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Africa Female Entrepreneurs: Latest News
Ann Brown, 1:21 am AFKI Original
Nigerian entrepreneur Bukky-Karibi Whyte is the head of successful PR Firm, The Bobby Taylor Company, which she started in North America and decided to relocate to Nigeria. Relocating her company home allowed her to better cater for local clientele, and while she admits to having to work twice as hard to prove herself as a women, she is clearly proving her title as a PR expert.
Julia Austin, 7:05 am AFKI Original
Grace Amey-Obeng noticed an alarming trend in black beauty: skin bleaching. Opposed to the concept, she took matters into her own hands and built an entire empire around educating women about the harms of skin bleaching. This Ghanaian entrepreneur grew a $100 business into a $10 million one, and she’s now considered one of the richest women in Ghana.
Anna B. Wroblewska, 4:25 am AFKI Original
With so many businesses in Africa headed by women, it is only natural that this enterprising spirit would pervade the ranks of the investment world as well. The future of African business and private equity, then, should be increasingly female. There is, of course, progress to be made, but the consensus is that African women are poised for the challenge.
Ann Brown, 1:17 am AFKI Original
When Honey Ogundeyi founded Fashpa her mind was set out to create Nigeria’s leading online fashion retailer–and she did just that. Ogundeyi didn’t know exactly what she was doing. Even after working for a decade as the top online marketer for several renowned tech giants, she still had doubts if she could be successful on her own.
Tom Jackson, 8:28 am AFKI Original
Njeri Wangari is an entrepreneur with a strong background in tech, but in spite of the success of her company AfroKidz she still feels like she must prove herself over and over again to her male compatriots. Wangari’s company developed Safari Tales, an educational and entertainment app which has gained huge popularity and featured prominently in a number of startup competitions.
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