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Good African Coffee: Meet The Ugandan Coffee Brand That’s Going Global!

By |2017-03-01T17:21:23+01:00February 4th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Good African Coffee is a home-grown coffee brand that's causing quite a stir on the international coffee market. Did you know that Uganda is Africa's second-biggest exporter of coffee beans, and currently produces more than 3 million bags per year? Yet, instead of being refined locally, the vast majority of the country's raw beans have [...]

Fresh Milk Everywhere! Meet Tanga Fresh, the Successful Dairy Business in Tanzania

By |2017-03-01T17:21:23+01:00January 28th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Africa is often described as a continent where cows are abundant but milk is scarce. In Tanzania, like many parts of Africa, fresh milk is not widely available because of small sale farming, hot weather and bad infrastructure. Tanga Fresh is one of the major producers of fresh daily products in Tanzania. This company which [...]

How I Became Rich: Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man shares his secret…

By |2017-03-01T17:21:24+01:00January 22nd, 2016|Get Inspired!, Videos|

With a net worth of $18.3 billion (2015), Nigeria's Aliko Dangote has been Africa's richest man for the last few years. And with his aggressive expansion and diversification moves across the continent, Dangote is likely to retain the top spot for quite some time. What is most curious about Dangote's wealth is how he made [...]

Meet Momppy Mpoppy, The African Doll Brand from South Africa and the Entrepreneur behind it

By |2017-03-01T17:21:25+01:00December 9th, 2015|Entertainment & Leisure, Get Inspired!, Videos|

The market for childrens' toys and dolls is worth millions of dollars in Africa. With the highest fertility rates in the world, and the globe's youngest population, the market for children's playthings in Africa is definitely on a growth path. In South Africa, one smart entrepreneur is carving an interesting niche in the 'African doll' [...]

Potato Farming in Sacks: A Money Spinning Business in Zimbabwe

By |2017-03-01T17:21:25+01:00November 25th, 2015|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Did you know that potatoes could be planted in sacks? You'll be surprised to learn that potatoes planted in sacks produce three times more than potatoes planted on bare land, in the traditional way. This highly effective Israeli-pioneered farming method is working wonders in Zimbabwe, where it is creating a huge opportunity for many agro [...]

Apples Grown in Africa. Meet the Kenyan Entrepreneur who makes money from growing red apples

By |2017-03-01T17:21:26+01:00November 20th, 2015|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Apples are considered an exotic fruit in many parts of Africa. They fetch a handsome price in markets across the continent as they are largely imported from overseas. In Kenya, one visionary entrepreneur is successfully exploiting the local demand for apples. Peter Wambugu is one of Kenya's most successful apple farmers and harvests thousands of fruits [...]

Is it possible to be a Jack of All Trades? Meet Sina Gerard, the Serial Entrepreneur in Rwanda

By |2017-03-01T17:21:26+01:00November 18th, 2015|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Is it really possible to be a 'Jack of All Trades', and master them all? Apparently, Sina Gerard, a very successful serial entrepreneur in Rwanda has found a formula that works. He is a pig farmer, timber trader, bakery owner, supermarket owner, spice maker, community leader and philanthropist. His favourite business is the popular hot and [...]

Meet Pius Ngugi, the Kenyan Entrepreneur who makes millions from exporting nuts!

By |2017-03-01T17:21:26+01:00November 13th, 2015|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Macadamia nuts are the most expensive nuts in the world, fetching very high prices on the international market. In Kenya, Pius Ngugi is one of the biggest producers of processed macadamia nuts that are exported to foreign markets, especially Europe and North America. Over the years, Pius has grown his nut processing business into one [...]

The Inspiring Story of Annette, the Supermum Entrepreneur from Uganda

By |2017-03-01T17:21:26+01:00November 11th, 2015|Get Inspired!, Home & Personal Services, Videos|

Annette is a single mother of two, and versatile entrepreneur, who has defied the odds to achieve amazing success in businesses that are traditionally associated with men. Annette wakes every day at 2am to start her first business of the day. She sells well-packaged spiced tea at major spots in Kampala, the Ugandan capital. In [...]

Meet Gourmet Nomads, The Kenyan Business That Sells 5-Star Meals at Affordable Prices

By |2017-03-01T17:21:27+01:00November 4th, 2015|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Started and run by Paul Kihiko, a 26-year old school graduate, Gourmet Nomads is a unique business that sells high end cuisine and home-made meals at affordable prices. The business receives orders by telephone and SMS and delivers to customers across Nairobi, Kenya's ever busy capital city. Gourmet Nomads, which now has over 13 employees, [...]