From the Jaws of Defeat To Building A Cinema Empire in Africa — An Amazing Comeback Story by Kene Mkparu

Over the last decade, Nigeria's film industry -- popularly known as Nollywood -- has grown from anonymity to become the world's third largest and most prolific movie industry after Hollywood and India's Bollywood. Even now, Nollywood still has a lot of runway ahead. Given the country's population and rising appetite for local content, the potential [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:06+01:00September 15th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

In Life, Prepare in Advance For Your Opportunity — An Inspiring Story by Zain Asher

Today, Zain Asher is a national business and personal finance correspondent for CNN, where she appears across platforms covering the latest news on money and the economy. She often reports from the New York Stock Exchange, covering equities and IPOs and interviewing entrepreneurs and dignitaries. But that's not how her story started. Originally from Nigeria [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:07+01:00September 8th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Africans, Don’t Be Spectators In Your Own Economy — You Should Watch This Powerful Speech!

Do you want to be a spectator or a participant in the growth of Africa? This is the question posed in this powerful TEDx speech by a remarkable lady who took a very bold step 3 years ago by quitting a high-paying job as a corporate lawyer in Nigeria, to enter the food processing business [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:07+01:00September 1st, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Meet The Ethiopian Entrepreneur Who Is Building An Empire From Bamboo Products

After two decades living in the United States, Michael Gebru returned to his home country -- Ethiopia -- to explore the interesting business opportunities in bamboo, one of the world's most versatile plants that is very abundant in Ethiopia. Michael noticed that while bamboo is very abundant in Ethiopia, it was grossly underutilised. In his [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:07+01:00August 25th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

The New Scramble for Africa — You Really Should Watch This Shocking Documentary!

After the Scramble for Africa during the period of New Imperialism between 1881 and 1914 that led to decades of colonial rule by Western empires, there is a school of thought that believes there is a new and ongoing scramble for Africa that's happening right now. It's a scramble between the Western powers of the [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:08+01:00August 18th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

If You Want To Achieve Your Goals, Don’t Focus On Them — This Tip Could Change Your Life!

If you focus on your goals, you will never achieve them. The first time I watched this amazing and inspiring talk, I thought there must have been a mistake in the title. Afterall, it's common knowledge and practice that the only way to achieve a goal is to set one and focus on it. In [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:08+01:00August 5th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Meet the Entrepreneurs in Rwanda Who Make Nappies and Sanitary Towels from Banana Trees!

In many parts of Africa, especially in West, Central and East Africa, bananas are widely eaten and have significant cultural and medicinal values. Bananas are one of the most abundant, valuable and adaptable tropical fruits in Africa. In fact, countries like Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda consume up to 45 kilograms per person per year; the [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:09+01:00July 28th, 2016|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Wonderful! Meet the cooking stove that runs 100 percent on Solar Energy

Fire Solutions, a small business in South Africa and its technical partners, GoSol of Finland have created an amazing prototype of a solar cooking stove that generates a tremendous amount of heat from the sun to cook, bake and heat food. Many parts of Africa enjoy more than 300 days of free and abundant sunlight. [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:09+01:00July 21st, 2016|Energy & Power, Environment & Green, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Amazing Words of Wisdom from 9 African Self-Made Millionaires and Billionaires — You need to watch this!

If you're a strong believer in African entrepreneurship, this is one of those short videos that you'll watch and watch several times over. This short video shares raw and powerful words of advice and wisdom from some of the most successful entrepreneurs from across Africa. These guys know what it takes to build a business [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:10+01:00July 14th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

The 3 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs — Obey these rules and you’ll prosper too!

Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at the age of 24. It all started when he realized that he was living far below his potential. After years of drug abuse and failing at life, Daniel was fed up. One day, he went to his local library and searched endlessly for truth. After discovering a few [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:21:10+01:00June 30th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|