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AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers
19-10-2017 | 12:50:00
The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to employing the continent’s youth.
Siemens and the German government in $26 million partnership to support occupational training in Egypt
17-10-2017 | 13:55:00
To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt.
Nigeria works with UNIDO to establish entrepreneurship curricula in secondary schools
13-10-2017 | 12:34:00
A new curricula focusing on entrepreneurship will now have a place in secondary schools in Nigeria.
Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa 2017
13-10-2017 | 12:30:00
Facebook has celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in Africa, sponsored by Facebook.
Microsoft partners with Ovamba to innovative natural language solutions for African SMEs
13-10-2017 | 08:23:00
Ovamba Solutions, Inc. and Microsoft have partnered to develop the first African language driven “chat-bot” designed to serve the millions of African SMEs who face exclusion from Financial Services due to the challenges of business literacy.
[Startup Interview] Kyei Faried Owura, Founder, Edwa Global Company, Ghana
12-10-2017 | 11:13:24
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers and players across the value chain.
Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Coca Cola Africa Foundation expand collaboration in Africa
06-10-2017 | 08:29:00
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation has signed a partnership with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation to further leverage resources and expertise to support sustainable economic impact in MCC partner countries in Africa.
[Kenya] Women in manufacturing to develop policies towards addressing skills gap
03-10-2017 | 14:20:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers together with UN Women has held the third Women in Manufacturing Forum themed ‘Why gender inclusivity is smart business’ targeting women entrepreneurs.
[Niger] AfDB commits $4 billion to boost vocational and technical training
29-09-2017 | 15:06:00
The African Development Bank (ADB) Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, has concluded his two-day official visit to Niger with a visit to the Kalmaharo Technical High School in Niamey, is supported by the Bank
[Startup Interview] Paul Owusu, Founder, Logique, Ghana
29-09-2017 | 08:22:15
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu, moved to Ghana and partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form Logique, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.
[Bob Koigi] Column: Diversification to new frontiers the magic bullet to fixing unemployment in Africa
29-09-2017 | 08:16:12
Africa’s smallholder farmers are the apex of agricultural output in the continent contributing a staggering 75 percent of all agricultural production and creating millions of jobs in the process.
Nestlé calls on Kenyan enterprises to apply for the $500,000 sustainability prize
26-09-2017 | 14:48:46
Nestlé in partnership with Ashoka have called on Kenyans to nominate individuals, government bodies, non-governmental organizations, members of the academia and social enterprises for its 2018 Nestlé Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize.
[Startup Interview] Oladunmade Otitoola, Founder, RentYourHall, Nigeria
25-09-2017 | 12:11:00
Oladunmade Otitoola, an entrepreneur and beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program in 2016, is founder of RentYourHall, Nigeria. Africa Business Communities poses him some questions on development of the startup.
Farming and rural non farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth employment in Africa, FAO
21-09-2017 | 11:59:00
Farming and rural non-farm-based activities still have untapped potential to generate employment opportunities for Africa’s rising youth population, FAO has said at a high level forum
Merck starts fourth round of Accelerator program in Nairobi, Kenya
21-09-2017 | 09:58:00
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a science and technology company, has announced the new startups participating in its Accelerator program in Darmstadt, Germany, and Nairobi, Kenya.
AfDB, Brazil to groom African youth in cassava processing
20-09-2017 | 08:40:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP) − an initiative that aims to train young African professionals in research and technology transfer
[South Sudan] UNIDO and Japan unveil small scale business development project in Juba
19-09-2017 | 12:46:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan’s “Increased resilience and self-help capacities for reconstruction of livelihoods and sustained nutritional food security in South Sudan
[Startup Interview] Javnyuy Joybert, founder, COSDEF Group, Cameroon
18-09-2017 | 15:29:00
Javnyuy Joybert is the founder of COSDEF Group, a Cameroonian social enterprise business whose four startups staggered across education, employment, finance and ICT seek design solutions to Africa’s problems, create impact and make money.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers links TVET graduates with Industry to bridge skills gap
15-09-2017 | 09:48:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers in partnership with German Corporation for International Development have held a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Job Fair as part of the organization’s goal to bridge the skills gap in the country.
[Kenya] Safaricom invests in argi-tech startup iProcure
12-09-2017 | 12:00:00
Safaricom’s Spark Venture Fund has announced that it will once again be investing in iProcure, a supply chain platform in Kenya. iProcure offers farmers discounts of between 10 and 20 percent every time they purchase farming products.
