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Sierra Leone going plastic-free with entrepreneurship

Plastic waste usage continues to be on the rise in several parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with Sierra Leone being among them. So, how are they using entrepreneurship to work towards ending the use of plastic? I recently spent a month in the capital city Freetown, where I noticed when walking to the famous Sani Abacha […]

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The women on a mission to redefine nude with their ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Skin Bandages

They are more than just ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Joanne Morales and Vivian Murad realised this when they decided to join forces a year ago and create ‘skin-toned plasters’ for people of colour, as demanded by their diverse customers. Both the owners of their own individual ventures, Morales is the founder of Nünude, a UK-based lingerie […]

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Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]

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Meet The Adebanjos – How we got the Netflix deal for our TV Show without mainstream backing

Andrew Osayemi and Debra Odutuyo (pictured above – left and right) are the creators of the popular British TV show Meet The Adebanjos – a comedy series about a British-Nigerian family living in London. After facing several rejections by some UK mainstream television producers, they decided to raise their own funds to independently produce 50 episodes […]

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria’s Tech Startup Scene

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently visited Lagos, Nigeria, in his first-ever trip to Sub-Saharan Africa, to learn more about the city’s “vibrant developer and entrepreneurship ecosystem.”  Nigeria is Facebook’s largest African market with 16 million users and Mark’s visit to the country’s economic capital aims to establish how Facebook can support its growing tech startup scene. […]

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The Wild Peanut – Akeem Ojuko

Akeem Ojuko’s love for peanuts and his vision to see the food industry become more healthy inspired his innovative creation ‘The Wild Peanut’.  Over 300,000 jars of The Wild Peanut has been sold, since launching in September 2014, with Akeem planning to launch additional flavours this Spring – Porridges, Nuts and Peanut Punch (milkshakes). Determined to pursue a life of […]