Money Moves April 11, 2016 at 02:34 pm

Five Young African Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2016

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Fredrick Ngugi April 11, 2016 at 02:34 pm

April 11, 2016 at 02:34 pm | Money Moves

Ola Orekunrin (center), founder of Flying Doctors ambulance service. (Photo: ourafricablog)

Ola Orekunrin (center), founder of Flying Doctors ambulance service. (Photo: ourafricablog)

Ola Orekunrin, Nigerian – Founder, the Flying Doctors
Ola Orekurunrin is the managing director and founder of The Flying Doctors Nigeria, Ltd. She was compelled to start the company after losing her sister to sickle cell anemia because they didn’t have the means to transport her to hospital in time. The company is the first air ambulance service in West Africa. It offers helicopter emergency services including medical disasters and evacuation services.

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