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Lindeka Dzedze

Gender-lens Investing And The Post- Covid 19 Economic Recovery In Africa

Lindeka Dzedze, Standard Bank Group Executive Head of Institutional Clients and Global Markets The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified the already deep inequalities across Africa as unemployment has risen.  According to research conducted by McKinsey, women in Africa currently account for more than half of the population, but only generate a third of the …

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Doing Good Work In Africa Celebrates Its First Anniversary Of Supporting Students And Impacting Future Growth In Africa

Groundbreaking Initiative Pairs US-Based Students With Future-Proof Projects – 27 Students from 17 Universities worked with nine Partners in seven African Countries Doing Good Work in Africa (DOWA), a non-profit initiative designed to connect students in the United States to African-based entities focused on providing scalable solutions to commonplace challenges, celebrated its first anniversary in April. …

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Global Leader, SHAREit, Sets Its Sights Firmly On Africa

SHAREit Group, the global internet technology company that has built numerous popular tools and digital entertainment content applications have confirmed Chanel Hardman’s appointment as the new Country Director for Africa. The role is a jointly appointed role by SHAREit and PerformDM and involves working to manage sales operations, develop strategic solutions and work alongside the …

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A Basic Guide to Start Investing – How to Build Wealth in Africa

Written by Lewis Humphries, freelance journalist Like most developing countries across the globe, a lot of countries in Africa are presenting a raft of exciting investment opportunities across a range of markets. To this end, new research from PwC projects that the value of traditional assets under management in 12 African markets peaked at around …

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GGDA: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement – A Major Boost To Eliminating Poverty In Africa

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create the largest free trade area (since the formation of the World Trade Organisation), in the world measured by the number of countries participating. The pact connects 1.3 billion people across 55 countries on the African continent, with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) valued at US$3.4 …

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A Guide To Building Vaccine Confidence In Africa

By Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organization & Chebet Chikumbu, Regional Director for Southern and East Africa, Global Citizen “My family’s problem is the fake news they get on social media. They have no confidence in getting a vaccine once it becomes available to them.” These are the words of Nomthandazo …

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Youth Development & Entrepreneurship In Africa: Walking The Talk

By Terena Chetty It is becoming increasingly evident that Africa’s future is largely dependent on the continent’s burgeoning youth population. Private and public sectors alike recognize that the key to Africa’s growth is closely tied to the success of this demographic group. With the onset of the Covid-19 crisis further catalyzing the existing 4th Industrial …

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A Reflection Of The African Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

In celebration of Africa Month, the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance gathered Harambeans who have played a significant role in the landmark achievements within the African entrepreneurial ecosystem – as both entrepreneurs and investors to celebrate the successes in shaping the ecosystem as well as delve into their perspectives on the evolution of the African ecosystem. This …

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House Design Trends Growing Popular In Africa

By Ray Brosnan As urban developments across Africa continue to grow, the architectural styles and design trends that are being used are continually evolving. One of the main trends—and an understandable one is given the plight of the environment lately—is one of sustainability, making use of recyclable materials. Homes that are built with sustainability and …

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Chad Travel Guide

Chad Travel Guide

Travel & Tourism Expensive, remote, and sometimes dangerous outside the capital, Chad can be a very challenging place to visit, but by investing in the effort and taking safety precautions, travelers may gain a memorable tourism experience. Located in the heart of Africa, Chad is known for its stark expanses of savanna dotted with traditional …

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