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Free Wifi on African Streets is Now Possible!

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Do you know that struggle when you are out and your battery is dying yet no mobile charger is in sight? Whether it comes to connecting with friends, family and relatives, doing researches for work, or just as a pastime: The mobile phone is our permanent companion! With just one click we get the latest news […]

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For African entrepreneurs: GetResponse 2017 review (plus a 30 day FREE trial)


GetResponse 2017 reviewAn All-In One Marketing Platform to scale your business to Africa & beyond Price Support User Experience & Design Value for money Pros Powerful Marketing automation Comes with Webinar softwareFantastic support and tutorials Mobile responsiveFree 30-day trial (no credit card required)In a fast changing industry, GetResponse has been in existence since 1999 and is […]

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Here is a skill that is helping Social Entrepreneurs scale across Africa

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Africa is a continent of innovators. To be more precise, a continent of innovators whose innovations scale…rarely. Does that shock you? Good! It is time that ​we wake up to some though realities and face them head on. We know there are many challenges that need to be fixed and many of of us are pouring our heart and soul […]

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How 4 of Africa’s leading companies use Email marketing

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Do you want to scale your business to generate a bigger impact and more revenue? Use Email marketing! Email marketing should be the crown jewel of your digital marketing strategy. It is one of the most powerful digital marketing channels. Period! According to McKinsey, Email marketing generates 40 times more revenue than Facebook and Twitter – combined! In […]

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Innovation Prize for Africa 2017: An interview with Pauline Mujawamariya Koelbl

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Africa is a continent full of innovators. Innovation in the 21st Century presents a wonderful opportunity to shape the destiny of the African continent in such a way that future generations will only learn about poverty, malaria and the other challenges plaguing Africa today in the history books. In order to make this a reality, we […]

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Leadership through storytelling: An interview with Ayuma Michelle

Ayuma Michelle Leadership Coach Rise Africa Rise

The world is undergoing dramatic change. The rise of exponential technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, fintech and many more are going to change the fabric of our societies fundamentally.​ These dramatic changes will also require that we re-evaluate our attitudes, beliefs, practices and way of doing things. What worked in the 20th century, will no longer be […]

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Email should be the crown jewel of your digital marketing strategy. Period!

Digital Marketing Strategy Africa

When you think about the digital marketing strategy of your  business what comes to mind first? Setting up a facebook page? Twitter? Instagram maybe? Or even snapchat? What about mobile marketing?​ Affiliate marketing anyone?The reality is that today we live in a multi-channel world. There are unlimited opportunities at your disposal on how you can market your business.  Often this means […]

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How to scale Social Innovation in Africa: An interview with former McKinsey consultant Ndidi Nwuneli

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Social innovation is hard. Scaling a successful social innovation in Africa and across the continent is even harder.As the Director of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town Dr. Francis Bonnici mentions in his foreword to the book “Social Innovation in Africa” […]

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E4Impact: An MBA for African Impact Entrepreneurs


Africa needs more successful entrepreneurs that understand how to create positive impact in their communities, countries and on our continent. As you probably know creating a sustainable impact business is really, really hard. As in one of the hardest things you can do with your life. Yet Africa is a highly entrepreneurial continent full of people that either […]

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Maternal and child health in Africa: Healthcare at your fingertips with OMOMI

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The destiny of our continent is shaped by the greatness of our people. You know this.But what happens when the greatness that lies within you and is supposed to be developed over the course of a lifetime is being threatened when you are at your most vulnerable?    Imagine that you are born in a country that […]

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