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Barry Media Show: Entrepreneurship, Creation, Leadership
35 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Mansa Musa- How to do import export trade from Africa to the United States, or from the United States to Africa
Mansa Musa is the founder and president of Ufumbuzi. Ufumbuzi is a for profit international Trade and Tour Company, specialized in the import & export of merchandise from around the world and dynamic tour and work abroad programs. In this interview, Mansa Musa talks about all the details related to import export trade from the United States to Africa, and from Africa to the United States. He talks about some of the documents one needs to start an international trade , the products that are in big demands both in Africa and north America. Mansa also mentioned some great tips in this interview such as the products that are qualified under the African Growth and opportunity act, and how best to deal with customs. Mansa Musa is a true force of nature and a brilliant human being.
16 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Elizabeth Gikebe-Mhogo Foods is a company that adds value to the cassava tubers produced in Kenya
Elizabeth Gikebe is an entrepreneur based in Kenya. She is the founder of Mhogo Foods. Mhogo Foods is a company that adds value to the cassava tubers by processing them into affordable, nutritious gluten-free flour, cassava crisps, cassava starch and cassava-based animal feeds.In Kenya, most of the smallholder farmers are poor, despite having lands where they can plant and harvest their produces. One of the reasons for this is because they don’t have a constant market. One of the importance of Mhogo Food existence is to help those smallholder farmers to be empowered and be able to provide for their families. In this interview, Elizabeth Gikebe talks about how her company produces gluten free 100% natural cassava flour, how payments made by her company Mhogo Foods are helping improve the lives of cassava farmers in Kenya. She also talks about how she got started and some of the challenges she faces. Her Determination and Persistence are unstoppable. She is relentless and one of the Trail Blazers in the field of transforming cassava tubers into affordable, nutritious gluten-free flour in Kenya.
25 minutes | Aug 15, 2020
Faith Nwaobia: Understanding of the "3Cs" of Social Networking "Connect, contribute and communicate" could help brand oneself on LinkedIn
Faith Nwaobia is a social selling consultant, a B2B Growth Strategist and a LinkedIn branding Strategist. He has authored a book on how to master and maximize the potentials of LinkedIn called “The 3Cs of Social Networking” In this interview, Faith talks about how to brand oneself on Linkedin, mistakes to avoid while branding oneself, and the 3Cs of Social Networking” Connect, contribute and communicate. He is also a huge Youth Advocate and the co-founder of a global youth platform called “YouthUp Global” which is aimed at uplifting young people globally.
35 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
Ibrahim Diallo-The meaning of computer programming, and how to get started in computer programing
Ibrahim Diallo is a software engineer and an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California. He is originally from Guinea-Conakry, but was born in Saudi Arabia. He currently works at a company called Thankful Ai where he builds and maintain automated customer service experience to help people with their e-commerce needs. In this interview, Ibrahim talks about the meaning of computer programming, how to get stated in computer programing, and the importance of being a black programmer nowadays. Ibrahim Diallo wrote an article on the BBC News where he talks about his experience working as a software engineer as a black person.
14 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
Mariama Sylla- Après avoir vécu en France pendant plusieurs année, j'ai decidé de rentrer au Senegal pour créer Diongoma(French Language)
Mariama Sylla est une entrepreneure Sénégalaise. Elle est la fondatrice de Diongoma: une entreprise qui a pour but de garantir la création et vente des produits 100% naturels, authentiques, équitables et de très haute qualité! tout en respectant les règles de l’agriculture biologique. Après avoir vécu en France pendant plusieurs années, Mariama sylla decide de rentrer au Senegal pour y crée Diongoma. Dans cette interview, elle nous parle de son trajets, certains de ses challenges et l’efficacité des produits biologiques qu’elle vend. Mariama Sylla est une entrepreneure trés engagée et un model à suivre.
