Madeleine Berre
Africa's women in business challenge status quo

GENEVA, Switzerland – A Women in Business initiative was launched at this year's Africa CEO Forum, where a high-level panel of female leaders gathered to discuss barriers to women climbing the corporate ladder and solutions to tackling the gender gaps in leadership across the continent.

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Halima Aliko Dangote
New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

LAGOS, Nigeria – Fundraising efforts have been launched for The Africa Center in New York City, a non-profit, multidisciplinary institution that provides a gateway for engagement with contemporary Africa, and a platform for the most compelling content from the continent.

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World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa
World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

WASHINGTON, USA - The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years.

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New Red Cross app to optimise services
New Red Cross app to optimise services

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire (RCSCI), has announced the official launch of its new RCSCI mobile app, created with Connectik, after their resounding successes with the Kenya Red Cross Society and South Africa Red Cross Society apps.

20 Mar 2017

Documenting the African public transport story
Documenting the African public transport story

On 16 March 2017, South African documentary photographer, Yasser Booley embarked on a public transport journey, from Cape Town, South Africa to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Booley will be utilising various forms of public transport including, trains, busses and taxis.

20 Mar 2017

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme
Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities. Microsoft partnered with Kenyan-based GrowthAfrica to rollout this programme.

20 Mar 2017