Nelly Nyagah

Journalist | Content marketer

Location icon South Africa

I help organisations discover and tell their best stories.

This Breed Of Social Activist

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." Harriet Tubman, an American abolitionist and humanitarian.

Opportunity Knocks For Poor School Children

Nosipho, a grade 11 beneficiary of the African Scholars Fund (ASF), knows the most important condition attached to her bursary - she must excel in her academic work. Her report card wasn't up to scratch at the end of 2015, and she feared the scholarship would be terminated.

Tough Times Ahead For Farmers

For milk farmers, the impact of deregulation was profound: removal of subsidies and levies, price manipulation, loss of market share for fresh milk and other dairy products, increased imports, entry of foreign firms, lowered health and sanitation standards, farm closures and job losses.


If Vimal Shah could get farmers to grow soya beans with 200 pods on each plant, he would. As CEO of East Africa's biggest edible oils company, Vimal knows his goal to become Africa's biggest supplier of edible oils largely hinges on his ability to get more farmers to grow quality soya beans and sunflower seeds.

How We Made It In Africa
How a rule-breaking Kenyan succeeded in the hair industry... in South Africa

Yesterday I had the pleasure of chatting with Tracy Wangari - an expert hairstylist and entrepreneur known for her extraordinary skill and good service. A Kenyan national, Tracy launched her Cape Town-based salon in 1999 and maintains a hands-on role in the now successful venture.

Dairy Processors in Market Share Mayhem

When Shoprite imported millions of litres of cheap long life milk from Poland, it put its biggest fresh milk supplier in a ditch. Now a bitter milk turf war...

Entrepreneur club
How should I evaluate the competitive landscape in my industry? - Entrepreneur club

To some it's 'corporate snooping', to others it's simply research, but competitive intelligence - the process of gathering information about your competitors and using that information to gain a business advantage - is essential for any company. There's no excuse in today's technology-driven world for not being able to gather information about your competitors, even ...

Africa is primed for UAE investments

Then Angola's diamonds already had a major market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the government was taking measures to keep relations with Abu Dhabi on an upswing and lure UAE companies to invest in mining of diamonds rather than just trading.

Ginger farmer eyes lucrative international markets

One company is advocating for commercial production of ginger in rural Nigeria. South African-born entrepreneur, Litlhare Sarki, runs a food and beverages company that works with the rural farmers in Kaduna State to increase quality and production of ginger, and to promote proper post-harvest handling and processing techniques.

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