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The Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at the University of Wolverhampton is leading the Forum for Innovation in African Universities (FIAU) and hosting its first high-profile annual meeting on 7 July. Dr Paschal Anosike said: “The creation of the FIAU has come at a particularly crucial time in history to help tackle Africa’s […]Continue Reading
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A new focus report produced by the Oxford Business Group (OBG), in partnership with the International Sugar Organization (ISO), explores the potential that Africa’s sugar industry holds for growth on the back of an anticipated rise in regional demand. The report was days ago presented to ISO members during the MECAS meeting at the Organization’s 58th Council […]Continue Reading
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Addressing harmful social norms, behavioural change interventions, continuous data and evidence generation, innovative partnerships, knowledge management and advocacy, as well as, multi-stakeholder and multisectoral approaches have been identified as some of the practical interventions to end all forms of violence against women and girls. At the Annual Continental Continue Reading
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Eight COMESA countries have so far signed the Solemn Commitment for the establishment of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM). The countries include;  the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This initiative is led by the African Union through the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC). The goal of Continue Reading
Africa Business News
Africa’s underinvested youth are in need of urgent attention and youth entrepreneurship investment banks must become the focus of global support, the African Development Bank head Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina said Monday in a discussion on scaling up financing for the continent’s youth. Adesina was speaking at a virtual roundtable at which he presented a novel […]Continue Reading
Africa Health News
Digital innovation is vital for the advancement of African economies and their health services, but to make this possible certain large stumbling blocks need to be removed. This was the consensus amongst high level global and African health experts who came together for a recent online discussion co-hosted by the Africa Health Alliance (AHA) and […]Continue Reading
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Sounding a note of optimism at the European Union-Africa Green Investment Forum on Friday, African Development Bank President (AfDB) Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina reminded global audiences of the continent’s vast opportunities for green growth.  “Africa is a huge market offering incredible opportunities. The recovery pathway offers enormous opportunities. Recovery must be Continue Reading