Basil Malaki, Tanzania, understands East Africa. Basil has launched businesses in both Tanzania and Kenya and he has a firm understanding of the regional neighbors. In Kenya, he started Ciello Kreations, a digital media studio, and Eb’s Rustic Furnitures, a rustic a rustic furniture workshop. Both businesses were in Nairobi. Back in Tanzania, Basil is currently working on a new business, Saintford: a fashion and beauty brand. Saintford is perfecting a their products and will be launching soon.

In addition to his own business pursuits, Basil worked with entrepreneurs at the Buni Innovation Hub in Dar es Salaam, and currently works with the Hatau Project, an initiative that supports innovation and technology development in the region. Basil studied Communication and Advertising at Daystar University.