Asoko Insight selected for new World Bank accelerator program
12-09-2017 | 09:16:17
Asoko Insight, African company information repository, is proud to announce its selection to the World Bank’s XL Africa acceleration program.
VC4A Startup Academy opens doors to entrepreneurs and investors across Africa
08-09-2017 | 08:00:00
The VC4A Startup Academy has opened its doors to budding entrepreneurs and is offering direct access to expertise proven to work for successful entrepreneurs and investors operating across Africa.
[South Africa] Kalon Venture Partners and Smollan Group invest R14m in tech startup SnapnSave
29-08-2017 | 09:00:00
Kalon Venture Partners, formerly Grotech, and Smollan Group SA both acquired a minority stake in South Africa’s fastest growing shopping community, SnapnSave.
[Startup Interview] Tope Hassan, Founder, ISOKO Africa, Nigeria
29-08-2017 | 00:43:00
Tope Hassan is known as an African Tourist, bootstrapping through African nations to discover African Brands & Entrepreneurs. She founded ISOKO Africa a year ago as a dedicated media outlet for African brands.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: SMEs are a critical part of actualizing environmental policies
25-08-2017 | 16:18:30
Micro, Small and Medium enterprises have a huge potential to create long lasting social value especially because their business models, products and proximity caters for the everyday needs of the larger part of our population.
Indian firms to open operations in Rwanda, transfer tech to local startups
24-08-2017 | 11:35:00
Databases of some 230 young Indian technologies engaged in more than 26 value chains are ready for acquisition by Rwandan entrepreneurs and business startups, officials have revealed.
Nigeria prepares for Third Industrial Development decade for Africa
24-08-2017 | 11:29:00
The United Nations’ Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa reaffirms the importance of industrialization in supporting Africa’s own efforts towards sustained and sustainable economic growth and accelerated development.
Masisizane fund boosts women entrepreneurs to benefit South Africa
23-08-2017 | 07:37:00
Women are an undervalued force in South Africa’s economy. To grow their positive impact the Masisizane Fund, an Old Mutual South Africa initiative has a strong focus on empowering women entrepreneurs.
UNIDO and Huajian Group partner to promote vocational and technical training in Africa
22-08-2017 | 16:07:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Huajian Group have agreed to work together to promote vocational and technical education and training in Africa.
SADC can create a prosperous environment for citizens and especially the youth, Economic Commission for Africa
22-08-2017 | 16:03:08
Africa cannot afford to leave its development agenda to the whims of unpredictable factors that are beyond its control, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has said.
Absa Bank Limited and China Development Bank conclude a $100 million agreement targeting SMEs
18-08-2017 | 11:45:29
Absa Bank Limited, a subsidiary of the Barclays Africa Group, has successfully concluded a five year $100 million Special Facility Agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB).
[Startup Interview] Hope Okoronkwo, Founder, L’insoumis Ghana Ltd
18-08-2017 | 09:11:00
Africa Business Communities interviews Hope Okoronkwo, the founder and CEO of L’insoumis Ghana Ltd. The startup has cut a niche in the menswear business targeting executives.
Namibia, South Africa and Botswana entrepreneurs to benefit from $3 million Stanford Graduate School of Business program
17-08-2017 | 14:30:00
Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced a $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.
[Startup Interview] Axel Peyriere, Co-Founder, AfricarGroup
15-08-2017 | 12:58:00
Axel Peyriere is co-founder of the number one car classifieds websites in Africa, the AfricarGroup, which covers 22 countries and translated into 10 local dialects of the continent. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
[Startup Interview] Brenda Achere, Chief Engagement Officer, Africa, MEDxCare
07-08-2017 | 13:31:00
Brenda Achere is Engagement Manager for Africa at MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital health solution headquartered in The Netherlands.
500 Liberian students receive training, start apprenticeships
07-08-2017 | 13:28:04
Around 500 Liberian students have received technical and vocational training at the Japan Heavy Equipment Operator School in Kakata, the capital of the coastal county of Margibi.
Nigerian startup Flutterwave gets over $10m boost from Greycroft Partners and Green Visor
07-08-2017 | 10:57:00
Nigerian owned and San Francisco based payment startup Flutterwave has announced it secured over USD10 million from Greycroft Partners and Green Visor.
[Startup Interview] Nena Okeke, Founder, Tai-tas Insperasa, Nigeria
02-08-2017 | 14:13:00
Nena Okeke is synonymous with resilience and diversity. Having set up her startup in 2008, it took her six years to see it finally up and running.
