Our thinking2018-08-17T11:17:50+00:00

Our thinking

Interview series: Saheel Shah

Saheel Shah is the co-founder of Kenya’s Adpack Limited, one of the fastest growing packaging businesses in East Africa. Saheel started the business five years ago with his father. Adpack Limited manufactures gunny bags or woven sacks that are used to package cement, agrichemicals, fertilisers and feeds for the [...]

Africa’s new leadership

The partnerships that drive growth require different models of leadership The African market is constantly changing with numerous opportunities for growth. Rapid adoption of technology, coupled with ongoing urbanisation, has poised Africa for significant expansion across multiple sectors. Organisations are increasingly challenging established business models and disrupting competitors, as [...]

Interview series: Felix Mutisya

Felix Mutisya, a former night guard, and his wife Susan, a teacher, embarked on an ambitious journey 12 years ago to start a primary school. Together, they have successfully pioneered two schools in Mukuru kwa Njenga slums in Nairobi where they are educating over 600 students. Felix sat down [...]

Interview series: Deepa Dosaja

Deepa Dosaja, Founder and CEO of Deepa Dosaja Ltd., is one of Kenya’s leading designers and has established a strong brand, not just in Kenya but across the globe. From showcasing her “My Flowers” couture collection on New York Fashion Week’s coveted runway in 2017, to participating in the [...]

Interview series: Saidi Ahmed Ndope

Saidi Ahmed Ndope can be summarised as a young, ambitious and determined go-getter. At only 35 years of age he has managed to grow his portfolio at Markmann & Co. Ltd by steering the product development and R&D departments to greater heights over the last couple of years. Starting [...]

Interview series: Peter Kimbowa

Peter Kimbowa, is one of Uganda’s leading executive coaches and founded Uganda’s CEO Summit.  The Summit brings together leaders from the private and public sector to develop the character and competence required to lead complex enterprises with a purpose beyond products, profits and personal gain.  The Summit’s annual [...]

Interview series: Zohra Baraka

Meet Zohra Baraka, Founder and Director of Mohazo Eximpo Limited.  Mohazo Eximpo sells and distributes handcrafted items in the global marketplace. Zohra wears many hats. She is also the Chairperson of the African Women Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP) Kenya Chapter and serves on boards of various organisations including Kenya’s National [...]