Africa

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RiseUp Summit 2016: The Entrepreneurship Revolution

RiseUp press conference announces 2016 tracks, events, and speakers building to economic empowerment RiseUp hosted its annual press conference on the 20th of November to announce the activities and tracks that will be covered in [...]

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Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF)

On November 18 - 21, the Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) will host its 24th annual conference, the longest running student-organized Africa-focused business discussion. With this year’s theme: “My Africa Network: New Partners for New Solutions”, [...]

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Lessons Learned From The Recent Drought Response In Ethiopia

Drought, worsened by El Niño effects, is having a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of 10.2 million Ethiopians. The lack of rainfall and subsequent great drought have caused a massive spike in humanitarian [...]

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Nigeria Is One Of The Most Globally Connected Countries, Says Western Union

Western Union Moved Money into Nigeria from More Than 195 Countries and Territories in 2015 Nigeria is one of the most connected countries in the world when it comes to receiving and sending money, according [...]

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African Entrepreneurs Find A Path To Independence And Sustainability

1,000 African Entrepreneurs Attended Foundation Announces Partnerships With AfDB, ECOWAS, The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation & Nigerian Ministry of Information Former Prime Minister of Benin Republic, Lionel Zinsou; Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria; Ernest [...]

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TEF Entrepreneur Forum LIVE!

Watch the 2016 TEF Entrepreneur Forum LIVE! 28-29 October A gathering of 1000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs from 54 African countries in Lagos, Nigeria. The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum is a showcase of the innovation and entrepreneurial [...]

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INTERVIEW: Listen And Be Inspired By Bisila Bokoko

"Take one step toward your goal, it does not matter how big the step" There are very few women who can straddle several different types of industries at the same time and make it [...]

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Mozambique’s President Emphasised The Importance Of Engineering At A National Fair

GE supports Eduardo Mondlane university Engineering faculty Essentially, everything that supports the way people live and work involves some level of  engineering. Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi visited the GE stand at the recent [...]

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LISTEN: Daniel Monehin Talks About The Masterpass QR Mobile Payment Solution In Africa

Daniel Monehin, Mastercard Division President, Sub-Saharan Africa, talks with Africa.com about the Masterpass QR mobile payment solution. Ecobank partnering with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR across 33 countries The partnership will [...]

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Unilever Is No. 1 Top Employer In Africa Again

Unilever has been certified as the Top Employer in Africa for the third time in a row. For a company such as Unilever to achieve business success, it is important that its leadership create an [...]