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  • A Look At Five South African Women Commanding The Tech Space

    Soth African women By Staff, 8:02 am

    There are many women doing great things in tech in South Africa, making their mark with cool initiatives and strong leadership roles. Gender diversity in technology is an ongoing challenge, and women have to constantly prove their capabilities and strengths.
    Here are 5 women in the ever growing fast-paced South African tech space.Barbara Mallinson is the founder and chief executive of Obami, a social learning platform being used by hundreds of schools across Africa, Europe and the United States.

  • How One Entrepreneur Is Moving Kenya Toward Renewable Energy

    By Frank Mutulu, 10:06 am

    A proponent of green energy, African entrepreneur Lois Gicheru distributes solar-powered generators to solve Africa’s energy hunger through her company, Solafrique. At 28, she is credited as the first distributor of solar-powered generators for the Kenyan market. “Africa cannot manage even simple tasks such as garbage collection so how can we manage nuclear waste?” she said in an AfkInsider Q & A.

  • Studies: East African Businesswomen Face Deep-Rooted Discrimination

    By Isaac Mwangi, 9:00 am

    Women in East Africa face business challenges not encountered by their male counterparts. In Kenya, women are asking authorities to intervene.

  • L’Oréal East Africa Boss On How She Went From File Clerk To Managing Director

    By Dana Sanchez, 7:25 pm

    From How We Made It In Africa Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa, talks about who influenced her, how she made it to the top and what she loves – and hates – about doing business in Kenya. Patricia Ithau, managing director, L’Oréal East Africa 1. What was your first job? I was a clerk […]

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