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Meet 25-year-old Eugene Mbugua: The founder of Kenya’s most successful TV production company

INSPIRATIONAL: Eugene Mbugua

INSPIRATIONAL: Eugene Mbugua

MEET EUGENE Mbugua, the 25-year-old founder of one of Kenya’s most successful television production companies.

His company, Young Rich Television Limited, produces two of Kenya’s most popular TV programmes – ‘Young Rich’ – a weekly show that profiles young, successful Kenyan entrepreneurs, and ‘Get In The Kitchen’- an extremely popular cooking show.

Both shows have aired for 9 and 4 seasons respectively, command viewership in the millions, and have sponsorship from several blue-chip companies in Kenya.

Eugene also owns My Yearbook Limited, a company that produces yearbooks and publications for companies, schools and governments.

A real-estate company he owns is also developing a 188-unit hostel project to provide housing for students of Kenya’s Egerton University.

He was listed as one of 30 most promising and inspiring young entrepreneurs in Africa on Forbes’ annual round-up.

 

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