Google to grant South African and Nigerian Startups $2.5m
31-07-2017 | 09:24:00
Google has announced that initial grants of $2.5m will be given to the nonprofit arms of African startups Gidi Mobile and Siyavula, both of which provide free access to learning for 400,000 low-income students in Nigeria and South Africa.
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur moves to Ghana and raises $4.8 Million for start up
28-07-2017 | 16:34:00
Since repatriating to Ghana, Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form LOGIQUE, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.
Five Kenyan youth qualify for the inaugural global Future Leaders Connect initiative
28-07-2017 | 08:43:00
Five young Kenyans will be among 50 global finalists in the inaugural Future Leaders Connect, an initiative of the British Council that seeks to create a pool of outstanding policy leaders who can create positive differences in their home countries.
[South Africa] Startup platform, Linebooker, cuts freight transport costs by 12% for clients
27-07-2017 | 11:00:00
Linebooker, a Cape Town based online bidding platform in the freight transport sector, has produced an average saving of 12% for its clients since it launched five months ago.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma launches $10 million African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
27-07-2017 | 10:59:36
Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma has announced the creation of a $10 million African Young Entrepreneurs Fund,
Seed Academy releases results of South Africa’s largest entrepreneurial survey
27-07-2017 | 10:18:00
More impactful business development support that provides entrepreneurs with robust business basics is needed to increase small business success rates, while a decline in youth owned businesses has emerged as cause for concern in South Africa.
[Startup Interview] Damian Avar, Founder, DoctorsHub, Nigeria
25-07-2017 | 13:11:00
Damian Avar is a medical doctor, social entrepreneur and health business consultant. He founded DoctorsHub Nigeria, a digital-based, simplfied platform to access medical consultation for Nigerians.
[Startup Interview] Ebenezer Adjei, Founder, Unicorn Microsystems Limited, Ghana
25-07-2017 | 10:52:00
Unicorn Microsystem Limited, a Ghana based IT start up has since its inception three years ago been on an overdrive to tap into the growing IT needs of a burgeoning SME clientele.
[Startup Interview] Chika Uzor, Founder, GlamAfric, Nigeria
21-07-2017 | 08:52:00
Chika Uzor is the brains behind a Nigeria based entity keen on addressing the problems faced by women of colour face in makeup, beauty and wellness.
Kenya joins UNCTAD’s Empretec Network promoting entrepreneurship
20-07-2017 | 15:32:27
Kenya is poised to join a United Nations-led programme that helps promote entrepreneurship by building capacity for small businesses around the globe.
Rwanda and World Bank sign agreement to expand acquisition of quality skills
19-07-2017 | 10:45:22
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank have signed a $ 120 million to support the expansion of opportunities for the acquisition of quality, market-relevant skills in selected economic sectors.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: The creative industry can champion sustainable consumption
18-07-2017 | 10:34:00
Our quest to attain a green economy should be broad-based and inclusive. But we cannot achieve this if the vision of sustainability is not shared by every one of us.
[Burkina Faso] PSUP invests in women and youth to deliver basic urban services
17-07-2017 | 08:40:49
A project targeting some 30,000 residents of located in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso are seeing the fruits of development initiatives resulting from a $100,000 Community Managed Fund project.
[South Sudan] Small businesses to build resilience with UNIDO, Japan project
14-07-2017 | 08:06:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have launched a project to increase resilience and self-help capacities of South Sudan communities.
[Startup Interview] Lateef Apau Wiredu, CEO and Owner, Ilaha Ghana Company Ltd
11-07-2017 | 10:05:00
Often regarded as one of the orphan crops as more farmers abandon it for more modern crops, the West African yam is making a big come back and conquering international markets thanks to the value addition efforts of Lateef Apau Wiredu, the owner and CEO of Ilaha Ghana Company Limited
[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo
06-07-2017 | 14:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands
Zimbabwe SMEs receive World Bank, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe support
06-07-2017 | 08:08:00
The World Bank Group, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, and the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund have commenced a three-day conference on Small and Medium Enterprise Finance in Zimbabwe.
AfDB focuses on fashion industry to create jobs for millions of women and youth in Africa
06-07-2017 | 07:55:03
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for the empowerment of small and medium operators in the textiles, apparel and accessories sectors as a deliberate job creation strategy.
Nigerian entrepreneurs graduate from GE Lagos Garage Training Program
06-07-2017 | 07:47:02
General Electric, the world’s premiere Digital Industrial Company has announced the graduation of the third batch of 28 young Nigerian entrepreneurs from its Lagos Garage.
