Money Moves June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

Young African Entrepreneurs Make Forbes Africa ’30 Under 30’ 2017 List

Fredrick Ngugi | Contributor

Fredrick Ngugi June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am | Money Moves

Mike Chilewe Jr., Malawi

Mike Chilewe Jr.

Photo credit: How We Made It In Africa

Mike Chilewe Jr. says his successful entrepreneur Father taught him how to work hard. Eventually, Chilewe started selling his meal coupons, using the proceeds to start a small business selling blank CDs to fellow students. Chilewe, 27, is now the owner of Chilewe Brands Global, a pan-African diversified company involved in financial services, manufacturing, agriculture commodity trading, and commercial properties. He makes $2 million a year and employs 20 people.


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