It was a real honor to attend the momentous occasion of the Africa Business Heroes, Africa office launch at the Norrsken House in Kigali, Rwanda. This strategic move by the Jack Ma Foundation will position the organization and the ongoing competition to have an enhanced impact in Africa. The event ... Read More
In Africa, one in five people suffer from chronic hunger and two in five are living in poverty. The average family also spends close to half their income on food. Do we have answers for this situation? What will it take to build food systems that are resilient and sustainable? ... Read More
I had the privilege of being interviewed on Skyz Metro FM on the show titled “Rebuilding Bulawayo Industries” hosted by Kuda Dhliwayo. These conversations seek to engage concerned parties and thought leaders in the city who can be the catalysts for the progress that we so need. In this episode ... Read More
Local Works is USAID Zimbabwe’s new youth economic empowerment initiative which seeks to facilitate and support innovative, inclusive, collaborative, sustainable, scalable and locally driven solutions that enable young Zimbabweans to start and grow businesses, thereby generating employment and contributing to the country’s growth. I recently had the pleasure of attending ... Read More
It was a pleasure to be invited to deliver the keynote address at the 2022 edition of the Winter Affair curated by Diamond Berry Enterprises. The keynote was under the theme Reforming the entrepreneurial culture of the creative sector. I took time to walk creative entrepreneurs through the Business Model ... Read More
Discussion with industry experts on how best technology advancements can be leveraged for achieving a favourable long-term growth trajectory in the Bulawayo Metropolitan Region, thereby proactively transforming it into a regional powerhouse.
It was good to be part of the team of judges again for the Business Africa Heroes round. It is inspiring to see the many different solutions coming out of Africa. This year’s competition invited about 21,000 entrepreneurs from all 54 countries. The standard has been high! To catch up ... Read More
What do Ubuntu and entrepreneurship have to do with each other and why is Ubuntu so crucial to consider in African startups and businesses. How does the spirit of Ubuntu uniquely position us to build effective ecosystems that transform a city? #ubuntu #entrepreneurship #ecosystems #entrepreneurshipecosystems #bulawayo #startups #africa
To sustainably build Bulawayo we will need to be intentional about building a cohesive, strategic ecosystem that makes it as easy as possible for entrepreneurship to thrive. #buildbulawayo #entrepreneurship #startup #startupbulawayo #ecosystem #startupecosystem #entrepreneurshipecosystem
Mpi describes the crucial role that entrepreneurship will play as we Build Bulawayo into the city we see in 2050.