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Rockwell Automation names Susana Gonzalez President, EMEA Region
12-11-2018 | 07:12:00
Rockwell Automation has named Susana Gonzalez president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Water access and economic growth nexus
08-11-2018 | 11:50:00
For every $7 spent on water and sanitation, a community receives $30 worth of benefits according to the World Health Organization.
AfDB, FinDev Canada prioritize climate, agribusiness and gender in a new agreement
08-11-2018 | 11:34:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FinDev Canada – the Canadian government’s development finance institution have agreed to collaborate in joint transaction opportunities, external partnerships and best practice to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.
Aya Chebbi appointed African Union’s youth envoy
06-11-2018 | 06:31:49
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has appointed Ms. Aya Chebbi from Tunisia as his Envoy for the Youth.
African Development Bank collaborates with Africa women entrepreneurs
06-11-2018 | 05:53:00
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program has signed a financial procedures agreement with the World Bank-led Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi).
50 Million African Women Speak project launched in DR Congo
02-11-2018 | 10:52:33
The Democratic Republic of Congo government has indicated its support for the 50 Million African Women Speak project which has now officially been launched in the country.
[Ghana] Asanko Gold launches women in mining empowerment initiative
24-10-2018 | 13:12:12
International mining company Asanko Gold Inc. has launched the Asanko Women in Mining “Botae Pa Initiative” at the Asanko Gold Mine, AGM, in Ghana, West Africa.
Amref Health Africa receives royal award for international cooperation
23-10-2018 | 13:48:00
Amref Health Africa (global) and the Amref Health Africa office in Spain received the Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation in Oviedo, Spain at a ceremony officiated by the King of Spain Felipe VI.
COMESA launches 50 Million African Women Speak Project in Seychelles
22-10-2018 | 11:55:46
COMESA has launched the 50 Million Africa Women Speak project in Seychelles during a two-day stakeholdolder engagement held at Savoy Hotel. .
AfDB invests $50million in Nigerian SMEs and women owned enterprises
19-10-2018 | 06:45:54
The African Development Bank has approved a $50 million line of credit to Nigeria's Fidelity Bank Plc to support small and medium sized, and women-owned enterprises in selected transformative sectors.
New CARE report ranks worst refugee crises for girls
16-10-2018 | 11:57:00
Amid an unprecedented global refugee crisis, girls are suffering the most, according to a new report released on International Day of the Girl by the humanitarian organization CARE.
Louise Mushikiwabo is elected Secretary General of La Francophonie
15-10-2018 | 05:04:00
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Rwanda, Louise Mushikiwabo, has been appointed the new Secretary General of La Francophonie.
Farafena’s entry into Canada a boost for African women farmers
03-10-2018 | 09:57:35
Farafena, a company offering nutrient-dense, African-grown and sustainable products, has expanded across Canada with its products now accessible across Canada, including 500 Loblaw stores.
Nestlé renews commitment to Kenyan coffee farmers through training
02-10-2018 | 09:12:00
Food and beverage company Nestlé has renewed its commitment to restore Kenyan coffee glory through continued technical support and training for existing and potential farmers.
Gender gaps in African agriculture hold back progress, FAO
27-09-2018 | 12:06:10
Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed.
Madagascar set to implement 50 Million African Women Speak Project
26-09-2018 | 06:56:19
Madagascar is set to implement the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) project following the successful stakeholders’ engagement.
[Egypt] IFC, Banque Misr ink new deal to support female entrepreneurs
25-09-2018 | 06:40:12
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with Banque Misr, Egypt’s second-largest bank, to help expand the number of women-led businesses in its SME Banking portfolio.
Aurecon appoints Graça Sim-Sim country manager for Rwanda
18-09-2018 | 08:20:00
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed Graça Sim-Sim as its Country Manager for Rwanda.
Nigeria, SA and Ivory Coast are Africa's highest reading populations
11-09-2018 | 08:22:00
Opera and Worldreader, the global nonprofit that believes everyone can be a reader, announced on the International Literacy Day that African mobile users have spent more than 4 millions hours of reading books on their mobile phones in 2018.
Eswatini welcomes the 50 Million African Women Speak project
04-09-2018 | 06:22:25
Stakeholders in the Kingdom of Eswatini have welcomed the introduction of the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) project following a two-day workshop conducted by COMESA.
[Kenya] National Construction Week to support govt's big four agenda
30-08-2018 | 12:10:53
Kenya’s second National Construction Week at Kenyatta International Convention Centre from 7-9 November 2018, is set to enhance contribution of the construction industry towards the Big Four Agenda.
[South Africa] ​​​​​​Pink Tax causes financial pain
30-08-2018 | 09:50:00
Basic toiletries, grooming products, medical screenings and haircuts are some of the items that see women spending hundreds to thousands of rands more than their male counterparts.
[Kenya] Horticulture project benefits over 1,000 women led households
24-08-2018 | 06:10:00
Kenya has one of the most dynamic and innovative economies in sub-Saharan Africa.