38 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Camille Aubain Lagueu Yodom: la superApp Jiffy sera une plateforme de nouvelle generation constituée de nombreuse autres applications (French Language)
Camille Aubain Lagueu Yodom est d’origine camerounaise. Il vit presentment au Canada, précisement à Montréal. Il est Entrepreneur et Professionnel certifié en Blockchain et FinTech.Dan cette interview, Camille nous explique non seulement comment la blockchaine disrupt les paiements transfrontaliers mais aussi de la superApp #Jiffy que lui et son équipe vont bientôt lancer sur le marché aux benefice des africains et de la diaspora. A son avis, Jiffy sera une plateforme de nouvelle generation constituée de nombreuse autres applications tells que des applications de transfer de fonds et de paiements de services bancaires et bien d’autres.
38 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Brian Bogart: Acting is my career. Anyone can become an actor at any age.
Brian is an actor, a stand-up comedian, and a business consultant. Originally from Austin, Texas; he abandoned his corporate life to move to Los Angeles to realize his lifelong dream of working in the entertainment industry. While performing at open mics and showcases at night, by day he helps train sales teams to hit their goals and coach managers on the best practices for getting the most out of their customer service representatives. In this interview, Brian talks about his experiences as an actor, he got his start at a very young age: at 6 years old, he also talks about his challenges as an actor and stand-up comedian. Insightful interview for those who want to learn more about the entertainment industry. You can find Brian Bogart in the HBO film, "Tejano," currently streaming on the HBO app, and on Spotify as one of the Hosts and Co-Creators of "The Appresident" Podcast, where he draws parallels between the ideologies espoused on the TV Show, "The Apprentice," and the Donald Trump White House.
28 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Rodrigue Fouafou: We invest in African startups and mentor African entrepreneurs
Rodrigue Fouafou is an entrepreneur, Software Engineer, African Startup Investor and Mentor, Online Marketing and Advertising Professional. He is the co-founder and CEO of HartNamtemah, Inc. – an investment and consulting firm that specializes in mentoring and investing in African startups. He is also the co-founder of Wouessi, a digital intelligence company focused on delivering intelligent digital solutions to help small and medium size companies deliver quantifiable and sustainable results by optimizing their digital footprint through increased brand awareness, lead generation and online sales. Rodrigue grew up in the tiny African city of Bafoussam, in Cameroon. He graduated with honours from the University of Ottawa, Canada with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering. Rodrigue currently resides in Rwanda where he continues to make huge impacts. In this interview, Rodrigue Fouafou explains in detail how his investment and consulting firm “HartNamtemah has been engaged in providing investment for African startups, the intricacy involved in funding these startups, and some of the challenges his organization faces in Africa.
34 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Marc Mboule: La pisciculture en Afrique. Une activité très rentable (French Language)
Marc Mboule est le co-fondateur d’Aquareign Industry qui est une compagnie de pisciculture ou d’élevage de poisson. Il a commence la pisciculture ca fait 7 ans. Marc Mboule est un Ingénieur en Aquaculture diplomé de l’institut des Sciences Halieutiques de l’université de Douala. Après avoir obtenu un baccalauréat général en Mathématique et Sciences de la vie et de la terre avec mention « BIEN » où il reçoit une bourse d’excellence de la Société Anonyme des Brasseries du Cameroun ainsi que la bourse d’excellence du gouvernement Camerounais en tant que major de toute la région du Sud-Cameroun, il est allé à l’université pour étudier les Sciences Halieutiques. Sa formation lui a apporté de nombreuses connaissances telles que la maitrise des différents milieux aquatiques, la maîtrise de l’élevage des espèces dulçaquicoles et d’intérêt économique, des bases permettant de concevoir et d’aménager des ouvrages de génie civil utilisés en aquaculture. Dans cette interview, il explique en detail combien il faut pour commencer la pisciculture, quels sont les infrastructures et équipments adaptés pour la pisciculture, et les erreurs qu’il faut éviter avant et pendant l’élévage de poissons.
