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.

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

e-Waste To e-Wealth: This Togolese Tech Team Has Built Over Twenty 3D Printers From Trash

Although it doesn’t get enough mentions – since it is often swept under the carpet as trivial in favour of

Meet Khady Thiam Gueye – The Businesswoman And Sister Who Built Akon’s USD 80 Mn Brand

Does the name ‘Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam’ ring a bell? Probably not. How about ‘Akon’? Well, I’d like to think


These Nigerian Twins Turned Away From A Life Of Crime And Made USD 54 Mn In Their Mom’s Kitchen

Sam and Steve Williams, 39, are identical twins of African descent who grew up in a tough neighborhood in South

Domestic Concerns Led This Cameroonian Student To Establish Her Own Company In Three African Countries

Here’s the thing about dreams; It’s not enough to just have them. At some point, you’re going to have to

Refugee Turned CEO: How This Entrepreneur Found A Sweet Spot For Creativity In War-Torn Somalia

Some twenty-nine years ago, Mohamed Bashir Oman, was born in Somalia’s troubled capital, Mogadishu. At a time when the first

If You Have Air, You Can Have Clean Drinking Water: The Female Trio Behind Majik Water In Kenya

Beth Koigi may have felt her skin crawl on seeing the filthy water spew from the tap when she first

From Learning to Code On A Feature Phone To Working At MIT-Backed Company: Meet Elvis Chidera

Elvis Chidera is one of Nigeria’s newest crop of young, vibrant, and fast-rising talents who is revamping the continent’s tech

Now There’s A Backpack That Turns Into A Night Lamp – Thanks To This Ivorian Entrepreneur

From Cote d’Ivoire comes the story of a trained lawyer and former computer retailer turned tech entrepreneur. The 37-year-old Ivorian

This Ethiopian Supergirl Is Working Wonders In Robotics And AI

There is a new crop of prodigious teens that are expunging the old ways and blazing new trails on the

Reaching For The Stars: These South African Teens Are Set To Launch Africa’s First Private Satellite

Come March this year; South Africa will launch the very first private satellite in Africa into space. Now, while that

This Ugandan Entrepreneur Is Giving Broken Bikes A Whole New Life With Bamboo Stems

What does a bicycle have to do with a stem of bamboo? Not much, you might think. But then, you

Meet South Africa’s Youngest Self-Made Millionaire Who Traded His Tuition And Scored USD 2.3 Mn In Forex

Twenty-five-year-old Sandile Shezi got heads turned and eyebrows raised when he became South Africa’s youngest self-made millionaire at 23. In

Having Built A USD 10 Mn Company, This Nigerian Entrepreneur Might Just ‘Do A ToysRus’ In His Homeland

There’s a certain Nigerian who is pulling off a feat that would have been thought of as too good to

Meet Jean Bosco Nzeyimana: The Rwandan Entrepreneur Who Is Changing Lives One Briquette At A Time

From Nyamagabe – a small village in rural Rwanda – comes the story of a confident 25-year-old that is solving

What If Sign Language Could Be Heard? This Kenyan Techie Is Making It Happen With His ‘Magic Gloves’

Roy Allela’s six-year-old niece was born with a hearing impairment. Being one of the 34 million children worldwide that are estimated

After Two Failed Attempts, This Entrepreneur Has Finally Found Her Breakthrough In Botswana

Heard about women who have beaten the odds and risen high enough to shatter the proverbial glass ceiling? Well, I

Meet Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu – The Ghanaian Genius Behind NASA’s Latest Mars Expedition

For space aficionados and enthusiasts of extraterrestrial expeditions, Monday, November 26, 2018, was a symbolic day in that it spelt

This Kenyan Entrepreneur Literally ‘Brightened The Lives’ Of Poor People In Rural Communities As A Freshman

The name Evans Wadongo will undoubtedly remain engraved on the minds of many Kenyans for several years to come –

Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Uber – This 21-Year-Old Ghanaian Techie Has Coded ‘Em All

Iddris Sandu was only 16 years of age and still juggling high school classes with other extra-curricular activities when he

This Egyptian Entrepreneur Is Creating Wealth From Garbage With The Help Of Local Farmers

Surmounting the countless hurdles and getting the better of the numerous obstacles that litter the road to entrepreneurial success in

‘Made In Africa’- This Engineer’s Invention Is Mending ‘Broken Hearts’ In Cameroon And Beyond

Marc Arthur Zang was fresh out of grad school when he pulled off something of an unlikely feat. The then

Every Entrepreneur Must Make These Investments To Reach The Next Level In 2019

There are no workarounds or shortcuts on this one: the decisions of today largely determine the results of tomorrow –

This Whizkid From Sierra Leone Has Made It To Harvard, MIT & Forbes; The Name Is DJ Focus!

It was sometime in 2012 when a 13-year-old boy from Sierra Leone became something of a sensation after he set

Thinking Of Taking Your Product To The Market Next Year? 5 Things You Should Know

One of the most common mistakes many entrepreneurs make when starting out with a new business, or when launching a

No Focus On Exits Yet; Africa Tech Ventures Raises USD 7.5 Mn from AfDB

Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) has received a significant capital injection from the African Development Bank (AfDB) as the Board of Directors

Tunisia’s Magasin Général Acquires Majority Stake In eCommerce Startup Founa

According to reports, Tunisian eCommerce platform, Founa, has been added to the portfolio of Magasin Général; a leading retailer in

South Africa’s HouseME Lands “Multi-Million-Rand” Investment From Two Investors

HouseME; a property-tech startup that is based in South Africa, has closed a “multi-million-rand” funding round led by undisclosed investors

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Failures Of These Five Startups

It was a cold evening in the winter of 2010 when the dreaded moment finally came. On this particular evening,

SA Fintech Startup JUMO Bags Additional USD 12.5 Mn To Fund Asia Expansion

In what has largely been an eventful year for the company, South African fintech startup, JUMO, has roped in yet