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Ten Thousand Africans

Jan 29, 2018

Today's guest is Ashley Akuna, Host & Producer of the GrapeVine show.

Hailing from Maplewood, NJ, by way of San Antonio, Texas, by way of Nigeria, Ashley Akunna has always had a keen interest in the visual medium of storytelling. After completing her degree in Film at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, she...


Jan 23, 2018

Today's guest, Efua Kumea Asibon, is the co-founder of Dislabelled. While growing up in Ghana, she was concerned about the relegation of people with disability to a life of poverty and begging. She and her co-founders, Nana Ama Akowuah and Sedinam Worlanyo, founded the social enterprise right out of high school to...


Jan 15, 2018

Our guest today started life as a poultry farmer with no knowledge or background in technology. But because of curiosity, he found all the right ways to teach himself and using that knowledge to start his own small tech company before going on to work for what is now the premier online hotel booking service in...


Jan 8, 2018

Randi and Alishia are two entrepreneurs trying to make traveling less of a hassle or shock for black millennials in a world where travel agencies do not cater to this demographic. Their business is called We Go Too, and they run the website and Instagram page that have attracted thousands of followers. 

In this...


Jan 5, 2018

 1. Never let anyone tell you that because you are African you can't do anything. The very essence of you being African means that you can get out there and achieve. - Farai Mubaiwa

 2. Just find a problem to solve. Get up every morning and make it your life's mission to solve a problem. - Gossy Ukanwoke

3.Set a vision...