30 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
Obinna Anusiem: My organization helps companies, and government agencies gain audiences from the Nigerian and African Diaspora.
Obinna Anusiem is a Nigerian born based in the U.S.A precisely in California. He is the CEO and co-founder of NGEX which stands for Nigerian exchange: an information exchange platform. Obinna Anusiem organization helps companies, organizations, and government agencies succeed with audiences in Nigeria and the Nigerian and African Diaspora. His platforms and databases drive user interaction and provide unique data and insights on Nigerian consumers and businesses. He has also led NGEX in successfully developing a broad and diverse portfolio of products that attract and engage Africa-interested audiences around the world.In this interview, Obinna explains in details how his organization has been engaged in research and data related efforts for and about the African Diaspora over the last decade, and how it helps companies, organizations, and government agencies based everywhere in the world gain audiences from Nigeria and from the Nigerian and African Diaspora. Obinna Anusiem is also the founder of Club 14, a group of professionals in Silicon Valley focused on identifying resources that enrich and improve their well-being and also enable them participate in investment opportunities in the Diaspora and Africa. He is highly experienced when it comes to research and data related to the African Diaspora. Host & Writer: Mamadou BarryThe Barry Media Show takes you places that you have never imagined. You can find me on twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @barrymedias. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Barry Media Show on Apple podcasts, google podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, or anywhere you listen to podcasts, so you get notified of all upcoming episodes. If you find value in this episode, please leave a review; it will definitely help.
19 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
Boubacar Dansoko: L'élévage de volaille est très lucratif en Afrique (French Language)
Boubacar Dansoko est un jeune entrepreneur de la Guinee-Conakry. Diplomé en economie d’entreprise, il se lance dans l’aviculture autrement appeler elevage de volaille depuis 2012. Il est actuellement cogérant de la société qui évolue dans l agro industrie avec la fabrication d'aliment volaille, l'abattage de viande de volaille et de production de poussins d'un jour.Boubacar Dansoko est un jeune entrepreneur guineen très engagé pour qu'il y'ait un development exponentiel dans le domain d’aviculture en Afrique. Dans cette interview, Boubacar Dansoko parle de tous les details liés aux élevages de volaille. Il explique en detail combien il faut pour commencer, les équipments qu’il faut avoir et les erreurs qu’il faut éviter avant et pendant l’élevage de volaille. Il est un visionaire et une personne dont il faut suivre les pas. “Barry Media Show” Podcast est animé par Mamadou Barry.N’oubliez pas de vous abonner sur Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iheartRadio pour que vous soyez informer de tous les épisodes à venir. Si vous avez aimé cet épisode, n’oubliez pas de partager vos sentiments et vos idées. Veuillez joindre le débat sur les sites sociaux aussi: Facebook, Instagram, et Twitter sur @barrymedias. Merci encore et à la prochaine.
39 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Erika Atkins- how to ace an interview to get your dream job
Erika Atkins is a career coach who uses her 20 plus years of experience to lead you to your next big win by giving you the training needed to ace your next Interview. She inspires her clients to create, navigate, and cultivate their dreams. According to Erika: “People are born with talents, but to be your greatest of all times, you’ve got to have battle-ready responses, an adaptable attitude, and a strategic plan”. In this interview, Coach Erika talks about how to prepare for an interview, how to respond to interview questions so that you can get your dream job, and How to turn " How are you?" into a powerful interview moment. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
35 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Hazel Herrington- Best way to discover one's purpose in life, and how important online and offline reputation is
Hazel Herrington is a Zimbabwe-born Business Consultant & Strategist, Global Speaker, Marketing & Branding Authority, TV Host, Celebrity Interviewer, Magazine Editor, Property Investor, Global Brand Ambassador, Humanitarian, Global leader, Global business coach, and Philanthropist. She currently resides in Australia. She is a multiple global award winner with a remarkable leadership skill. Hazel delivers clear and captivating messages and she is very passionate about empowering people to become not only economically independent and self-sufficient, but also leaders they were born to be. In this interview, Hazel Herrington talks about how to discover your purpose in life, how to brand yourself and your business, how to build your online and offline reputation, and how important to become an entrepreneur. Hazel embodies true leadership, and has empowered more than 20,000 people through youth empowerment programs, women empowerment workshops, feeding programs, and prison empowerment programs. Hazel Herrington can be found on https://www.meethazelherrington.com Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
32 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
Karen Craggs-Milne : I promote equity, diversity, gender equality and inclusion.
