launching the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme and committing $100 million to empowering 10,000 African entrepreneurs in a decade, the TEF has boosted over 3,000 entrepreneurs, who have created tens…

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