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11 Mind Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett And His Wealth

AFRICANGLOBE - Warren Buffett is often called the Oracle of Omaha and with good cause! His $65 billion fortune makes him the third richest person in the world, behind his good friend Bill Gates and Zara founder Amancio Ortega. There are many legends surrounding Buffett and his amazing fortune. Inspired by the legends and lore surrounding Warren Buffett and his fortune, we've rounded up 11 Mind Blowing Facts about the Oracle of Omaha.

Dr. Mae C. Jemison The First Black Woman In Space Is...

AFRICANGLOBE - You might say, 'The sky is the limit' when it comes to Dr. Mae C. Jemison. Not only was she the first Black woman in the world to go into space, but she is also a successful entrepreneur, having founded two technology companies and a non-profit organization.

How To Become An Entrepreneur At Midlife

AFRICANGLOBE - Entrepreneurship late in life can be a path toward greater fulfillment – and financial security. “A lot of people still harbor this desire – the great American dream of starting a business. I wanted to affirm that it is possible. They’re ordinary people doing extraordinary things,”

Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

AFRICANGLOBE - If you're thinking of taking the entrepreneurial plunge, it's important to know to what it takes to be successful before you make what could be the biggest financial and emotional commitment of your life. Here are five ways to know if entrepreneurship may be right for you.

Surviving Bankruptcy: An Entrepreneur’s Tips For Dealing With Business Failure

AFRICANGLOBE - “You cannot be an entrepreneur for 25 years without having failures, and some of you might not realise that some of my failures were really bad. And when I mean bad, I mean I have been bankrupt more than two times.” So said Kenyan-born entrepreneur, Maneesh Garg, during the recent TEDxIfe event in Nigeria.

Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New Model For Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Only entrepreneurship can create sustainable wealth – the wealth that comes from employment and ownership, and that results in thriving markets and a healthy society. Only entrepreneurship can create opportunity where none seemingly exists.

Passion Vs Profit: An Entrepreneur’s Dilemma

AFRICANGLOBE - From the cradle, millions have been urged to “follow their dreams.” But what happens when the dreams and passions of an entrepreneur do not make business sense, cannot attract funding from investors or friends, and is not scalable?

From Prison Cell To Business Owner

AFRICANGLOBE - Like any entrepreneur, Leroy Johnson admits he spends a lot of time thinking about new plans to expand his growing business. But Johnson, the Creative Director of In-Sync, a music company that includes an online radio station, a digital music distribution arm and a DJ talent agency, is no ordinary entrepreneur.

Billionaire At 34? Forget Short-Term Approach To Becoming Rich, Says Mugo...

AFRICANGLOBE - “Africa’s young entrepreneurs should seek not to amass wealth but to create wealth needed to build local economies.”

Five Things You Can Learn From Kenya’s Top Businesspeople

AFRICANGLOBE - Over the past years we have interviewed many of Kenya’s most successful businesspeople and entrepreneurs. They have all overcome numerous hurdles to get...

Andrew Mupuya Builds Successful Paper Bag Company With $14 Investment

AFRICANGLOBE - Award-winning entrepreneur Andrew Mupuya was just 16 years old when he decided to take on the world. That was back in 2008, when both of Mupuya’s parents had lost their jobs and could only afford to cover his school fees. “I had to get to meet my basic needs by myself,” remembers the Ugandan businessman. “I decided to face the world alone.”

The 5 Levels Of Entrepreneurial Mindsets

AFRICANGLOBE - Those who want a greater sense of responsibility and control over their lives and have the confidence to experiment with that possibility often rise up from the ground level of employee status to the first level of entrepreneurship. They do this by becoming self-employed.

7 Personal Lessons On Entrepreneurship

AFRICANGLOBE - Three components make an entrepreneur: the person, the idea and the resources to make it happen. When I decided to start a regular income generating business so as to have real life business field experience which I believe would boost the depth and quality of my consulting, I started 555 Foods (owners of “Beans City”).

Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?

AFRICANGLOBE - Who is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? Are some, more entrepreneurial endowed than others? I need to know! These questions and many more has kept me pondering for a while now and I had to do an inquiry to get an answer.

Angola’s Richest Woman to Acquire Stake In Private Airline

AFRICANGLOBE - Angola’s richest woman and serial entrepreneur, Isabel dos Santos is set to acquire a stake in private airline Halcyonair Cabo Verde Airways, nine...

Entrepreneurship No Longer A Necessity In Africa?

The “Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa” study conducted by Monitor Group in partnership with Omidya Network has revealed that despite significant challenges, entrepreneurship is gaining...