Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent and also one with the youngest average population – 19.7 years compared to 30.4 years worldwide. It’s a continent where many wonderful things are happening, but too often the mainstream media informs public opinion by focusing on the negatives – wars, coups, and famines. A continent with 54 countries has many other stories to tell and Jacqueline Sibanda, who was born in Zimbabwe, raised and educated in England, and now lives in the Washington, D.C. area, has set out to do just that with 54 Stories, interviewing women entrepreneurs in each African country. You won’t want to miss this interview. Click to listen.
Top photo by Jacqueline Sibanda: Lighthouse at Cape Agulhas, the southern most tip of Africa.