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Featured in August 2014 Vanity Fair Magazine ‘Spotlight on African Entrepreneurs’

http://www.vanityfair.com/business/2014/08/harambe-entrepreneur-alliance-africa-startups Harambee is Swahili for “Let’s pull together.” And the flourishing Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance lives up to its credo. The brainchild of 31-year-old Okendo Lewis-Gayle (second from left)—born in Costa Rica, raised in Italy, educated at Southern New Hampshire University—the organization targets African-born … Continue reading

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Buffett’s annual letter: What you can learn from my real estate investments

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5 Lessons Running a Half-Marathon Taught Me!

Today, I completed the Chevron/Aramco Houston Half-Marathon in a time of 2 hours and 21 minutes. I am deeply appreciative of your support as I transitioned from someone unable to run a mile less than 8 months ago to completing 13.1 miles … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 8,000 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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My Book of Senegalese Stories: Reflections on Gorée, An Island of no return

“Visitors, in your grievous smile, I like to read the victory of love”  The above quote by the late Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye – founding primary curator of the Slave House of Gorée Island summarizes the mix of my emotions as … Continue reading

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My book of Senegalese Stories; ‘Run like a Happy African’ edition

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or … Continue reading

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My Book of Senegalese Stories: The Thanksgiving edition

Ok. So while my American friends are enjoying their turkeys in freezing weather ( just had to rub that in from tropical weather zone here) I got invited by a Senegalese colleague to join his family for a meal yesterday. … Continue reading

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Running to Rome!

“Redefining your limits is what makes great athletes — and great entrepreneurs.”— Unknown October 2013 found me on my way to Rome for the 2nd Rome Forum organized by the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance  – a network of highly educated young … Continue reading

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Focus on your expectations, not your limitations!

Warning: This is going to be a long post. Grab some popcorn! First things first. This blog is now officially two years old. Hurray! Seems like just yesterday, September 2011  when I left for Oxford to begin to live life … Continue reading

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Limited Edition Awesome Afropreneur Tees

Are you an Afropreneur? Are you one of those bright, independent and tech savvy entrepreneurs using creative thinking and the power of innovation to take over Africa’s economic destiny? Do you identify with the new wave of optimism about the continent? Then … Continue reading

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