July 24, 2021

11 African Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the Business Landscape

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Nkechi Harry Ngonadi, Nigeria: How does a person turn a passion into a lucrative business? By becoming purposeful about it. For Nkechi Ngonadi, CEO of NHN Couture, it comes down to her inspiration: “Proverbs 22:29, The Almighty God and His Word,” she says. In three years, NHN designs have been featured on prominent runways, and worn by celebrities across the African continent, and from the US to the Middle East. “Don't focus on the immediate need only. Set your eyes on the big picture,” she says. What is her best advice? “Integrity, people follow if they trust.” This trust has led to Ngonadi having almost 100,000 active followers (and counting) on Instagram alone.

From hi-tech to fashion to branding, startups are transforming the continent and supercharging commerce.

Africa is not a country. It is a continent bursting with jewels and ingenuity. Boasting several countries with the fastest growing global economies, the Sub-Saharan African region is a vast business ecosystem, with gems hidden under rough terrains. For the creative entrepreneurs I had the pleasure of interviewing, the secret lies in the digging. Here are their stories.


e89dbf59-a2a7-4472-a09c-3bcd60950347Dr. Obianuju Helen Okoye is a Public Health Physician, Business consultant, Writer and Speaker, based in St Louis, Missouri USA. She has a plethora of publications, especially in health and business and is also a contributor at the Huffington Post. She started Important Goals to help people transform their dreams into businesses. You can learn more about her by clicking on her website.

 

Published courtesy of UnleashAfricanTrade.com.

 

 

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