The Disruptors

Engage with personalities and ideas disrupting 'business as usual'. Meet a generation of visionaries going against the grain to move Africa forward

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A Physician’s Bold Fight Against Anaemia

Pushing the Frontiers of Sickle Cell Research Dr Julie Makani is one of Africa’s leading researchers in the field of sickle cell anaemia. She has emerged as a leading African and global researcher, clinician, and academic working at the frontlines of research in sickle cell anaemia.  Dr Makani has committed her professional life to bringing…

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Sudan’s First Breast Cancer Clinic

Dr Hania Morsi Fadal Pioneering Breast Cancer Diagnosis In 2010, The Khartoum Breast Care Centre, the first and only breast cancer clinic in Sudan and the Horn of Africa was established. Since its opening, the non-profit centre has attend to over 26,000 patients providing them with subsidised and affordable treatments and enabling the patients to…

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Turnaround: The Equity Bank Story

How James Mwangi Turned Around Kenya’s Equity Bank One of Africa’s biggest success stories is the turnaround and transformation of Kenya’s Equity Bank. The company which was founded as a building society in 1984 came back from being a small insolvent building society to become one of Kenya’s leading commercial banking groups with over half of all…

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