Karen Craggs-Milne is a Kenyan born Canadian. She is a recognized leading global expert with over 20 years of international experience promoting equity, diversity, gender equality and inclusion. She is an Obama White House recognized Gender Equality Changemaker (2016) and a Global Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals (2018). Karen is a leading go-to expert for organizations that are serious about ‘getting equality work right’. As Founder and CEO of Conscious Equality Incorporated, Karen works globally with NGOs, Corporations, and Governments to deliver on their equality mandates intentionally and with real impact. Karen’s work has touched millions of men, women and children and she has trained hundreds of people on how to bring the principle of conscious equality to life. In this interview, Karen talks about the advantages of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the simple tools and technics to use to connect with people on a deeper level, and technics organizations should utilize to attract diversity. She embodies true leadership. Karen currently lives in Canada with her husband and her 3 children. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barryinstagram: @barrymedias. Twitter: @barrymedias
24 minutes | May 21, 2020
Hassan Bakarr- Audiofrica is a music apps for both Continental Africa and African Diaspora to download and stream content
Hassan Bakarr was born and raised in Sierra Leone and later traveled to the United States. He currently lives in Boston-Massachusetts where he has had a long history. He is one the first people to create a local African night club in 1998 in Boston. Then, he launched an African Radio show called The African Radio Show back in 2005 which was on a local FM station called Choice 102.9FM. In 2006, Hassan took a leap of faith and went online as one of the first African internet radio stations in the United States called African Radio Online. Since 2015, Hassan is the founder and C.E.O. of Techfrica and a mobile app company called Appsfrica. Shortly afterwards, he created Audiofrica which is the main topic of this interview today. In this interview, Hassan talks about Audiofrica in details; the ways in which it brings African artists music to a larger audience, and how easy it is for both Continental Africa and African Diaspora to download and stream content.It is important to mention that Techfrica has few mobile apps such as a ride sharing App called (Ridefrica/Drivefrica), a video sharing app called (Vidsfrica), a film & movie streaming app called (Filmfrica), a text messaging app called (Supfrica), a collaborative workspace app called (Collabfrica), an educational app called (abcfrica). Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
21 minutes | May 12, 2020
Umaru Barrie- We have to think about the rising number of covid-19 deaths in the African nations
Umaru Barrie is a Sierra Leonean/Guinean-American. He was born in Sierra Leone, but his parents are originally from Guinea, he now lives in the United States for several years where he has been studying Medicine. He is a 5th year Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) candidate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center with a research focus in Molecular Microbiology and medical interests in International Emergency Medicine, Global Health and Infectious Diseases. In this interview, Umaru talks about the Covid-19 Pandemic in details and the preventative measures Africa and the rest of the world should take to avoid infection. Umaru is very passionate about helping people. Before starting his studies at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Umaru Barrie established several organizations that raised thousands of dollars for humanitarian relief, providing uninsured patients in NYC with health literacy programs, creating relief projects to support Hurricane victims, delivering healthcare and medicines to underprivileged communities in the Dominican Republic, establishing pre-medical pipeline programs for underrepresented minorities, and organizing research projects geared towards HIV/AIDS and Child Mortality in Uganda. He aspires to be a prominent team member of the World Health Organization (WHO).Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
36 minutes | May 2, 2020
Franklin Peters-Implementation of Cryptocurrency transactions in Africa will help move the continent out of a crippling corruption & inflation