KAM, GIZ launch TVET Programme in Central Kenya
05-07-2017 | 13:09:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers in partnership with German Corporation for International Development (GIZ) have launched the Technical and Vocational Education and Training programme in Central Kenya.
[Startup Interview] Stella Sigana, Executive Director, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya
05-07-2017 | 12:01:00
A beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya has, in the two years since its inception, made significant leaps in energy production and environmental conservation.
Mastercard invests in 160 South African young female entrepreneurs
05-07-2017 | 10:49:34
More than 160 out-of-school, unemployed or self-employed young women between the ages of 18 and 35 have graduated from the Junior Achievement South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme 2017.
Souk At-tanmia builds capacity of 450 young entrepreneurs in Tunisia
04-07-2017 | 08:07:44
In order to improve the support services provided to Tunisian entrepreneurs countrywide, Souk At-tanmia’s partnership has launched a capacity-building program for public and civil actors operating in the field of entrepreneurship in Tunisia.
[South Africa] Fintech startup, ThisIsMe, sets new African record - FICA in under three minutes
03-07-2017 | 09:48:00
An African record has been set for the The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) process which used to take anywhere from two days to two weeks.
African Startups wanted for interviews!
28-06-2017 | 16:09:00
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa.
Nigerian startup, Tizeti, receives $2.1m in funding
27-06-2017 | 11:01:00
Nigerian Startup, Tizeti and its consumer facing brand, Wifi.com.ng has announced that it has closed on seed funding of $2.1 million from international investors.
Dutch fintech, FACTS, scales up activities in East Africa
22-06-2017 | 10:51:00
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
[South Africa] Fintech startup Direct Debit launches E-Mandate
20-06-2017 | 11:06:00
Fintech startup Direct Debit recently launched E-Mandate, a valid electronic agreement that allows customers to sign and authorise debit orders and recurring payment transactions online from any web-enabled device.
The Queen of England to honour three young Ghanaians with Queen’s Young Leaders Award
14-06-2017 | 14:54:00
Her Majesty The Queen will present a Queen’s Young Leaders Award to three exceptional young people from Ghana at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on Thursday 29th June.
Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of €50m devoted to startups in Africa
12-06-2017 | 13:59:00
Orange is strengthening its corporate venture strategy by creating a new Africa section in its flagship programme for investment in start-ups, Orange Digital Ventures.
Zeno Ventures backs Tizeti to bring unlimited Wifi to Africa
23-05-2017 | 11:38:31
Venture capital firm, Zeno Ventures, has closed an investment in Tizeti Inc., a Menlo Park, CA and Lagos, Nigeria based startup that participated in the latest batch of Y Combinator.
GE joins Women in Global Health Movement to celebrate exemplary women leaders in global healthcare
23-05-2017 | 10:18:16
The Women in Global Health (WGH) Movement honored Kenya’s Mercy Owuor of Lwala Community Alliance alongside 12 other women at the movement’s “Heroines of Health” gala event that took place last evening in the Swiss Capital Geneva, on the margins of the ongoing World Health Assembly.
Mastercard and INJAZ Egypt unveil five new startups as part of the women entrepreneurship program
17-05-2017 | 13:59:03
After a long journey that lasted six months since the launch of the program and a day full of excitement, creativity, talent and top class competition, Mastercard and INJAZ Egypt announced the five winning teams of the “Mastercard Women’s Entrepreneurship Program”.
Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge across Africa
17-05-2017 | 10:33:56
Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The Bots for Messenger Challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger.
[Nigeria] She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women run businesses with Work in Progress Alliance
15-05-2017 | 16:13:00
She Leads Africa has announced applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs.
[Column] Njideka Harry: Entrepreneur out of necessity: women in Africa
09-05-2017 | 16:50:48
Aishat designs and makes shoes. Charity makes clothes and embellishes fabrics. Doren owns a flourishing purified water sachet delivery business.Despite these and many other inspiring women entrepreneurs we work with in Nigeria, there are clear obstacles to reaching this point of success for many women.
[Ghana] Scania unveils first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians
09-05-2017 | 12:43:07
Scania has established Ghana's first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians. Scania and other industry partners will provide in-kind and personnel support with additional funding from the German Corporation for International Cooperation, GIZ.
