Rapelang Rabana

The 2016 AWP Network Power List

Be the Change. Be Inspired. Be You.  Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring and influential voices. At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. Introducing Africa\’s leading women (1) …

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Young African Women Entrepreneurs Offer Advice on How to Start a Business With No Money

Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs “The easiest way to get funding is to build a team. You will be surprised at how quickly your idea takes off when you have a solid group of people equally passionate about your idea. Also, like our parents say, two (or more) heads are better than one. The diversity …

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The 2014 AWP Network Power List

Be the change. Be Inspired. Be you. Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring, and influential voices. Introducing Africa’s leading women! At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. 1. Arunma …

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Serial Entrepreneur, Rapelang Rabana Wins Big at the World Entrepreneurship Forum

Rapelang Rabana won the Young Entrepreneur Award at the at the 2014 World Entrepreneurship Forum. Chosen by Forbes as one of Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs, and listed on the ‘O Power List’ by The Oprah Magazine, Rapelang Rabana is one of Africa’s success stories. More recently, Rapelang started an innovative technology-driven education company seeking to …

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Innovation in Africa: Here’s what Young African Women Entrepreneurs Have to Say

How can we support and improve Innovation in Africa? Supporting innovation in Africa is no easy task. Political instability, civil wars, terrorism, and uncertainty often disturb the ecosystem of progress and sustainable development. The AWP Network met with three (3) of Africa’s most innovative young women entrepreneurs who share their thoughts on how to improve …

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Innovation and Education: Young Serial Entrepreneur sets out to Transform South Africa’s Education System

Coined by CNN.com as one of Africa’s Marissa Mayers, Rapelang Rabana is founding CEO of Yeigo Communications and ReKindle Learning. Yeigo is credited with creating ground-breaking applications and services that took advantage of the internet, mobile and cloud computing technologies to tackle the cost of communication in South Africa. In 2008, the Swiss-headquartered Telfree Group …

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