Meet Green Buds, the South African Startup that Connects Farmers and Consumers

By |2017-03-01T17:21:02+01:00December 8th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Africa actually produces more than enough food to feed itself. The common problem is, many farmers cannot find markets for their produce even in the face of overwhelming demand. This structural weakness in Africa's food supply chain means it can be really hard for farmers to find buyers, and as a result, a lot of [...]

The ONE Thing — How To Become Successful At Anything in Life and Business

By |2017-03-01T17:21:03+01:00November 28th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Many people want to have a 'balanced' life; they want to be good at several things. While there's nothing wrong with being good at several things, the problem is it's difficult to be VERY successful at several things. At best, you'll be an average performer at all of them. But do you really want to [...]

Making Charcoal from Human Waste — An Interesting African Solution to an African Problem

By |2017-03-01T17:21:03+01:00November 24th, 2016|Business ideas, Energy & Power, Environment & Green, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Sanitation and cooking fuels are two of Africa's biggest problems. What we haven't realised is one of them is a solution for the other. I'll tell you how. Many of Africa's big cities have a bad reputation for poor waste management. Due to unregulated dumps and improper drainage and sewage systems, collected human waste is [...]

These Are The 11 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Has Mastered

By |2017-03-01T17:21:03+01:00November 21st, 2016|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Videos|

They say success is a habit. It's true. And only those people who have mastered the skills for success have formed the habit of applying these skills in their life, business and relationships. In this AMAZING video, Patrick Bet-David shares 11 powerful skills that every successful entrepreneur and millionaire has mastered. I was really impressed [...]

Impressive! This 10-Apartment Block in Nigeria Runs Exclusively on a Hybrid of Solar and Wind Power

By |2017-03-01T17:21:03+01:00November 17th, 2016|Business ideas, Energy & Power, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Across Africa, there is still some skepticism about solar power and renewable energy in general. Some tend to believe solar power can only provide 'backup' power and may not be able to provide an all-day reliable supply of electricity. Sulaiman Yusuf is a renewable energy entrepreneur and real estate property developer in Abuja (Nigeria's capital city) [...]

Watch The Book Summary – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

By |2017-03-01T17:21:04+01:00November 10th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has sold more than 25 million copies in 40 languages worldwide, and remains one of the best-selling books on business and personal development. Still, a lot of people haven't read this amazing book. If you haven't read the book, or it's been a long [...]

The Top 10 Rules For Success from Strive Masiyiwa, one of Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs

By |2017-03-01T17:21:04+01:00October 27th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Strive Masiyiwa is considered one of Africa's most successful entrepreneurs, a generous humanitarian and philanthropist. In this video lesson, curated by Evan Carmichael, Strive Masiyiwa shares some very interesting and powerful insights and tips about entrepreneurship. One of the tips in this video that got me really excited was an impressive tactic he used to launch Econet [...]

How This South African Entrepreneur Started a Small Laundry Business That Has Taken Off!

By |2017-03-01T17:21:05+01:00October 20th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Home & Personal Services, Videos|

Access and availability of running water and stable electricity supply are major problems for residents of Khayelitsha, one of the largest townships in Cape Town, South Africa. Sivu Mongo is the entrepreneur behind Ziyahlanjwa, a laundry services business that serves residents of this township with washed and ironed laundry. She noticed a lucrative gap in [...]

4 Quick and Insightful Tips For Starting Your Own Clothing Line or Fashion Business

By |2017-03-01T17:21:05+01:00October 13th, 2016|Beauty & Lifestyle, Get Inspired!, Videos|

The clothing business is one of the most interesting and biggest emerging markets in Africa. With a population of over 1 billion people, and is expected to reach 2.2 billion by 2050, the growth of Africa's clothing and fashion industry will be a joy to watch over the coming years. Right now, a chunk of [...]

Despite Our Huge Population, This is Why Africa Has A Small Voice in the World — You Should Watch This!

By |2017-03-01T17:21:06+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Why do we have an African population of over 1 billion people, yet the continent has a very small voice in global politics? Why do we have a continent that is so rich and abundantly endowed, yet Africa has the highest proportion of poor people on earth? These are some of the striking questions in this electrifying presentation [...]