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Knowledge Bandits: Inspiring Stories from African Entrepreneurs on Doing Business in Africa
67 minutes | Jun 21, 2018
Episode 44 - Making A Profit In Agriculture With Premium Coffee with Dung Daye
This week on Knowledge Bandits, I interview Dung Daye. He is the founder of Kim's Coffee, a premium coffee business and another business focused on a staple food product in the region. Dung gives some great insight into the agriculture value-chain, particularly food processing.
39 minutes | Jun 14, 2018
Episode 43 - Sustainable, Thoughtful, And Stylish Fashion with Mabel Suglo
This week, Knowledge Bandits features Ghanaian entrepreneur, Mabel Suglo. She is the founder of Dignified Wear, a brand that employs under-privileged people in Ghana.
53 minutes | Jun 7, 2018
Episode 42 - Carving Your Own Path with Gift Lubele
This week, Knowledge Bandits has Gift Lubele on the show. He talks about his continued journey toward success from humble beginnings.
43 minutes | May 31, 2018
Episode 41 - By The People, For The People with Lonwabo Ncanda
This week I speak with Lonwabo Ncanda, a young entrepreneurs shaking up things in the media and entertainment industry in South Africa.
45 minutes | May 24, 2018
Episode 40 - I Taught Myself To Code On A Mobile Phone with Given Edward
This week, I speak with young Tanzanian entrepreneur, Given Edward. He talks about his tech startup, MyElimu, and about teaching himself to code on a mobile phone.
45 minutes | May 18, 2018
Episode 39 - Young Cameroonian Changing Education With Scholarship Platform with Angela Lum-neh
This week, we have young Cameroonian entrepreneur, Angela Lum-neh. She built and is managing a platform that allows African students to find and be matched with scholarships around the globe.
40 minutes | May 10, 2018
Episode 38 - Young Kenyan Entrepreneur Creating Sustainable Startups with Alex Mativo
Alex Mativo is a young South African entrepreneur who is running 3 businesses. He specializes in fashion and recyclable jewelry.
89 minutes | May 3, 2018
Episode 37 - Creating A Sustainable Business While Facing Life with Uduak Oduok
Ms. Uduak shows us how you can thrive and succeed as an entrepreneur in spite of challenges in your past.
71 minutes | Apr 26, 2018
Episode 36 - What Does It Take To Run Successful Agribusiness Ventures with Rotimi Williams
This week's episode features Rotimi Williams. He's a savvy Nigerian entrepreneur who's work in Agribusiness is shaking things up in a major way.
49 minutes | Apr 19, 2018
Episode 35 - Breaking Through the Mundane and Following Your Passion with Gloria Otieno
This week's episode is with Gloria, a Kenyan entrepreneur, who started her own HR Consulting firm on accident. She is also an avid real estate investor and used real estate to fund the business in the beginning. Listen as she provides some insight on starting and running a business in Kenya.
43 minutes | Apr 12, 2018
Episode 34 - From Losing Money To Over 50,000 Bottles Per Year with Oshione Igwonobe
On this episode of Knowledge Bandits, we are joined by Oshione Igwonobe aka the Juice Lady. She has managed to start and run a juice making business that she grew from 0 to 50,000 bottles per year. She tells us about the challenges in the industry and how she continues to see tremendous growth.
75 minutes | Apr 5, 2018
Episode 33 - Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur, Author Impacting Africa with Ayodeji Rotinwa
On this week's episode, I talk with Ayodeji Rotinwa, a freelance journalist with published articles with nearly all the major news outlets. He shares his journey as a journalist and as an entrepreneur. Ayodeji shares with us the importance of responsible journalism and readership.
63 minutes | Mar 29, 2018
Episode 32 - Moving Past Low Points As An Entrepreneur with Kema Ufelle-Smith
This week, I talk with the Founding Partner of Capitalfield Attorneys, Kema Ufelle-Smith. He started his own firm at 24 years of age and has seen great success including a TedX talk and representing the Federal Government in Nigeria. Kema lets us know how we can move beyond hard times in life.
61 minutes | Mar 22, 2018
Episode 31 - Reimagining Education in Africa Using African Design Thinking with Simi Fajemirokun
In this week's episode I sit down with Simi Fajemirokun of Read2Succeed Africa. She talks about redesigning education across Africa using a method called African Design Thinking. This is truly an inspiring episode where we learn about the hurdles one faces when partnering with the public sector in Nigeria and across Africa.
84 minutes | Mar 15, 2018
Episode 030 - From Award Winning Artist to Record Label CEO with MI Abaga
This week, award winning Nigerian artist, MI Abaga, talks about the journey of a musician and how an artist brands themselves. He also shares what the transition from artist to record label CEO is like. Learn about the journey of leadership, branding and much more in this week's Knowledge Bandits episode
75 minutes | Mar 8, 2018
Episode 029 - Social Media Empire In The Making with Tosin OloriSuperGal Ajibade
This week's episode features Tosin "OloriSuperGal" Ajibade, a Nigerian social and digital media guru. She talks about getting her start before the industry even existed and shares her secrets to business success.
120 minutes | Mar 1, 2018
Episode 028 - Lawyer, Entrepreneur and Investor Sharing the Journey with Audu Maikori
Audu Maikori talks extensively with Arum about his long journey as an entrepreneur in Nigeria and give advice from a lawyers and investors perspective for those trying to start their business in Africa.
43 minutes | Oct 13, 2016
Episode 027 - Merging Passion And People With Real Estate With Koki Adasi
To close out this season, we have Koki Adasi inspiring the Bandits! He talks about what it's like to switch careers and what it takes to be successful in the complicated real estate industry. Follow Koki on Twitter @Kokiisthekey.
78 minutes | Sep 23, 2016
Episode 026 - Just Work Hard And Follow Your Dreams With Laolu
This week we have Laolu form LaoluNYC. He's an amazing artist that came on the scene with his Nigerian-inspired body art. You might recognize some of his work from Nike's Air Max conference where he was commissioned or from Beyonce's recent Lemonade video. Listen and share the episode and be inspired by @LaoluNYC
49 minutes | Sep 8, 2016
Episode 025 - Dynamite In Small Packages With Rachel Sibande
This week's episode features Rachel Sibande, CEO & Founder of @mhubmw. She talks a bit about her challenges and excitement surrounding starting up the tech hub. Follow her on Twitter @rachelsibande.
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