• How Profitable Can Agriculture be? Meet Mavis Nduchwa

    From an undergraduate study in real estate and hospitality to a career as a TV presenter and now Farmer, Botswana’s Mavis Nduchwa, 34 has straddled several hats. She had an early start in her journey to entrepreneurship from high school, where she sold sweets to fellow students, helped students write their essays and letters for …

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  • Vitumbiko Zgambo: The Vegetable Farmer Leading by Example

    Farming has an unglamorous image across Africa even though Agriculture accounts for more than 30% of the continent’s GDP and employs more than 60% of its working population. But this outlook to Agriculture might be changing soon with new players, introduction of technology and an ongoing wide embrace by younger players in the sector. One …

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  • Njavwa Mutambo is Powering the Future of African Logistics, Through Musanga

    Setting up a business in Africa is hard. Entrepreneurs face capital problems and it is hard to get access to mentors. Through the TEF Entrepreneurship programme 3,000 entrepreneurs have had a lifeline, benefitting from the training, networking, mentorship and funding support through seed capital all of which is required for business success. One of the …

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  • My9Lives is Changing the Art of Recruitment in Africa

    For any company, large or small, one of the most difficult aspects of operations is the recruitment of the right employees. Identifying qualities that fit with your company’s culture will ultimately help you make the best hiring decisions to move your company forward, recognising this challenge, Ishara set up My9Lives to bridge the gap between …

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  • Looking Good Never Got so Easy

    The saying goes that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but in the mind of 2015 TEF Entrepreneur Tshepo Ngaleka beauty is also extremely good business. Her business Picadoo is an online one-stop-shop that promises customers they need never have a bad hair day again. Simply log on to picadoo.co.za give details of …

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  • Njavwa Mutambo, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur

    Success Stories with Njavwa Mutambo

    In Zambia, 21-year-old entrepreneur Njavwa Mutambo co-founded a logistics startup with the help of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and incubator BongoHive I kind of have a unique history, I like to believe. I was born on Friday the 13th. My father passed away when I was three and my mum when I was seven, so my whole life I have lived …

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  • Success Story with Rodrigue Tusse

    On this week’s episode of Winning Wednesday, we caught up with one of our entrepreneurs, Rodrigue Tusse from South Africa. Rodrigue is the CEO of inGLOB, a uniquely African people-powered media platform that sources substantive and high-quality content directly from creators, and distributes it to readers across the Web via multiple channels. inGLOB gives content creators unprecedented access …

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  • Winning Wednesday with Lerato

    Today’s edition of Winning Wednesday is focused on our entrepreneur, Lerato Motshwarakgole who just got admitted to Harvard Graduate School Of Education for her Masters In Education (M.Ed). We caught up with her on why she has decided to go back to school. She left us inspired TEF: Why did you decide to further your …

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