Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, has been shortlisted among the sixteen (16) finalists for the WellBeing City Awards. This global award aims at recognizing cities, around the globe, that place well-being at the core center of their urban design, planning, and policies.
This is an opportunity for all Africans, under 30 years of age, who are building brands, creating jobs, representing and transforming the African continent, to join the prestigious Forbes Africa Under 30 community for 2019.
If you were born in Africa, you will remember seeing this on a daily basis: a mother carrying a child tucked in on her back by a piece of clothing, tightly wrapped around her chest and waist. The intimacy shared between the mother and the child can be testified by the piece and serenity displayed on the child’s face.
Her name is Nere Teriba, she is young but her determination and ambitions are limitless. At just 36 years of age, Nere Teriba is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Kain Smith Trade & Co. Ltd, a company she created in 2012, and which is very active in consulting, extractive industries, mining concession management and mineral trading in Nigeria.
With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot — and should not — be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.
AFRICA is full of talented individuals. No matter where we are in the world, there is an African man or woman doing great things. This is what makes my job (if you call it really a job) so enjoyable all the time.