CHIREDZI - The World food Programme has estimated that at least 2 million Zimbabweans need food aid. This follows an erratic 2012-2013 rain season. While the majority are facing real starvation. In the South-eastern Zimbabwe, Taurai Bhurakufesi is planning rain harvesting to curb hunger.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly jointly hosted by Zimbabwe and Zambia is seen as an opportunity to bolster tourism in the two southern African countries. Zimbabwe's minister responsible for Tourism, Walter Mzembi tells Entrepreneurship Africa about why such an opportunity falls into their plans to promote the tourism industry.
DURBAN - The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP), a Non Profit Company, aims to bolster tourism entrepreneurship through public private partnerships in South Africa. TEP facilitates the growth, development and sustainability of small tourism businesses. These include a raft of intervention programmes such as incubation and growth.
DURBAN - Dan's country lodge has come a long way from the trading post of 1800's that it was before it was bought by the Pasiya family in 1969. The lodge was awarded the Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year Award (ETEYA) at the Tourism Indaba in Durban, South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG - Are human beings capable of owning companies? This is the question that entrepreneurs discussed at a Johannesburg chapter meeting of the Africa Heritage Society chaired by Mutumwa Mawere. Ideas were shared. Below is a video of the discussion.
LUSAKA - And who knows, Zambia's future leaders might emerge from this girls education school. The Mary Aikenhead Open Copmmunity School, located in the sprawling area of Kabwata in the capital Lusaka offers education to girls who do not make it to mainstream school. Many of them are from poor families and others, orphaned by HIV and AIDS.
CAPE TOWN - ColaLife is based on a simple but adaptable model that is aimed at transforming how basic medicines reach rural communities in Africa. The recipient of the 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim/Ashoka Changemakers health innovation award was inspired by the need to have essential medicines reach the most remote areas.
CAPE TOWN - Florence Chaurura describes herself as ‘the domain expert.’ The United Kingdom based entrepreneur has a career that spans from being employed and turning the tide to a serial business woman.
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