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Is this the solution to tribalism and ethnic hatred in Africa?

  I tend to think tribalism is much worse than racism. It's the single biggest weakness we, as Africans, are yet to fix. It's the reason Africa does not run on meritocracy, and has to endure incompetent leadership. And it's the big reason the continent cannot yet unite against anything -- corruption, poverty, deprivation, etc. [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

The confessions of an economic hitman (Must Watch)

  "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt." These are the words of John Adams, the second president of the United States of America. The strategy is simple: use the IMF and World Bank to give debt to countries that have an [...]

By | August 6th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Working on a dream? Struggling to build your business? You need to watch this.

  Life is hard, especially when you're struggling to build a business. Despite your investments of time, money, and effort, it can take a long time before you start to see results, and that's one of the biggest reasons many people quit. In today's digital age of "plug and play" most people quickly lose patience [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Get Inspired!, Growing your business..., Videos|

Table manners for entrepreneurs — important tips and dining etiquette to always keep in mind

  There's quite a lot you can tell about a person from the way they behave at the table. And these days, many business meetings and deals happen around tables that have food or drinks served on them. That's why proper table manners and dining etiquette have become an important skill set for the modern [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

One of my best speeches of all time — The danger of a single story

  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most promising young literary talents that Africa has produced in the last two decades. She is a fierce ambassador of the continent and whenever I listen to her, my pride in #Africa balloons to dizzying heights. Like I always say, Africa is a great "product" that suffers [...]

By | June 9th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

What makes charismatic people more likely to succeed?

  Most successful people in business and leadership are often described as "charismatic". But what does charisma actually mean? How can we measure the level of charisma a person has? What does charisma look like? Studies show that most people, including kids as young as 5 years old, can tell from a person's face if [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Does God hate Africans? You need to watch this!

  "Does God hate Africans?" "If not, why would he let thousands of African children die?" These were the daunting questions asked by a 9-year-old child in one of Ndidi Nwuneli's classes in Sunday School. Faith bears a strong influence in African society, and today, over 1 billion Africans profess a strong faith in an [...]

By | May 26th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Amazing! Meet one of Africa’s most inspiring performers

  There's nothing more magical than being comfortable in your own skin. Everyone loves genuine and original people, and that's exactly why this impressive performance got me laughing. After a string of failures in high school, and a failed attempt at a law degree in the US, Chioma Omeruah followed her natural talents and discovered [...]

By | May 20th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Africa needs more fearless people like these two Nigerian journalists

  Several days ago, the BBC featured the shocking documentary below about the scale of Nigeria's worsening drug addiction problem. It was the result of a dangerous undercover investigation into the criminal underground that feeds codeine addiction in Africa's most populous country. Codeine is a legal substance used in the production of cough syrups. However, [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

The Business of Silkworm farming: A Fibre-to-Fabric Success Story from Kenya

Sponsored post Founded by three friends – Lucy, Cynthia and Christina – Tosheka Textiles is a social enterprise that was founded in a semi-arid county in South-Eastern Kenya, Makueni, in the town of Wote. Initially, the company was a Community Based Organization (CBO) that runs a fibre-to-fabric business model; it grew cotton and made handy [...]