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WAVA, LLC is an American firm investing in visionary West African entrepreneurs. In 2011, WAVA invested in the West African Youth Agenda Against Corrupt Practices (WAYAACP), a Liberian NGO empowering youth through semi-urban agricultural projects.
African philanthropists and donors putting money in African ventures have been urged to put more money into ventures that will create entrepreneurs and sustainable development. Tony Elumelu, Nigerian billionaire and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation says there should be a different model of intervention in Africa. Elumelu is giving out one hundred million dollars in the next ten years, to ten thousand Africa start ups as capital. Our reporter Andrew Ochieng is in Lagos Nigeria and compiled the following report. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter and like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya.
Scene from Madventures West Africa episode. Riku and Tunna witness an extraordinary Amegan Voodoo ritual in a village in Togo. Almost the whole village falls into trance in this powerful ceremony. More information at www.madventures.tv
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As Sahbu departs Liberia in October of 2012, Mitch contemplates on the goals he accomplishes for his non-profit Sahbu, an organization put together to search for the less fortunate in West Africa, and gives them an opportunity in education. Sahbu rescues former child soldiers, teen prostitutes, and child slaves and gives them a chance at life. To learn more, please go to www.sahbu.org, or follow us at facebook.com/sahbusearch.
Edward Colston (2 November 1636 – 11 October 1721) was a Bristol-born English slave trader, merchant and Member of Parliament. Much of his wealth, although used often for philanthropic purposes, was acquired through the trade and exploitation of slaves. He endowed schools and almshouses and his name is commemorated in several Bristol landmarks, streets, three schools and the Colston bun. Early life: Colston was born on 2 November 1636 in Church Street, Bristol, the youngest of at least 15 children. His parents were William Colston, a prosperous merchant and Sarah (née Batten). He was brought up in Bristol until the time of the English Civil War, when he probably lived for a while on his father's estate in Winterbourne, just north of the city. The family then moved to London where...
About half a million tons of snails are consumed globally each year mainly in Europe and West Africa. In Kenya, Rosemary Odinga is the only entrepreneur who has ventured into heliculture - commonly known as snail farming, eager to whet the appetite of Kenyans with this foreign delicacy. CNBC Africa's Christine Wendo files this report.
More food is being produced on farms in Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone and across West Africa. What’s behind this big boost to #agriculture and #farming? Better seeds! To view videos on WAAPP, click on the following links: https://youtu.be/GJn8BS-QFNs | https://youtu.be/J2n82lN_x8k | https://youtu.be/U6Thzt6w3JA | #AfricaFeedsAfrica | #IDAworks
Lean Startup principles are the essential tools and guides for entrepreneurs. For additional guides to African business see the Africa Mentor website. www.africamentor.com If I can help you with your venture into the African Marketplace contact me: email@example.com Skype: rchowning