Nzekwe Henry

Nzekwe Henry

About Author

Nzekwe Henry is a passionate writer with prodigious talents whose skillset and repertoire of expertise cut across a wide range of niches and topics. Having freelanced as a content writer on several platforms, he is adept at curating quality content and driving the narrative for different businesses and media. He is motivated by the idea of enhancing the growth of budding African startups through the engineering of compelling content that will connect stakeholders and inspire the meteoric rise of enterprises to realms that are stratospheric. He also has a liking for sports, travel, music, movies, and video games. Contact him via email at [email protected] if you have links to any African startup that is looking to reach out to the world.

How A “NO!” From His Father Led This Entrepreneur Into Building A USD 1 Bn Oil Company In Tanzania

It was a warm afternoon in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, and even though it was yet early days

This Couple Has Given One More Reason To Schoolgirls In Uganda To Study For A Better Future

Kitengeesa; a small village in Uganda, has always been bedeviled by a high dropout rate when it comes to girl

Meet The Women Who Are Giving A Dazzling New Look To Ghana’s Skyline And Cityscape

Somewhere in Accra, Ghana, there’s a group of women who are attempting to redesign the city’s skyline. And with the


How This Former Banker And Fashion Designer Became The Richest Woman In Nigeria

Don’t we all just love a good ‘rags-to-riches’ story? The idea of clawing one’s way out of the mud in

How This South African Entrepreneur Went From Zero To Building USD 19 Mn Company

When Lebo Gunguluza arrived Durban in 1990, he had no more than R 60.00 and perhaps a boatload of courage

After Losing His Entire Family In A Brutal Massacre, This Rwandan Is Now Saving Thousands Of Lives With Drones

Located at the gates of East Africa is the Republic of Rwanda; a small, landlocked country with a green mountainous

Growing Exotic Veggies With Neither Soil Nor Sunlight And Only Little Water – Meet The Magician From Nigeria

Make no mistake about it; somewhere in Nigeria, there’s an ‘Angel’ who is growing exotic vegetables with no soil and

This Former Busboy Bagged USD 200 K In 30 Seconds And Is Now Changing The Face Of Transportation In Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is quite the destination for both work and tourism – you could think of it as

How A Mugging Incident Led To An Innovation That Could Save Lives In Kenya And Beyond

It’s that time of the semester and students are running helter-skelter. And yes, you guessed right: exams are nigh! It’s

An AI Lab in Uganda Is Using Smartphones To Diagnose Malaria And Tuberculosis In Two Minutes

A crowded waiting room with people milling about and patients leaning on windows and even sitting on doorsteps because all

How An ‘Ice-Cream Tantrum’ Birthed An Entrepreneur Who Has Launched Three Companies In South Africa

Like most other kids in Ekangala, Karidas Tshintsholo had grown to be quite familiar with the jarring jingle of the

Slept In Churches, Tended Gardens, Now A Billionaire – Story Of The Malawian Entrepreneur Who Scripted His Own Fate

Some people would say that what becomes of an individual’s life, in the end, has more to do with how

Four eCommerce Trends That Can Shape Online Retail In Africa

There is hardly any doubt that the retail arm of eCommerce is gaining popularity amongst African consumers. This claim is

Baking The Green: How This Entrepreneur Is Converting Pumpkins To Profits In Rwanda

Most rural communities are known to thrive on agriculture, and Muhanga – one of such communities in Rwanda – is

This Togolese Tech Entrepreneur Built His First Robot Before His Tenth Birthday

Growing up, Sam Kodo had a penchant for taking things apart, but unlike most, his was not a destructive adventure.

After Championing Many Businesses, This Entrepreneur Is Giving a Facelift To Cashew Production In Tanzania

Before Fahad Awadh returned to his roots, he was something of a perennial journeyman and serial businessman. He had his

This 27-Year-Old Is Leasing Hope To 6000 New Mothers In Cameroon

Sometime in 2012, a twenty-year-old engineering student embarked on a casual trip to a community in rural Cameroon. The idea

Learnt Entrepreneurship As A Child At Father’s Restaurant, Now He Is Changing The Face Of Construction In Mozambique

Faustino Quissimo spent most of his early childhood at his maternal grandparents’. He was born to working parents who lived

At 50, This South African Is Living His Childhood Passion And Building Robots Out Of Scrap

When a retrenchment exercise kicked Hoosain Dixon out of a job he had dedicated the better parts of the last

Mocked For Doing ‘Girlie Stuff’ At 14, This Ugandan Has Now Created A Successful Business Out Of It

It’s yet another end-of-term and schoolchildren are visibly excited. Well, who wouldn’t be? It’s been such an exerting term, but

Making Cash From Trash: These Five African Entrepreneurs Are Creating Wealth From Waste

Waste disposal and management remain a major challenge in many parts of the developing world. And Africa, for one, continues

“Freddie The Dreamer” – The Story Of The Tanzanian Boy Who Brought Technology To His Village

Well, it may come across as a rather bold claim, but the assertion that a confident 17-year-old brought the first

The ‘American Dream’ Could Not Hold Back This Entrepreneur’s Love for Ethiopia

Abai Schulze was born in Ethiopia but she could have wished for a better early childhood – at least, one

Meet The Rwandan Fashion Designer And Radio Presenter Who Started Her Boutique From Her Bedroom

Even from her days in elementary school, Christine Mbabazi was always inclined towards the extraordinary. She had shown glimpses of

Meet The Nigerian Teens Who Went To Silicon Valley And Brought Home The Gold

Onitsha; a city in South-Eastern Nigeria, is home to perhaps one of Africa’s largest population of traders and artisans. Come

Meet The Dynamic Duo Who Built A Successful Construction Company In South Africa With No Capital

How does the idea of starting a business with zero capital sound to you? Crazy, isn’t it? Well, not to

It’s Solar Farm After Oil Company For This Energy Entrepreneur In Ghana

Having put paid to the doubts and rumblings from the naysayers who thought she was way out of her depth

This Entrepreneur’s Passion Has Empowered More Than 1600 Women In Rural Uganda

On a typical weekday, Eric Kaduru would wake up before the first rays of daylight began to find their way through

Began With Selling Juice For USD 1, Now She Is The Proud Owner Of Karisimbi Wines Limited

Assumpta Uwamariya couldn’t help the feeling of frustration and distraught that trailed her post-college days. After putting in those many

This Kenyan Techie Couldn’t Go To Hacker School – So She Brought Hacker School To Her

Who else feels like they’re going to gag the next time they hear someone use the “every-disappointment-is-a-blessing-in-disguise” line? Well, for