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World Economic Forum on Africa

World Economic Forum on Africa

11 May @ 8:00 AM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM EDT

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East AfricaCom

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Cancer: Silent Killer in Africa

With more than 600 000 new diagnoses and over 450 000 deaths per year, cancer is a major killer in Africa. A study published in the September 2015 issue of The Breast medical journal shows [...]

  • UBA Group Forum

Leading in Africa: UBA to Expand Footprint to 25 African Countries

Group Chairman Elumelu reconfirms Africa network as strategic priority, pledges further capital for African growth  The United Bank for Africa (UBA) recently held its inaugural Senior Leadership Forum, reflecting the strategic importance and growth potential [...]

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Top African [Female] Business Leaders

The past few years have seen a rise in the number of women-owned businesses in Africa. Be it in IT, oil, mining, or in the aviation sector, female entrepreneurs are breaking gender stereotypes and showing [...]

  • African Vaccination Week 2016

Africa United Campaign Teams Up With Immunization Partners to Celebrate the Sixth Annual African Vaccination Week

AVW 2016 Theme, “Close the Immunization Gap. Stay polio Free!” Will Be Amplified by Africa United, The Popular Sports And Political Platform Throughout Continent in Series of Media, Video and Awareness Activities Throughout Africa, immunization [...]

  • Mr Grant T. Harris, Independent Director of AFC

Africa Finance Corporation Welcomes New Independent Director

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Grant T. Harris as an independent Director. Mr. Harris joins AFC after serving four years at the U.S. National Security Council at the White [...]

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Coventry University Launches a £1 Million Scholarship Offer Which is Open to Students from Africa

Coventry University today launched a £500,000 scholarship offer for international students and announced the establishment of the Africa Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE), which aims to boost socio-economic development across the African continent. The announcements [...]

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CEO Infrastructure and Sovereign Investment Summits

Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that the Honourable Elizabeth Dipuo-Peters, Minister of Transport of South Africa, will speak at the Ai CEO Infrastructure Investment Roadshow, [...]

  • StartUp Cup @USEmbassy

US Embassy – Africa StartUp Cup Will Empower Africa’s Entrepreneurs

A unique lineup of bright business minds are set to empower entrepreneurs at the Africa StartUp Cup regional summit in Accra April 29 StartUp Cup is a U.S. Department of State- Led accelerator programme which supports [...]

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Africa Finance Corporation Launches Africa Project Developers Initiative

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) alongside its development partners, is pleased to announce the launch of the Africa Project Developers Initiative (APDI). APDI is a think tank and network to promote and enable project development in [...]

  • 18th Annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

The Africa Energy Forum Welcomes Global Power Investors to London in its 18th Year

The 18th Africa Energy Forum agenda will close Thursday 21st April. With over 150 speakers already confirmed including 5 African ministers, 26 heads of utilities and regulators and an anticipated 2,000+ attendees, this year’s AEF [...]

  • The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity 2015 winners

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Announces Winners and Launches 2016 Competition

Five companies receive more than US$10.6 million to increase financial inclusion for nearly eight million poor people in rural Africa The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity 2015 winners from left; Jesse Moore, M-KOPA,Chief [...]

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Millions to Accelerate the Gabon Special Economic Zone

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is pleased to announce it is to invest up to US $140 million in the Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ). The GSEZ was created in 2010 to accelerate Gabon’s economic diversification [...]

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