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Funke: Bridging The Digital Divide

How Funke Opeke Built An Under Sea Fiber Optic Cable For West Africa Africa’s emerging African business leaders have the task of solving big problems. One of those challenges is closing the digital divide between Africa and the world. And Nigeria’s Funke Opeke is taking on that challenge. Funke is the Founder and CEO of Main…

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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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Ethiopian Airlines: An African Success

How  Ethiopian Airlines Conquered Africa’s Skies Ethiopian airlines has come to position itself as an outlier in Africa’s aviation industry. In a competitive industry which has seen its share of corporate failures, Ethiopian, as driven consistent long term growth over it 70 year old history to become the continent’s fastest growing and most profitable airline….

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