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24-Year-Old Black Woman Started Selling Fish Plates, Now Farms 500 Acres | We Buy Black

“White people owned the land and Black people only worked in their gardens or fields.” That’s what Njabulo Mbokane once thought about agriculture but not anymore. Njabulo knew that her family couldn’t afford to send her to college so she had to find another way. She started out selling fish and chips on the corner of a gas station but now she employs three people fulltime and another 13 during the busy harvesting season, as a farmer in South Africa. Njabulo grows corn on over 500 acres of farmland and recently, ventured into livestock on another 64 acres. Njabulo Mbokane […]

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Ghana is producing more female entrepreneurs than any other country | Face2face Africa

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR, Face2face Africa Women working at sewing machines in factory. Pic credit: Sleek Garments Export Ltd. Featured Image rise of women in entrepreneurship is not necessarily associated with the pace of their country’s wealth and economic development as this latest Index on women’s entrepreneurship has shown. The second edition of Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE) revealed that some of the least wealthy and developed economies have higher women business ownership rates than their wealthier developed peers. Ghana came out on top, with 46.4 percent of businesses in the country owned by women. Uganda came in third, with […]

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Africa’s female rising stars of business are still seen as second-class citizens | The Guardian Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs

Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs.

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3 Nigerian Sisters Launch ‘Afreekmoji’ to Celebrate African Culture | Atlanta Black Star Looking for ways to express emotions through keyboard expressions? Well look no further, these three sisters have launched an Afrocentric digital app that will help people express themselves and celebrate African culture.

Looking for ways to express emotions through keyboard expressions? Well look no further, these three sisters have launched an Afrocentric digital app that will help people express themselves and celebrate African culture.

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