Press Release on Fashion Panel hosted by the AFDB…

On the 20th of January 2015 a fashion panel will take place for the first time with Beate Wedekind as moderator and as topic „The new global African aesthetic“.  Never before has the African continent been so influential throughout the fashion industry. From the catwalk show of Burberry, Alexander Mcqueen and Yves St. Laurent, to […]

Africa’s Movers & Shakers: Meet Mr. Nicholas Biwott

Net Worth: $1.1 BILLION, Industry: Real Estate, Country of Citizenship: Kenya, Age: 74, Number of Jobs Created: 700 Nicholas Biwott is a prominent Kenyan politician and businessman with an extensive portfolio of commercial and residential properties in ‪‎Nairobi, ‪London & ‪Australia. Last year, he sold his majority stake in Kenol Kobil, one of Kenya’s largest […]

Africa’s Movers & Shakers: Meet Mr. Rostam Aziz

Net Worth: $1.2 BILLION, Industry: Diversified, Country of Citizenship: Tanzania,  Age: 54, Number of Jobs Created: 1,639. Mr. Aziz, a businessman and politician of Middle Eastern origin, was elected a member of the Tanzanian parliament in 1993. Aziz quitted politics in 2011 to focus on his family business. He recently made $240 million from selling […]

Movers & Shakers of Africa, Meet Mrs. Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo

Industry: Architecture, Country of Citizenship: Nigeria,  Age: 46 Mrs. Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo is an architect, businesswoman, and author. The Guardian (Nigeria) has described her as “the face of Architecture in Nigeria”. Adenowa studied Architecture from the age of 14 at the Obafemi Awolowo University, subsequently obtaining a distinction in her MSc degree. Adenowo created her […]

1 Incredibly Simple Way to Stand Out From the Crowd

By definition, in order to stand out you need to do something that very few others are doing. But if you think that means engaging in something instantly, obviously extraordinary, like heroic adventures, extreme fitness regimes, or rigorous 4 a.m. productivity rituals, then a recent Medium post from writer Gary Wu might surprise you. His suggestion […]