Franklin Peters is a Blockchain Expert/Sales strategist/ Business Mentor and Coach, Founder & CEO of BITFXT Technology, and a non-Executive Board member of Payitup Clearing House UK.Franklin Peters is based in Nigeria where he runs Crypto payment gateway that gives both customers & merchants the options to pay and receive currencies of their choice. In this interview, Franklin shares his expertise on Cryptocurrency; he talks about the importance of blockchain technology, how the implementation of Cryptocurrency transactions in Africa will help move the continent out of a crippling corruption & inflation. He also laid out in details ways in which his Blockchain company in Nigeria is tokenizing assets such as company shares, Government bonds, currencies, and creation of smart contracts. Franklin is very passionate about Blockchain technology and he believes it will play a huge role in the future. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
44 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Ameet Dhillon-We are an investment company; We provide US dollars loans to people who want to buy houses built in West Africa
Ameet Dhillon is the managing director for US-Africa Housing Finance. A limited liability company (LLC) that purchases home finance contracts and distributes interest to its investors. Ameet Dhillon was born and raised in the United States with an Indian heritage-which he talks about with pride. He started his career as a software engineer at IBM. He is an accomplished marketing and business development executive in the software and networking industries with over 25 years of experience. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA in Marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he first met his longtime friend Robert Hornsby (co-founder and CFO for American Homebuilders of West Africa) In this interview, Ameet Dhillon talks about how he helps finance homes built in West Africa, the ways he qualifies buyers for a loan, the criteria he uses to determine the suitability of a borrower, the meaning of home finance contracts, and how one can become an investor in his firm. Insightful interview with a lot of nuggets for everyone who wants to buy a home in West Africa and for investors. Ameet currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and his two high school age boys. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
80 minutes | Apr 12, 2020
Robert Hornsby-We build affordable houses in West Africa, and we provide affordable financing options.
Robert Hornsby is the Co-Founder & CFO for the American Homebuilders of West Africa. A firm that tackles the housing deficit in West Africa. Robert is very passionate about providing high quality affordable housing to members of the West Africa diaspora and to the regional West Africa market. He is a great human being and a true leader currently living in Philadelphia with his wife, his two daughters, and his two lovely dogs. Robert has more than two decades of experience in West Africa, where he served in the Peace Corps as a public health volunteer (1993-95). He has led financial strategy for American Homebuilders of West Africa since 2014, securing over $1.5M in startup financing in 2015, guiding the company to cash flow positive status by the first half of 2017 and over $1M in revenue in 2018, with average annual revenue growth over 100% since 2015. He contributes to the firm a blend of entrepreneurial experience, financial and strategic planning acumen, and knowledge of the macroeconomic and cultural landscape in West Africa.In this interview, Robert talks about the purpose behind founding American Homebuilders of West Africa, the importance of tackling the housing deficit in West Africa, and how their affordable financing options for these houses could help solve the housing crisis in this part of the world. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
34 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
Monique Ntumngia-I promote sustainable energy in Africa by teaching women how to generate energy from the sun and waste.
Monique is an entrepreneur from Cameroon; a country located in central Africa. She is the founder of the Green Girls Organisation which is into a Pan-African infiltration of renewable energy in African communities training women in African communities on how to generate energy from the sun and waste using a unique scoring model. She is one of the leading African Female promoting sustainable energy in Africa.Monique is very passionate about renewable energy. She is a great human being with a fantastic personality and a hard-working entrepreneur. Monique never takes anything for granted. She travels with her team to different villages in Africa to promote, teach women on how to generate energy from the sun and waste. She and her team also provide energy kits to women in those villagers. In this interview, Monique explains how access to clean and affordable energy is a luxury in many African rural communities and households. Host & Writer: Mamadou Barry
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