Uganda: Illegal immigrant turned entrepreneur builds top-rated tourism business

“A wonderful experience!”  “So much fun!” “The best tour of Kampala!” These are some of the reviews tourists have left on TripAdvisor about Walter’s Tours – a guided excursion through Uganda’s capital Kampala via a motorcycle taxi (or boda-boda). The company was started about seven years ago by Ugandan Walter Wandera and today employs close to 30 motorcycle drivers who weave through Kampala’s...

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How this entrepreneur took the plunge to start recruitment company focused on those with disabilities

“Entrepreneurship helps you gain a new sense of self-awareness. You start to understand who you are. You start to realise your strengths and start to see another side to yourself that you didn’t know even existed.” So says South African Ntsoaki Phali, founder of Beyond Ability Talent Solutions and the recent winner of the 2017 Woman of Stature’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Her company, started ...

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Is Africa Rising With Its Women?

By Ritah Namwiza For sometime now, Africa has been branded a continent on the rise.. In 2015, the World Bank reported that six of the world’s fastest growing economies were in Africa— Ethiopia, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Tanzania. Additionally, the continent is enjoying relative peace albeit with sporadic terror activity and civil strife as seen in Somalia, South Sudan and...

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APPLY: The World Healthcare Student Symposium 2017 (Fully Funded)

The World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) is the world’s biggest student conference, a biennial global multidisciplinary  summit that brings together healthcare students and healthcare professionals under one roof to learn, discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers and renowned global health leaders through scientific, educational and cultural programs of this five-day long event WORT...

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Borrowed: How to Win Workplace Equality? Invest in Neighborhoods Where Women Need It Most

Women make up nearly half of the workforce, yet old-fashioned policies keep them unequal partners. To remedy this, we must first ensure basic opportunities—like making sure girls can get to school. Angela Glover Blackwell posted Jul 01, 2016 Shelia Williams, a single mother of five in Memphis, Tennessee, was putting herself through college when the city cut bus routes within the low-income, primari...

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