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Voices of African Women Entrepreneurs – I Am My Own Biggest Challenge

The AWP Network met with Ronke Lawal, Founder of RSL Management Services and business mentor at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. Lawal has served as a business mentor since June 2013. Her company, RSL Management Services specializes in marketing, brand development, and PR services. The company offers a unique service to businesses committed to increasing the sales …

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Three-day Hackathon with MEST and UNICEF Ghana

UNICEF Ghana in partnership with MEST introduces the MEST-UNICEF Hackathon, a three-day product development competition hosted by the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and UNICEF Ghana. Over 3 Days, find team members, select a problem (from a list of problems presented by UNICEF Ghana ) and develop a mobile or web-based solution to the …

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A Young African on What Entrepreneurship Means to Her

A young African participates in our photo essay series and shares with us what entrepreneurship means to her. Name: Akachi Nwoke Business Name: Visages Parfait Beauty Place Location: FCT Abuja, Nigeria What does Entrepreneurship mean to you: Entrepreneurship to me, means freedom. I am a young university graduate and a makeup artist from Nigeria. I share my story …

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A Young African on What Entrepreneurship Means to Him

A Young African participates in our photo essay series and shares with us what entrepreneurship means to him. Name: Ahmadu Abdullah Location: Kuje, FCT Abuja, Nigeria What does Entrepreneurship mean to you: Entrepreneurship to me, means creativity. When people think of entrepreneurs, they think of someone in an office setting but this definition for me, includes the common …

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My Voice Matters: Young Africans Tell their Entrepreneurial Stories

Name: Adebayo Adelekan Location: Lagos, Nigeria Why did you start your business:  I didn\’t start this business. My name is Adebayo and I am inspired by Elizabeth Ojelua, CEO of Sure-Lift Tranx – a shoe manufacturing company. The story that I am about to share, will inspire you and everyone out there. This story tells me that there …

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My Voice Matters: Young Africans Tell their Entrepreneurial Stories

Name: Nanna Oghenereke Augusta Location: Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria Why did you start your business: I started Reqe Designs because fashion is my passion. My business allows me to do more for myself and the people around me. For me, being an entrepreneur is about bringing people-based solutions to the forefront. For me, it’s not about …

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