ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICA: BE INSPIRED.


Africa is one of the continents in the world with the fastest growing economy, it is therefore no surprise that Africa continues to produces young, vibrant entrepreneurs who are taking the face of business and economy to another level.
Many of them are specialising in different fields and are giving opportunities to the masses by providing jobs and inspiring many more people to become entrepreneurs themselves.  They are impacting into the society on a daily basis and their stories are inspiring to witness.

SANGU DELLE (GHANA) CEO GOLDEN PALMS INVESTMENT.
Sangu is a 28 year old vibrant and very influential Ghanaian entrepreneur. He is the brain behind Golden Palm Investments, Ghana. A holding company that invest in early stage venture and growth capital financing across Africa, particularly in Real etstate, healthcare, agribusiness and technology. The GPI has backed start-ups such as SOLO mobile in Nigeria, mPharma in Ghana and Stawi Foods of Kenya. In health care, he and his team have built a successful chain of hospitals in Ghana, which they hope to expand into the region. He is a fast rising entrepreneur with great and enviable business initiatives and passion towards bringing about significant changes in the life of Africans.

ALLY EDHA AWADH (TANZANIA) CEO, LAKE OIL GROUPS
Lake Group of companies commenced operations in March 2006 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, just as an oil marketing company. The group owns Lake Oil Limited, Lake Gas Ltd and Lake Trans ltd, Gulf premix ltd. Lake group has also entered into cylinder manufacturing. It is now one of the largest distributors of petroleum products in Tanzania and exports to neighbouring countries also.

ISAAC OBOTH (UGANDA) CEO, MEDIA 256
Media 256 started in 2010 by the 26 year old CEO. It is a successful film production company, having risked it all by quitting university to start his own company. Orphaned at a young age, Isaac learned early on the importance of making a living by creating opportunities. Now, media 256 has a client list that includes Coca Cola, UNDP, USAID, the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, Marie Stopes International and the African leadership network and the African leadership academy.

ADII PIENAAR (SOUTH AFRICA) CO FOUNDER, WOOTHEMES.
He is one of the 3 co founders of Woothemes, a company that designs and develops customized commercial themes and plugings for WordPress. Adii built the business with a bootstrap budget, and the company today generates over $3 million revenues from the sales of its theme. Pienaar has since exited the company and now runs a PubicBeta, a service that allows successful entrepreneurs to transfer knowledge to new start ups.

UCHE PEDRO (NIGERIA) CEO BELLANAIJA
She is a 32 year old Nigerian Entrepreneur, who is the founder of Bellanaija, an entertainment, fashion and lifestyle website. She is one of the most popular bloggers in Nigeria. Her site was created in 2006, she has grown to be one of the hottest destinations for celebrity news and fashion trends on the internet, attracting more than 10 million page views per month.