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Mohamed ‘Mo’ Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim is a fixture in the early international mobile telecommunications industry and is the founder of one of Africa’s most successful mobile telecom companies, Celtel International (Zain). Founded in 1998, Celtel International was one of the first pan African providers to bring the benefits of mobile communications to millions of people across the African […]

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Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe is South Africa’s first black billionaire and has been on Forbes Annual Billionaire list for the last two years.  He is the Executive Chairman of African Rainbow Minerals Ltd. ( ARM), a mining and minerals company, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.  He is also the Chairman of Harmony and the Deputy Chairman of […]

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Noah Samara

Noah Samara has been called “the Rupert Murdoch of the Southern Hemisphere.” In fact, to 5 billion Africans, he is much more famous than is Murdoch, the newspaper mogul in the U.S. and U.K. Born in Addis Ababa to an Ethiopian mother and a father from the Sudan, Samara is a short, wiry man who […]

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Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo was born and raised in Zambia, Southern Africa. She completed a PhD in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters from Harvard University. She completed a Bachelors degree in Chemistry and MBA in Finance at the American University in Washington D.C.. She worked at Goldman Sachs for 8 years in the debt […]

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Vinny Lingham

Vinny Lingham is the CEO of Web 2.0 startup, Synthasite. Vinny is the founder of global search marketing experts, incuBeta and it’s subsidiary, Clicks2Customers. incuBeta’s principal business is Clicks2Customers, with offices in the US, UK & Cape Town. Clicks2Customers is one of the premier Performance Search Marketing partners globally, generating over $100m per annum in […]

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Estelle Akofio Sowah

Estelle Akofio Sowah is a manager and businesswoman. She was born in Scotland to a Ghanaian father, Christopher Nii Nai Akofio-Sowah and Scottish a mother, Labrada Akofio-Sowah. They moved to Ghana when she was about six (6) months old where she grew up in Osu, Accra and attended Ghana International School (GIS). She left Ghana […]

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David Kuria

After years of serving as a city planner and with non-profit organisations delivering basic services to the people of Kibera, the largest informal settlement in Africa, David Kuria has created Ecotact as a social enterprise spearheading community service and environmental interventions with a business perspective. Ecotact has built “Ikotoilet” malls in places where municipalities cannot […]

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