Interview with Pamoja Media & African Path Co-Founder: Benin Mwangi (Part 1)

The Podcast

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Things Discussed

1) Brief feel good session before call: Just because I’m corny like that :D

2) Who he is and what he does?

3) Why does he have the unique mix of the names “Benin”, “Mwangi” and then the surname “Brown”?

4) The relationships between Africans and African Americans: I finally hear the African American side of the story

5) His transition from an Engineering student to Entrepreneur

6) His time in real estate

7) What drew him to entrepreneurship?
8) The effects of his first trip to Africa: How was Ghana? How did he get there?

9) The journey from his Ghana trip to founding

Websites Mentioned:

1) African Path

2) Pamoja Media

3) Entrepreneur Magazine

4) Inc Magazine

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  • By Benin, September 25, 2008 @ 4:07 am

    Hi Mwangi,

    Thanks again for allowing me the opportunity to get on your podcast show. It was quite an interview format. You really know how to make things interesting.

    Also, I am enjoying your podcast newsletter too, that document is packed with loads of hard to find info.

    Take care and let’s stay in touch.

  • By Mwangi, September 25, 2008 @ 5:11 am

    @Benin: You are more than welcome. I reciprocate and “revenge” (:P) the thanks.

    I am glad you are enjoying the newsletter. Please take the time to answer the survey questions if you can and if you want a free copy of the product to review once its complete let me know as I need people to review the product and give me some testimonials and feedback and the product is definitely going to be wall to wall great value…….

  • By Nigerian Entrepreneur, September 25, 2008 @ 7:40 pm

    Nice one Mwangi. A great job you did there. Benin has been an inspiration to many Africans. It is lovely listening to him. Cheers.

  • By Mwangi, September 26, 2008 @ 1:18 am

    @Nigerian Entrepreneur: Hope it was of use to you. Part 2 should be coming up in an hour or so and he goes more into the “hands dirty”, day to day running of Pamoja Media and African Path so I hope its of use to you as an up and coming media house :)

  • By Benin, September 26, 2008 @ 4:38 am

    Thanks Nigerian Entrepreneur

    Glad to hear that you enjoyed it. How have you been?

    Hi Mwangi, I think that I have answered the survey questions. They were the three questions in your latest mail, right?

    Have a good day.

  • By Mwangi - the Displaced African, September 26, 2008 @ 6:37 pm

    @Benin: No, I was referring to the survey questions I sent in the My Podcasting Tutor newsletter with any questions you may have about the podcasting process………

  • By Mwangi - the Displaced African, September 26, 2008 @ 6:38 pm

    @Benin: You are free to ask the questions here as well if you have them………….

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