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Mark Elliott Division President Mastercard Southern Africa

Shedding Light on the Informal Economy: Technology and Partnerships to Drive Next Wave of...

Despite positive advances in financial inclusion on the continent, 95 percent of all consumer payments in Africa are still made in cash. Why is this such a bad thing?
Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa.

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New Pro-business U.S.-Africa Policy Approach Opens Opportunities for American Firms Patient CapitalHistorically,...
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What Does It Mean?

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one...
Gender Diversity

Mastercard Puts a Spotlight on Gender Diversity and Female Entrepreneurship at the World Economic...

'Press Release'Discussions at Mastercard’s ‘Together We Lead’ event focused on challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in Africa,...

Productive and Empowered Women Entrepreneurs in Kigoma

A women empowerment programme in Kigoma, Tanzania has supported 82 women entrepreneurs to make their work more valuable, efficient and less hard...
doing business in africa

New Pro-business U.S.-Africa Policy Approach Opens Opportunities for American Firms Patient Capital

Historically, the majority of American firms have remained hesitant to commit capital to Africa. The continent has been viewed by many investors as too risky,
Patricia Obozuwa & Brenda Mbathi

Women Leaders In Africa: Building Careers

As GE Africa turns 120 we are committed to providing real customer value in Africa and to making a positive sustainable difference together with our customers.

28th World Economic Forum on Africa To Focus on Inclusive Growth in the Fourth...

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future prosperity hinges on the ability of its leaders to create inclusive, sustainable growth at a time of rapid transformation...

How Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) Can Limit The Impact Of A Health Disaster

In 2017, a Dengue Fever outbreak in Burkina Faso resulted in 12,087 cases and 24 deaths mostly in the central region. Such...

Op-Ed: What the AfCFTA Means for the Energy Sector

Major new opportunities for cross-border collaboration arise from the signature of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Aya-Chebbi, g7

Op-Ed: Don’t You Dare Leave Us Behind

The G7 should deliver progress not promises on gender equality.By Aya Chebbi, African Union’s first ever...
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