Achiever: The JA Africa Blog

March 14, 2017

Interview with Teddy Nyasulu, Executive Director, JA Zambia

Q: What inspired you to get involved with youth? What inspired me was my own personal experience as a youth trying to find meaning in a […]
March 14, 2017

Time with Sisanda Lukhuleni, Best CEO at 2016 Company of the Year Competition

I got involved in the JA program through my school in South Africa. I was in grade 11 at the time. During the course of the […]
March 14, 2017

JA Zimbabwe Opens Career Doors for Graduates

Raelyn Christopher Tunks, a 28 year-young graduate who studied Business Administration in 2014 is a beneficiary of Junior Achievement Zimbabwe (JAZ) and the Zimbabwe Works project […]
March 2, 2017

JA Kenya, South Africa & Swaziland participate in Global Entrepreneurship Conference 2017

Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries to identify […]
March 1, 2017

Douglas Waswa – My JA Story: The Value of Volunteers

When I was in high school the JA program got launched in Nairobi and our school was fortunate to get involved in the program. It was […]
February 27, 2017

Up Close with Jean Chawapiwa, JA Africa’s Board Chair

JA: Why did you join the board of JA Africa and why do you think JA is important? JC: I was working for Rio Tinto as Vice President, Communications […]
February 21, 2017

JA Africa Supports UNLEASH

JA Africa is pleased to participate in UNLEASH, which is bringing together 1,000 students, academics, business people and other thought leaders to tackle some of the […]
February 15, 2017

Ugonna Achebe – JA Nigeria Alumnus recounts his JA experience

I got involved with Junior Achievement Nigeria in secondary school. Our seniors participated in the JA Company Program and we saw how they lit up the […]
February 15, 2017

Unlocking Entrepreneurship Talent

When she graduated from university with a BSc in Chemical Engineering, 31 year-old Rudo Mazhandu faced the reality of unemployment in Zimbabwe’s challenging job market. She […]
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