What you need to know about the Zimbabwean businessman named first Black billionaire in Britain

By |2021-05-25T00:55:13-04:00May 24th, 2021|Stories|

Zimbabwean-born Strive Masiyiwa has become the first Black billionaire to break into The Sunday Times Rich List with his wealth estimated to be £1.087 billion ($1.5 billion). His entry into ...

Nelson Boateng, the entrepreneur behind Ghana’s first house made from plastic waste

By |2021-05-20T00:29:34-04:00May 18th, 2021|Stories|

One of the biggest challenges that have engaged the attention of policymakers, politicians, governments, and stakeholders is plastic waste management. Each day, tons of waste are generated globally, with some ...

40 Under 40: A Celebration of Young Black Leaders Exuding Excellence in the Face of Disruption

By |2021-05-17T00:12:15-04:00May 12th, 2021|Stories|

Millennials are often described as tech-savvy, socially conscious, entrepreneurially minded, and “the unluckiest generation in U.S. history.” Over the course of their lives, the average millennial has experienced economic downturns, ...

How This Homeless Mom of Six Went From GED to Doctorate Degree Within 10 Years

By |2021-03-28T00:38:27-04:00March 27th, 2021|Stories|

Dr. LaTarsha Holden has transformed lives by sharing how she went from a homeless mom of six to a doctorate degree. But the 48-year-old entrepreneur says that the journey was ...

How this 11-year-old Jamaican boy beat 3,000 others in coding competition

By |2021-03-23T22:39:49-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Stories|

At his first gaming competition, 11-year-old Jamaican Dominic Darby became one of 17 winners out of the more than 3,000 people who participated in the XPRIZE Connect Code Games competition last year. ...

15-yr-old Nigerian student shares how she beat US, UK, China to win global math competition

By |2021-03-10T23:28:29-05:00March 9th, 2021|Stories|

Nigerian teenager Faith Odunsi is putting the West African nation on the map after winning the Global Open Mathematics competition. She beat other contestants from Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and ...

16 Africans shortlisted for 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

By |2021-02-22T00:52:28-05:00February 21st, 2021|Stories|

A low-cost water-powered ventilator, dissolvable bio plastic and 3D printed prosthetics are among the innovations chosen to receive crucial commercialization support from the Royal Academy of Engineering after being shortlisted ...

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