VENTURES AFRICA PRESENTS 10 AFRICAN COMPANIES GOING GLOBAL

VENTURES AFRICA – Business in opened in Africa and the former “hopeless” continent is thriving with trade and investment opportunities.  Africa is seeing increased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and its major companies are also divesting business operations overseas. ‘African companies going global have reached unprecedented heights in recent years. These companies’ overseas expansion is characterised by […]

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GREAT INSPIRATION FROM MICHAEL JORDAN

Michael Jordan’s individual accolades and accomplishments include five MVP awards, ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances, three All-Star Game MVP awards, ten scoring titles, three steals titles, six NBA Finals MVP awards, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. He holds the NBA records for highest career regular season scoring average (30.12 points per game) and highest career […]

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ASUNTA WAGURA – RAISING HIV AWARENESS

      Asunta Wasura: A life fulfilled! It isn’t every day that you get to meet someone who’s done something for so many just by being courageous and open. Wagura is such a person. When Asunta started raising people’s awareness about HIV, few were willing to talk about it; many were scared. Apart from […]

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TYLER PERRY GIVES US A FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

 Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. In 2011, Forbes named him the highest paid man in entertainment, earning $130 million between May 2010 and 2011.Perry is best known for creating, and performing in drag, the Madea character, a giant, overreactive, and thuggishly tough elderly woman. He’s also well-known for creating numerous feature films, starting […]

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KENYAN ACTRESS, LIZZ NJAGAH TALKS ABOUT KENYA’S FILM INDUSTRY

Kenya’s low cost film industry – dubbed Riverwood after Nairobi’s River Road area – has flourished in recent years, but is still dwarfed by Nigeria’s Nollywood. Lizz Njagah, one of Kenya’s leading TV and film actresses, has been active in both industries. Njagah has acted in long-running soap opera, ‘Tinsel’, as the character Tare Duke. She recently […]

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AFRICAN CONTINENT BEGINS TO RISE UP ABOVE AID

Nairobi — An increasing number of African countries are beginning to step away from aid dependency, as the domestic private sector becomes the engine of growth across much of Africa. Currently, at least a third of African countries receive aid that is equivalent to less than 10 percent of their tax revenue. They include Algeria, […]

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SOUTH AFRICA’S SONGSTRESS, LIRA, TO PERFORM IN OBAMA’S INAUGURATION

Johannesburg- South African songstress, Lerato Molapo, best known to her fans as Lira  has been chosen from a shortlist of  African musicians to perform at an inauguration ball for American president Barack Obama on January 21. An ecstatic Lira said in Pretoria on Wednesday “I’m very excited. I got the invite about three weeks ago. […]

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7 WOMEN TO WATCH IN KENYAN FILM AND TV INDUSTRY

Kenya has an abundance of talent, especially in the film and television industry. We feature seven rising young stars who are doing us proud. The TRUE LOVE team takes a closer look. These women are: Lupita Nyong’o, Angel Waruinge, Joy Kendi, Liz Njagah, Alison Ngibuini, Natasha Likimani and Carol Nguta LUPITA NYONG’O, 20s ACTRESS / […]

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ADELLE ONYANGO: BOUNCING BACK FROM RAPE AND LOSS OF HER MOTHER

Raped by a stranger, losing her mother, Mary Onyango to breast cancer… Radio presenter Adelle Onyango, 23, talks poignantly of the double blow life has dealt her. Four years ago, in 2008, I was raped by a stranger. My girlfriends and I had left a house party to hit a club in Westlands, Nairobi. When I realised that […]

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MEET ISIS NYONG’O – V.P inMOBI AFRICA – THE HIGH FLYING ACHIEVER

ISIS NYONG’O IS A PROLIFIC CITIZEN OF THE WORLD AND A NEWLY ENGAGED WOMAN. Isis Nyong’o has always been known as an achiever. Google her name and what pops up is Forbes, MTV. Stanford, Harvard, the Wall Street Journal, Top 40 under 40, Africa’s 20 youngest power women…the list goes on. As Vice President of […]

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7 LEADING AFRICAN WOMEN INNOVATORS

What a year it has been! Since its launch in March,Ventures Woman has shared stories of inspiring women making headway in Africa’s dynamic economic environment. Despite significant economic and political upheavals in many African countries, these women, and many more unnamed, have striven  pushed and broken down barriers to succeed in many industries, particularly male-dominated industries. These […]

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AFRICAN QUOTES by C-TAQ.COM

C-TAQ.COM’s main mission is to get YOU motivated, get YOU informed and get YOU entertained. It is also it goal to promote Africa and what the African continent has to offer. One of the ways of uplifting Africa is by getting the wise saying and quotes that motivate those who have made it as leaders, […]

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MEET NJERI RIONGE – CEO IGNITE CONSULTING

Njeri Rionge is CEO and founder of Ignite Consulting. She is also a co-founder of Wananchi Online (now known as Wananchi Group), east Africa’s leading provider of PayTv, broadband internet and VoIP services. Rionge is one of our Five outstanding Kenyan women entrepreneurs.     Njeri Rionge, serial entrepreneur (Kenya) 1. What was your first job? It […]

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