Young & Driven

Whether in business, government, philanthropy, science , social enterprise or the creative economy, a movement of young leaders is emerging. Follow the stories of Africa's young innovators and influencers

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Made In Kigali: Fashionably Bold

Scorpio’s Plan To Transform Rwanda’s Fashion Industry Scorpio Ramazani Khoury is the Founder and CEO of Rwandan based fashion house, Made in Kigali. A graphic design graduate from the University of the Arts in London, Scorpio’s company produces high end textiles and garments that are locally inspired but with modern contemporary influences. The company uses…

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Addis Gets Metro

Ethiopia’s fast evolving infrastructure scene has gotten a major boost with the introduction of the country’s, and Sub-Saharan Africa’s, first modern light railway system. The $475 million project was financed in part by the Exim Bank of the China. The project comes at a time when Ethiopia is experiencing rapid growth as the country seeks to position itself as major manufacturing hub that will c…

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David Adjaye

David Adjaye has firmly positioned himself as global thought leader in global architecture. At only 50, he has accomplished many career milestones in field in which notoriety only comes after vast experience. From coveted commissions such as the newly opened museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. to Nobel Peace Center in…

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