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The Afropreneur Network launches a platform to spotlight Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa

Uwem June 8, 2016 37

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PRESS RELEASE: 8th August, 2016: Lagos, Nigeria – Despite the challenges of doing business in Africa, the number of SMEs are increasing by the day. Who tells their stories? Who advocates for them?


The Afropreneur has announced the launching of a platform for African Entrepreneurs –


The Founder, Uwem Uwemakpan, an IT Consultant and Serial Entrepreneur,

speaking at the launch stated that it is imperative that attention needs to be given Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa as our problems are quite diverse and peculiar when compared to the Western World. He also said that we need a hub of solutions and not just a constant reminder of the problems we already know we face, and this is why The Afropreneur exists.


About The Afropreneur

The Afropreneur is a network that aims to celebrate Entrepreneurs, highlight the problems and challenges that may be hindering business growth in Africa, proffer solutions or steer entrepreneurs in the solution-direction and also draw lessons from the experiences of African Entrepreneurs.


The Afropreneur will feature a weekly discussion-style podcast that will feature Entrepreneurs from all works of life discussing issues that are peculiar to doing business in the African continent. The podcast is co-hosted by Blessing Abeng who is a Brand Strategist and Communications Connoisseur.


For more information

– Visit

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– Follow on Twitter – @TheAfropreneur

– Like on Facebook – The Afropreneur


The Afropreneur Network Launches a Platform to Spotlight Entrepreneurship in Africa

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