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Peter Pedroncelli, 5:36 am AFKI Original
African entrepreneurs continue to be the a positive influence on economies and communities across the continent, as they strive to make their businesses work and solve problems experienced by fellow Africans. Successful entrepreneurs have a great deal of wisdom to share with others, and often employ revolutionary tactics or a specific mindset in order to bring their ideas to life. Here are 12 revolutionary tactics and mindsets employed by African entrepreneurs in their own words.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:00 am AFKI Original
Last week Davos 2017 took place in Switzerland, with the annual week-long World Economic Forum meeting bringing together the world’s economic elite to discuss global issues and solutions to challenges that face the world at large. Africa plays a key part in these discussions, with politicians, business people and others with an interest in Africa’s economic future making their way to the gathering in order to contribute to various discussions. Here are 12 insightful quotes from African representatives who were present at Davos 2017.
Dana Sanchez, 3:50 pm AFKI Original
Trained as a pastry chef, Obado Obadoh learned his craft working for major Kenyan hotel chains. In 2011 he had an opportunity to buy out an existing restaurant. The result is Café Deli, Kenya. His secret to success? “Paying your debts,” he said. “When an investor or a bank gives you their money, just pay it back. They will trust you and help you in future.” Obadoh advises entrepreneurs not to get caught up trying to impress people with things they can’t afford. “I don’t … waste funds trying to live a life that’s not yet mine,” he said.
Peter Pedroncelli, 9:20 am AFKI Original
If you thought Donald Trump’s one-liners were awe-inspiring, some South African politicians will leave you gob-smacked, as they are responsible for some of the craziest quotes you will ever read in global politics. Politics can be a messy business at times, with people doing and saying things that others would never dream of. Here are 12 unbelievable quotes that belong to South African politicians.
Dana Sanchez, 6:08 pm AFKI Original
There are words, and then there is action. Several African business leaders said things in 2015 that were inspiring, or true, or moving. Fewer were able to put those words into action. Below are some African businesswomen who walked the walk and talked the talk. That makes them AFKInsider’s candidates for the most memorable quotes by African businesswomen in 2015.
Dana Sanchez, 10:49 am AFKI Original
If Africa is to succeed, it must close its gender gap, says South African-born Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. There are calls for the next U.N. secretary general to be a woman, and she is considered one of the most suitable for the job when Ban Ki-moon’s term expires. South Africa’s first-ever female deputy president had a long career fighting for human rights and social justice. Check out other inspiring quotes about equality in Africa’s economies.
Dana Sanchez, 11:27 am AFKI Original
When Nelson Mandela was released from Robben Island after 27 years in prison, South Africa was close to bankruptcy after decades of sanctions. Mandela encouraged the business world to embrace ubuntu — kindness — and to see business as part of a team effort to rebuild the country. The world remembered Mandela Saturday on what would have been his 97th birthday. Here are 18 inspiring Mandela quotes for entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:48 am AFKI Original
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian striker with a goal scoring touch and the ability to adapt to various international leagues. AFKSports looks at a few of his most interesting quotes down the years in an effort to better understand and appreciate the Ghanaian footballer, as he completes his move from Al Ain in the UAE to join Shanghai SIPG in China.
Peter Pedroncelli, 6:09 am AFKI Original
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian striker with a goal scoring touch and the ability to adapt to various international leagues, but he is also famous for speaking his mind and coming up with a few gems when he talks. AFKSports looks at a few of his most interesting quotes down the years in an effort to better understand and appreciate the Ghanaian footballer.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:25 am AFKI Original
Didier Drogba is known for his footballing prowess and goal scoring touch, but he is also an intelligent and philosophical man. AFKSports looks at a few of his most interesting quotes down the years in an effort to better understand and appreciate the Ivorian footballer.
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