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They were the first company to produce more than 10 million vehicles in a year, This is the story of Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. In 2017, Toyota's corporate structure consisted of 364,445 employees worldwide and, as of December 2019, was...

All You Need To Know About James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey

He was born in Chorkor the son of Kodwo Kwegyir, a friend of the then master chieftain Amonu IV. In June 1883, he was baptized in...

Meet Michael Lee-Chin; Jamaican-Canadian Business Magnate

Michael Lee-Chin, OJ, OOnt (born 3 January 1951), is a Jamaican-Canadian business magnate, investor and philanthropist who serves as the Chairman and CEO of Portland Holdings Inc., a...

Meet South African Mining Businessman and Billionaire of Tswana Descent, Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe (born 28 January 1962) is a South African mining businessman and billionaire. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which...

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 1. Home-schooled till age 12, Meet Ghanaian Software engineer, Farida Bedwei

“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” - Stephen Hawking. Farida Nana Efua Bedwei  seems to have taken Stephen Hawking's advice. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at an early age, she has rising to become a celebrated Ghanaian software engineer. Farida is currently the Co-founder of Logiciel, a fin-tech Company in Ghana.

How Carlos Ghosn saved Renault from Bankruptcy but is now an International Fugitive

Ghosn has served as the CEO of Michelin North America, chairman and CEO of Renault, chairman of AvtoVAZ, chairman and CEO of Nissan, and chairman of Mitsubishi Motors.

The Story of Mo Ibrahim, The Man who gifts US$5m to African Leaders to promote quality leadership on the Continent

Mohammed "Mo" Ibrahim, born on 3 May 1946 is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. He worked for several telecommunications companies, before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries.

She built her wealth on iron ore, Meet Australia’s Richest Person, Gina Rinehart

Australia's richest citizen built her wealth on iron ore, an industry that continues to expand robustly.

He started by selling kitchenware and men’s clothing, Meet Japan’s Richest Man, Tadashi Yanai.

"I might look successful but I've made many mistakes. People take their failures too seriously. You have to be positive and believe you will find success next time." Tadashi Yanai

Hisense: From a Radio Maker to one of the Best TV Manufacturers in the World

Hisense Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational major appliance and electronics manufacturer headquartered in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. It is a state-owned enterprise with publicly traded subsidiaries. It started out making radios in 1969.

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ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call ($ 50,000 Grant)

Application Deadline: 13 April 2020 (midnight, Geneva time); The ILO is calling on individuals and organizations to share innovative ideas and solutions to address the skills...

Goi Peace Foundation/UNESCO International Essay Contest 2020 for Young People (USD1,000+ Prize & Fully Funded to Japan)

Application Deadline: June 15th 2020   TheGoi Peace Foundation/UNESCO International Essay Contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the...

The Nestlé Internship Development Program (NIDP) 2020 for young South Africans

Application Deadline: Unspecified The Nestlé Internship Development Program (NIDP) is a 12 months’ programme that introduces the working world of Nestlé, as well as a...

Meet the Newest President of University of Maryland, College Park

Darryll J. Pines is the newest President of the University of Maryland, the state's flagship institution with more than 40,000 students. Pines, who previously...

From Foster Care to Being Homeless to Owning a Hair Care Brand Worth $2M

Jerricha Hoskins, the founder and CEO of one of the fastest-growing Black-owned hair care brands, Arcani Coil Care, used to be in foster care and...