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12 Successful African Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

All Africa, Kenya. On July 25-26, Nairobi will be abuzz with entrepreneurship. In case you missed the memo, heads of states (including U.S. president Barack Obama), entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders will converge on Kenya’s capital for the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Didn’t get a ticket? Don’t worry. You can still get top-notch entrepreneurial advice, and you don’t even have to stalk the summit Twitter feed. Check out six of the 12 entrepreneurs that were chosen by Akilah Net to share their wisdom on living the dream. more

Inspiration Yoga

The Growing Yoga Scene In Kenya

Kenya. From urban centers to rural areas yoga is spreading in Kenya. Until recently yoga was only practised by a small group of expats and south Asian devotees. Now that is changing and the move has been led by The Africa Yoga Project, a non-profit organization founded by American Paige Elenson six years ago. more

Perspectives Connectivity

On The Bus: Using Free Wi-Fi

Kenya. As young pitchmen shout to potential passengers over blaring music, a graffiti-covered private minibus fills up more quickly than the other dozen in the scrum. It has free Wi-Fi. What people all over the world dream of, to be able to get connected during their way to and from work, is reality in Nairobi. more