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Funke Oladele is the founder of Beyond Africa Magazine. An Entrepreneur, Writer, Public Speaker, Health Professional, and Mentor who is passionate about success inspiration and helping people achieve the best version of themselves.

Grants for African Entrepreneurs in Diaspora- ADM

The African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM) was launched in 2009 by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union. Its primary purpose is “to encourage sustainable economic growth and employment by supporting African diaspora entrepreneurs.” ADM also collaborates with the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) to leverage on providing support to women entrepreneurs….

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Dare to dream and be brave to Act- MLK Day

What dreams have you tucked away in your fantasies and buried in your self-defeat? The only thing standing between you and the realization of your dreams is you. We dream so big but feel to small to give it life. When we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther king Jr.,  we don’t only celebrate the dream, we…

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A young Entrepreneur promoting small businesses

Meet Emily Wasonga, a young entrepreneur who turned her passion and talent into a money making venture. She was born in Kenya but also considers a portion of who she is very much inspired by Botswana, where she spent some of her high school years before she moved to the US with her family. Emily…

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Forbes identifies him as the Newest African Billionaire.

“FORBES AFRICA, working with FORBES magazine in the U.S., calculates that Rabiu’s stake in his commodities and cement empire, plus his real estate holdings in South Africa and London, are worth $1.2 billion, up from $670 million a year ago, primarily due to better information on Rabiu’s holdings and the revenue of his companies.  He…

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Ebola Outbreak

Facts about Ebola According to report from World Health Organization, Ebola virus disease (EVD) first appeared in 1976 in  Nzara, Sudan and it also found in a village in Yambuku Democratic Republic of Congo near the Ebola River where the name of the disease was derived. In 2014, Ebola outbreak has been prominent in West…

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As the clock ticks

As the clock Ticks, your life is counting down. What have you done with yourself lately? Have you set goals you want to accomplish? Are you contemplating on making a major life decision? Are you afraid of believing in yourself and lack trust in your potentials? As the clock ticks, you are wasting, time, energy, …

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Trending Woman of the Year

Lupita Nyong’o has taken the world by storm in recent times.  She is a 31-year-old actress, film director, and music/video director with dual Kenyan and Mexican Citizenship. She was born in Mexico City, Mexico and moved back to Kenya with her family when she was less than a year old.  She received her bachelor’s degree…

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Real people living with ALS

  The ice bucket challenge has been globally recognized over the past  one to two weeks. This initiative is an effective strategy to create awareness about the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  It is also known as the Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. More…

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