What we learned from Travel Noire CEO and founder Zim Ugochukwu

4th December 2017 BY checkoutafrica

If you are a traveller and do not know of Travel Noire, you are living under a rock. Travel Noire creates tools, resources and experiences to help travellers discover their next journey. Zim Ugochukwu is the CEO and founder of Travel Noire. She is the ‘travel it-girl’ that has shown us her journey through travel. It has aided her to…

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Female entrepreneurship in Africa

18th August 2015 BY checkoutafrica

Photo Credit: [untitled photo of “redefining Africa graphic” ]. (N.D). Retrieved August 18, 2015 from www.bing.com Recently Forbes came out with an article listing the “6 Emerging Female Entrepreneurs To Watch In Africa.” The article highlighted entrepreneurs from different countries within Africa. In the previous month the venture capital industry became aware of growing success of female entrepreneurs. This came…

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Discovering raw African talent

14th July 2015 BY checkoutafrica

The rise in African designers in the art, design and fashion industry has grown in the past years. Notable highlights of African talent have graced covers like Vogue magazine and Harper’s Bazaar, however many are still far and few between. Africa has a lot of unseen talent that has yet to scratch the surface of mainstream media. Where do people…

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