Home Success Stories

Success Stories

Meet the first African elected to the Federal Parliament in Australia

Kenyan-Australian based lawyer, Lucy Gichuhi has emerged as the first African descent elected to the Federal Parliament as a senator in Australia. The Family First member who came second behind her fellow candidate, Bob Day, in a recent election was later declared the winner after the electoral commission found Day ineligible to hold office because […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Kenyan Scientists Discover 20 Plants To Cure Cancer

A group of Kenyan scientists has discovered more than 20 different local plants that can be used to cure some of the most common types of cancers in Kenya. The team, which is comprised of researchers from various local universities and officials from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), presented its findings Monday during the […]

Meet Macdella Cooper, Former Refugee & Liberia’s Only Female Presidential Candidate

Happy 60th Birthday to Africa’s Richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian billionaire, who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities. The company operates in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania, and Zambia. As of February 2017, he had an estimated net worth of US$12.5 billion. Dangote is ranked by […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Meet the 25-years old Nigerian beauty queen, Powede Eniola Lawrence who is a registered nurse and certified pilot

INSPIRATIONAL: Powede Eniola Lawrence MEET POWEDE Eniola Lawrence, who, at 25 is a certified pilot, registered nurse and a the winner of Nigeria’s Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Tourism pageant. Her most recent achievement was receiving her pilot’s licence. At the time, she posted on Instagram: “Walking gets too boring, when you learn how to […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Meet 14-year-old Ebbah Wyse from Nigeria, regarded as one of the best young mathematicians in Africa

WINNING NUMBERS: Ebbah Wyse MEET NIGERIAN teenager Ebbah Wyse, a 14-year-old schoolboy regarded as one of the best Mathematicians in Africa. Ebbah recently won gold in the junior category at the Mathematics Olympiad, which was held in South Africa. His school mate Chidera Anakua, also 14-year old, clinched the Bronze Medal in the same category. […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Success Story: In 1994 Samuel started with 2 buses. Today, PEACE MASS TRANSIT has over 3,000 buses in Nigeria

Born in Nsukka, Enugu State in November 1963, Sam is the first son in a family of nine. Sam’s father was a bricklayer at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He slumped and died on the last day of February, 1977. Sam had his primary school education at the Enugu Road primary school, Nsukka from 1971-1976. […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

A 24-year-old Nigerian physics student builds a working helicopter from old car and bike parts

FLYING HIGH: Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi A 24-YEAR-OLD physics student from Nigeria has built a working helicopter out of old car and bike parts. Mubarak Muhammed Abdullahi spent eight months building the model, using the money he makes from repairing cellphones and computers. While some of the parts have been sourced from a crashed 747, the […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Nigerian pilot, Ademilola Odujinrin makes history as the first African to fly across the World

A Nigerian pilot Ademilola Odujinrin has become the first African pilot in history to fly solo around the world. He completed the final leg of his historic journey on Wednesday afternoon, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport. According to VON, the pilot completed the entire journey in a Cirrus SR22, stopping in more than […]

Meet Macdella Cooper, Former Refugee & Liberia’s Only Female Presidential Candidate

21-year Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Launches Safi Pads – Affordable Reusable Sanitary Pads For Low Income Women

In 2013, 21-year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari noticed problems caused by the unavailability of sanitary pads for teenage girls in the rural settlements of Western Kenya, Eastern Uganda and Southern Sudan. So, he decided to make a product that was half the market price of commercial sanitary pads on the market. His product, Safi […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah Makes History as First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident at Johns Hopkins

Photo Credit: Facebook – Nancy Abu-Bonsrah History was made on March 17 2017 after Ghana’s Nancy Abu-Bonsrah became the first black female neurosurgeon resident at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The day is widely regarded in the U.S. as Match Day – an indication of the moment when medical students around the country find out at which […]

Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot Elizabeth Marami

العربية简体中文EnglishFrançaisItalianoLatinPortuguêsРусскийEspañolZulu