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Inspired by her former boss Aliko Dangote, Monica Musonda launched Zambia's first instant-noodle brand

Drawing from the experience and lessons acquired from working with Dangote in Nigeria, Musonda moved back home to Zambia to set up Java Foods.

Nelly Tuikong – Kenyan beauty brand taking on global behemoths

Nelly Tuikong is the founder of Pauline Cosmetics, a Kenya-based beauty company which produces a range of products such as lipstick, eye shadow and makeup brushes.

An in-depth look into the journey of Ethiopian serial entrepreneur Addis Alemayehou

Partner, managing partner, board member, senior advisor … the list of positions Addis Alemayehou holds concurrently is impressive.

Tanzanian entrepreneur sees opportunity in properly packaged and branded food

How Jennifer Bash built her branded-food company.

Hassan Bashir: From working hard-labour jobs to put himself through school to founding a top insurance company

“It’s difficult to single out one particular thing that led me to where I am today.”

Discussing HOW WE MADE IT IN AFRICA: THE BOOK on South Africa's top business show

Jaco Maritz, editor of How we made it in Africa: The book, this week appeared on South Africa’s biggest business radio programme – The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield.

A $50m-turnover food and retail empire: Learn how Nigeria's Ebele Enunwa did it

How we made it in Africa: The book offers an in-depth step-by-step account of how Enunwa built his food and retail empire.

Read how Tayo Oviosu built one of Nigeria's biggest payments platforms

We've completed the first draft of Tayo Oviosu's profile, and it is mandatory reading for anyone interested in building a business in Africa.

The story of South Africa's Ashley Uys is a must-read for all business-minded individuals

This week we completed the first draft of South African entrepreneur Ashley Uys’s profile for How we made it in Africa: The book.