Tag Archives: Empowering African Entrepreneurs

  • Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa

    2020 Forbes Africa 30 Under 30, Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa is Using Technology to Forge a Better Tomorrow

    Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, 24, Uganda Founder and Executive Director of Chil Artificial Intelligence Lab Industry: Artificial intelligence in medicine At only 24, Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa is an entrepreneur with a background in the medical field. She is also a cancer survivor. But she would rather you call her an entrepreneur, she expresses, as she arrives …

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  • Safety First, Africa

    The coronavirus is spreading across the world, and the far-reaching implications cannot be quantified yet. Globally, the disease has raised health and economic concerns, amidst others, and a direct hit on Africa, the 2nd most populous continent, could trigger a global nightmare.  This must be avoided. The Tony Elumelu Foundation wants to ensure that Africans …

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  • Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Mohammed Kamar

    Tony Elumelu Funded Startup in Sierra Leone is Tackling Power Problems with Hybrid Solution

    Tony Elumelu startup in Sierra Leone; Light Salone Innovation is providing rural communities with access to affordable renewable energy systems built using recycled materials. Launched in September 2018 after its team met at a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) youth innovation competition, Light Salone designs and fabricates small-scale renewable hybrid energy plants that combine solar and wind. …

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