The Black Lives Matter movement #BLM, rekindled by the unfortunate death of many black people, most noteworthy the 8 minutes 46 seconds knee-on-neck strangulation of George Floyd has the entire world interrogating racism and colonial structures that have, and continue to, disenfranchise blacks and Africans across the globe.

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This episode, “Black Enterprise” features two phenomenal minds in business enterprise: Zimbabwe-born Brian Mushongera who is business development for Code4Kids in South Africa and his outfit uses the lockdown during Covid-19 to create a digital meeting application: Room.sh, and Nike Anani Nigerian, UK-raised next-generation business coach, mentor, and co-founder of Africa Family Firms.

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They both share authentically about the current situation for African businesses, they delve deeper in addresses social issues such as black lives matter, gender-based violence, the role of men from Brian’s perspective in South African; and in Nike’s instance, the legacy she is leaving with her young sons from Nigeria to the world.

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This episode was particularly personal to me as I share my father’s legacy and how a social enterprise, Urithi Labs, is the best way I also know how to pass on skills, talents, and knowledge to the now-generation of young doers.

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Episode Links

Brian Mushongera’s LinkedIn
Code4Kids: www.getcode4kids.com | Room.sh: https://room.sh

Nike Anani’s website
Africa Family Firms: www.africanfamilyfirms.org

Urithi: www.urithimedia.com

www.4irAfrica.co | @4irAfrica_

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