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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Thato: A rising Eco-entrepreneur

South Africa’s Thato Kgath Kgatlhanye is part of a new generation of young African entrepreneurs who are making a difference by creating innovative business models. In doing so,  they are  building solutions to many social and economic problems. Thato is a co-founder of Rethaka, a woman owned business that is behind the Repurpose School Bag…

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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe: Impacting Lives

  SISTER ROSEMARY NYIRUMBE Changing Lives Long before the world came to know about the atrocities of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) through the viral 2012 Kony Campaign, Sister Nyirumbe had been taking care of the survivors of the cruelties of the rebel group. In her work, Sister Nyirumbe encourages women who have undergone cruelties…

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Akon: Lighting Africa

AKONDelivering Power Global superstar and recording artist Akon is lending his star power to a cause that is dear to his heart-providing power to the millions of people who lack access in Africa. Almost most 600 million people-representing close to half of the world’s people who do not have access to power. Through his Akon…

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