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What Is The Role of Women in Africa’s Economic Growth?

2ND AFRICA WOMEN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM (AWIEF) Under the theme “Accelerating women’s economic empowerment in Africa’s best interest”, the 2nd edition of the premier Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) will once again gather, from across Africa and the globe, top women entrepreneurs and women in business, thought [...]

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#9 New Download Platform Promises African Artists Their Dues

Africa’s first homegrown platform for legal music downloads has launched in Senegal with a mission to promote African artists, pay them properly and fight internet piracy. Internationally famous musicians such as Youssou N’Dour and Baaba Maal are among almost 200 who have signed agreements with MusikBi, along with younger rappers, [...]

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Inspiring Ethiopian Business Leaders

Two Ethiopians are challenging stereotypical media depictions of their country as one that has little to offer and relies on handouts. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu and Hailu Tessema have created successful Ethiopia-based businesses that that sell products of the highest quality to consumers around the world. Here are their stories: Bethlehem Alemu [...]

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5 Things I Learned About The Future of Innovation in South Africa

This spring, I had the honor of joining seven journalists from the UK, US, China and South Africa on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town. Accompanied by guides from Brand SA, we met with leaders in technology, science and business to learn about initiatives aimed at boosting innovation in [...]

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Entrepreneur Showcase: The T-Shirt Factory Owner Making Creativity Wearable

Nero Ogheneovo- The CEO of T-shirt factory Africa What is your background and how did you get started? I have always loved the process of bringing resources together to create a product. I have a BSC in Business Administration, a certificate in Enterprise Management from EDC, Pan African [...]

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Thought Leaders: African Women In Business [VIDEO]

Our video series, “Thought Leaders,” in association with Harvard’s The Africa Business Club – showcases some of Africa’s brightest minds. We sat down with Africa’s leading thinkers, innovators and trailblazers to address key topics affecting the continent’s economic future. In the first installment of ‘Thought Leaders,’ we tackle the subject of [...]

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