CNN initiative shaping Kenya’s creative future
28-04-2017 | 14:00:00
Inside Africa on CNN International reports from the Kibera district of Nairobi, an area which is home to around a quarter of a million people, but also a rising performing arts programme in Africa’s largest slum.
[Kenya] Stanbic Bank launches financial literacy programme for its SME customers
28-04-2017 | 06:40:00
Stanbic Bank has launched a training and mentoring programme for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in partnership with Strathmore Business School.
[South Africa] Training programme targets thousands of youth in artisanal and skilled trade sectors
28-04-2017 | 06:35:00
Artisan Training Institute (ATI), a leading technical skills training organization and the MasterCard Foundation have partnered to launch a program that will bolster the capacity of Training, Vocational, and Educational Training institutions (TVETs) to provide quality education to young people in South Africa’s artisanal and skilled trades sectors.
Innovate Ventures Re-Runs Successful Tech Accelerator for Somali Startups
25-04-2017 | 07:17:49
Innovate Ventures is running for a second year their highly successful tech start-up accelerator – The Innovate Accelerator.
African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference
21-04-2017 | 10:48:48
Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, on 18 and 19 April.
World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs
21-04-2017 | 10:18:57
The World Bank Group launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Interview] Ekene Okechukwu, Founder, Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria
06-04-2017 | 13:41:00
Ekene Okechukwu is Founder of Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria's social marketplace for online sellers and buyers.
South African team emerges runner-up in Mozilla’s equal rating innovation challenge
06-04-2017 | 11:10:08
Free Public WiFi has been announced as the “Runner-Up” in Mozilla’s Equal Rating Innovation Challenge with a funding award of US$75,000.
[Nigeria] Lidya raises funding to expand access to capital for underserved small businesses
05-04-2017 | 16:30:57
Lidya, a leading fintech platform based in Nigeria, has announced that it has closed a US$1.25 million seed funding round to further its mission of easing access to finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Africa.
East African entrepreneurs to benefit from $100 million European Investment Bank investment
31-03-2017 | 06:34:00
The European Investment Bank has signed two new credit lines for East-Africa for a total of approximately $100 million to be made available through Equity Bank and HFC Limited to support smaller local projects in Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and Uganda.
Ugandan Entrepreneur launches NoScrunchie in the UK, to empower African Caribbean Hair Businesses
27-03-2017 | 13:30:00
For years Leillah Sekalala struggled to find a consistently good salon for her Afro hair and would often find that her social circle had the same problem.
Tony Elumelu Foundation 2017 Entrepreneurship Program announces selection
27-03-2017 | 10:37:33
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Program.
509 Micro, small and medium enterprises trained under Seychelles MSME Development Project
22-03-2017 | 06:56:00
Some 509 micro, small and medium enterprises development (MSME) owners graduated and received certificates of participation after attending two business development courses organized by the Seychelles Enterprise Promotion Agency
Tony Elumelu Speaks on Africapitalism to youths at Ghana’s leading institution
21-03-2017 | 11:21:02
Tony Elumelu visited Ghana as the first stop of his UBA tour of Africa, propagating the ideal of Africapitalism.
[South Africa] CNH Industrial inaugurates new TechPro2 youth training program
20-03-2017 | 09:27:17
TechPro2, the youth training initiative promoted globally by CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), sees its latest installment launch in Johannesburg, South Africa.
30,000 Senegalese youth to receive work readiness skills training
20-03-2017 | 09:15:00
Education Development Center (EDC) and The MasterCard Foundation are set to announce a $15M, five-year project that will help more than 30,000 Senegalese youth develop the skills they need to secure jobs or start a business.
[Nigeria] GE partners with Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage
07-03-2017 | 16:35:17
General Electric and leading entrepreneurship The Tony Elumelu Foundation have announced a partnership that would allow up to 25 Tony Elumelu EF Entrepreneurs to participate in a dedicated 4-week advanced manufacturing training program every year at GE’s Lagos Garage – a hub for advanced manufacturing-based innovation, strategy development, idea generation and collaboration
[Egypt] Innoventures launches “Startup Reactor” Fourth Cycle in Partnership with VC4A and SRI
06-03-2017 | 09:52:00
Innoventures has just opened applications for the fourth cycle of its accelerator program ‘Startup Reactor’ in partnership with VC4A after a successful third cycle and its grand finale last December.
European Union and ITC to launch the Gambia Youth Empowerment Project in Banjul
06-02-2017 | 09:30:00
The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project will officially be launched in Banjul on 9 February, as a joint initiative of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the European Union in partnership with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Employment