Tag: entrepreneur

Billionaire Mark Cuban: This is the ‘biggest mistake’ people make when starting a business

Tech billionaire Mark Cuban, who told Ryan Seacrest the “biggest mistake” an entrepreneur can make when launching a new business.

Entrepreneur Ashenafi on why Ethiopia is potentially the fastest growing economy currently

An entrepreneur on why Ethiopia is one of the continent’s greatest success stories. Ethiopia, along with Rwanda is one of the success stories reached for by economists when they are trying to look on the bright side of Africa economies - one of the pillars of this growth is oil and gas. Tewodros Ashenafi, YPO Member, Founder and Chairman of SouthWest Holdings joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Rwanda’s TVET schools are bridging the skills gap

Rwanda is putting a focus on Technical and Vocational Education and Training, with the goal of increasing the number of students in TVET schools from 31 to 60 per cent by 2024. According to the Prime Minister, TVET is one of the most powerful tools in fighting poverty and bridging the skills gap. To tell us how having a practical skill impacted his life and the lives of his community, Gilbert Nkurunziza, shoe maker by trade, now an entrepreneur joins CNBC Africa for more.

Tania Habimana’s entrepreneurship lessons for the youth

Tania Habimana is a Rwandan-Belgian entrepreneur who co-founded NONZēRO Africa, a marketing agency focused on enterprise development and impact programs in Africa. To discuss her entrepreneurship journey as well as lessons for ambitious young businesswomen, she joins CNBC Africa for more.

Billionaire Jeff Bezos: This is who ‘always wins’ in business

Jeff Bezos started Amazon as an online bookstore in his garage in 1994. Today, Amazon has a more than $900 billion market cap and Bezos is the richest person in the world with a $116 billion fortune.

Common mistakes to avoid when job hunting

Before one becomes an entrepreneur, or a leader; experience is key, and in the competitive African job market of today, it's important to know what you're doing right and what you're doing wrong when looking for the perfect position. CNBC Africa joined by Konrad Bryczkowski, from Afpol, a recruitment agency, to give tips you need to apply.

Ugandan young entrepreneur Ridelink founder shares tips on how he started his business

At the inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit, held in South Africa Johannesburg, CNBC Africa spoke to Daniel Mukisa, Founder, Ridelink about how he started as an entrepreneur Uganda.

Here’s what 2019 has in store for entrepreneurs

Just a few days to go to the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos Switzerland, Sean Drake founder and entrepreneur at the Wealth Project joins CNBC Africa to discuss what the year might have in store for investors and entrepreneurs.