21 episodes

Conversations with female innovators and entrepreneurs building and running businesses in Africa. They share their successes, failures and the highs and lows of their entrepreneurial journey. The hope it that these stories will inspire you to reach for your dreams and leave a legacy for generations to come.

African Business Stories Akaego Okoye

    • Entrepreneurship

Conversations with female innovators and entrepreneurs building and running businesses in Africa. They share their successes, failures and the highs and lows of their entrepreneurial journey. The hope it that these stories will inspire you to reach for your dreams and leave a legacy for generations to come.

    Akaego Okoye: Founder and Host African Business Stories - Reflections on Season 1 of The Podcast

    Akaego Okoye: Founder and Host African Business Stories - Reflections on Season 1 of The Podcast

    We made it to the end of season 1! Yay!!!In Season 1, i interviewed 20 incredible female entrepreneurs from 10 different African Countries and in this final episode i reflect on my 3 main takeaways: why women start businesses, building a legacy business...

    • 6 min
    Aisha Ayensu: Founder & CEO Christie Brown - Retelling The African Story Through Fashion.

    Aisha Ayensu: Founder & CEO Christie Brown - Retelling The African Story Through Fashion.

    Aisha Ayensu is the Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Christie Brown a fashion house based out of Accra, Ghana. An award winning fashion designer, Aisha started Christie Brown in 2008, in her final year of university, naming the company after her...

    • 55 min
    Barkue Tubman-Zawolo: Founder & CEO, MBL Intl. Group - Liberia's Boss Lady, A Serial Entrepreneurs Journey To Impact and Results.

    Barkue Tubman-Zawolo: Founder & CEO, MBL Intl. Group - Liberia's Boss Lady, A Serial Entrepreneurs Journey To Impact and Results.

    Barkue  is the Founder and CEO of MBL International Group - a boutique International consulting and creative agency. The grand-daughter of the late President Williams V.S Tubman Liberia’s longest serving President, she left Liberia for the United States...

    • 48 min
    Nokwazi Mzobe: Founder & CEO Matoyana - Supporting Survivalist Entrepreneurs, From Consulting to Content Creation.

    Nokwazi Mzobe: Founder & CEO Matoyana - Supporting Survivalist Entrepreneurs, From Consulting to Content Creation.

    Nokwazi Mzobe is the founder and lead consultant at Matoyana, an entrepreneurship & sustainability focused consulting firm in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is also an author, coach and adjunct lecturer. Her first book, The Small Business Handbook,...

    • 55 min
    Ehime Eigbe-Akindele: Founder & CEO Sweetkiwi - Pioneering Frozen Yoghurt in Nigeria and Taking The Brand Global.

    Ehime Eigbe-Akindele: Founder & CEO Sweetkiwi - Pioneering Frozen Yoghurt in Nigeria and Taking The Brand Global.

    Ehime  started making her own frozen yogurt when she realized most available brands weren’t as healthy as they claimed and created her clean-label recipe which brought about the birth of Sweetkiwi in 2011. This journey took her from Texas to Nigeria,...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Joycee Awosika: Founder & CEO ORÍKÌ - The Path to Impact, From Agro-Beauty to Business Process Guru.

    Joycee Awosika: Founder & CEO ORÍKÌ - The Path to Impact, From Agro-Beauty to Business Process Guru.

    Joycee Awosika is the Founder and CEO of ORÍKÌ.  In pursuit of purpose, Joycee  left her job with Constellation Energy, a Fortune 100 company in New York and moved to Nigeria in 2011.  She held a few roles in the power sector including serving as the...

    • 41 min

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