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Lucy Schalkwijk speaks on the importance of the Forbes Woman Africa Regional Forum

At the Forbes Woman Africa Regional Forum (FWARF) that was held in Kigali last week – CNBC Africa caught up with Lucy Schalkwijk, Founder and Chair of Career Women's Network Kigali (CWNK). To discuss challenges facing women and solutions, she joins CNBC Africa for more.

Patricia Apolot on her kick boxing journey, accolades & glittering career in the sport

Patricia Apolot is the reigning Ugandan female kick boxing champion, a title she has held for three consecutive years. In June 2015, she also won the World Kick Boxing Federation International (WKBFI) title. At only 28 years old, Apolot has won several intercontinental fights making her the holder of the largest number of belts and gold medals in the sport in Uganda. To share her journey, she joins CNBC Africa for more.

DIZ’s Nomvula Mhambi on why women are integral to building sustainable economies in Africa

In a conversation with Nomvula Mhambi, Founder and Operations Manager at Disruptive Innovation Zimbabwe (DIZ), she mentioned that achieving results at scale will require sustained commitments. She 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.

Leading Light Initiative Founder Vivian Onano on the importance of educating the girl child

Can we talk about sustainable development without touching on gender equality? For a breakdown of this this topic and her journey and collaborations with policy makers in Kenya to create an inclusive environment for women, Vivian Onano, Founder and Director of Leading Light Initiative (LLI) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Songa Africa’s Chantal Rugamba on the rise of high-end tourism in Rwanda

During the inaugural Forbes Africa Regional Forum (FARF) that happened in Kigali last Friday – for a conversation on the rise of luxury tourism in Rwanda, Chantal Rugamba, Founder and Managing Director of Songa Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.
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