[Column] Michael Hailu: Focus on youth, women will boost agribusiness
22-08-2018 | 09:36:00
There are two strong arguments why we need to get greater women and youth involvement in agriculture – pragmatic and strategic.
Nestlé Ghana appoints Philomena Tan managing director
20-08-2018 | 08:30:00
Nestlé Ghana has appointed Mrs. Philomena Tan, Business Executive Officer (BEO) for MILO® in Malaysia and Singapore as its new Managing Director.
COMESA targets women entrepreneurs with digital networking platform
14-08-2018 | 06:41:51
The designing process of the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) Digital Platform for women entrepreneurs has commenced following the kick-off workshop held at the COMESA Secretariat in Lusaka, Zambia.
Baker McKenzie lawyers discuss the role of women in law in Africa
09-08-2018 | 07:24:39
Bridgett Majola and Itumeleng Mukhovha, lawyers at global law firm Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg, have both been included on the list of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 outstanding young South Africans in recent years.
Senegal women revitalize rural economy with food processing
07-08-2018 | 11:30:04
Seven years ago five women from Khelcom Birane, a village in central Senegal, set up a farming cooperative with only $10.
[Interview] Marcia Ashong, Founder, TheBoardroom Africa
03-08-2018 | 10:26:00
Marcia Ashong, of Ghanaian nationality, is an entrepreneur with experience in upstream oil and gas law, project management, consulting and business development. She founded TheBoardroom Africa, an outfit dedicated to increasing female boardroom participation in Africa, with her co-founder Tamsin Jones.
Mary Chinery-Hesse becomes first female Chancellor University of Ghana
02-08-2018 | 09:29:00
Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse has been sworn into office as the Chancellor of the University of Ghana.
[Interview] Duduzile Mkhwanazi, CEO, Project Isizwe, South Africa
30-07-2018 | 10:58:00
Duduzile Mkhwanazi is the Chief Executive Officer of South African non-profit organization, Project Isizwe, an organization dedicated to bringing internet access to the populace.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards self-dependence, reduced importation
27-07-2018 | 12:34:00
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.
[Ethiopia] Ethio Telecom appoints Frehiwot Tamiru new CEO
27-07-2018 | 08:54:00
The board of directors of Ethiopia's lone telecom company, Ethio Telecom, appointed new CEO, Frehiwot Tamiru, replacing Andualem Admassie, who served for five years.
TheBoardroom Africa to double Female Boardroom Representation by 2028
23-07-2018 | 09:30:00
The negative effects of gender inequality across the world are a serious issue that institutions and corporations across Africa can no longer avoid.
Forbes coach launches S. Africa tour for national women’s month
11-07-2018 | 07:07:00
American Founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC and Forbes Coach, Tamiko Cuellar, will be launching a 4-city "Own Your Brilliance! Tour throughout South Africa and Namibia for aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs.
African Women Leadership Fund to bolster women-owned businesses
04-07-2018 | 07:51:45
ECA’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe announced that plans are underway to set up the African Women Leadership Fund to help speed up the growth of women-led businesses around the Continent.
[Kenya Business Week] Gauging regional growth through Kenya’s prism
28-06-2018 | 06:58:00
As one of East Africa’s big brothers in economic growth and development, Kenya has this week continued to attract praise and investment with its landmark investments delivering impressive payoffs.
Peace Hyde opens Aim Higher Africa skills acquisition centre in Lagos
26-06-2018 | 08:14:00
Peace Hyde has opened another branch of her innovative entrepreneurship development and skills acquisition non-profit, Aim Higher Africa in Lagos.
COMESA unveils the 50 Million African Women Speak Project in Malawi
25-06-2018 | 08:42:00
COMESA has successfully launched the 50 Million African Women Speak (50MWS) project, a women economic empowerment initiative, in Malawi.
[Kenya] Flora Mutahi appointed to the UN Global Compact board
22-06-2018 | 09:32:29
The CEO of Melvin Marsh International Limited and the chairlady of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers Flora Mutahi has been appointed to the board of the United Nations Global Compact.
Tunisia banks’ credit to women can drive economic growth, IFC report
22-06-2018 | 06:47:00
By ramping up their lending to female entrepreneurs, banks in Tunisia could dramatically increase their profits while also driving economic growth across the country, says a new report from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
[Zambia] Lusaka City Council launches social inclusion policy
20-06-2018 | 06:16:33
The Lusaka City Council has launched a Social Inclusion and Gender Policy aimed at ensuring that Council promotes a conducive and enabling working environment and ensures that its services reach all intended beneficiaries.
High performing Ghana firms have gender balanced boards, IFC report
19-06-2018 | 13:32:04
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO), have released a study that demonstrates that better performing companies in Ghana tend to have more gender-balanced boards.
[Tanzania] Fund and training to boost women agroprocessing initiatives
14-06-2018 | 13:05:00
More than sixty women and women’s groups involved in agricultural processing in the most impoverished areas of Tanzania will receive commercial and technology training to boost their productivity and profitability.
[Kenya] Farah Esmail builds name and fame in fitness business
08-06-2018 | 09:15:00
At a time when Kenya is enjoying a boom in the business of fitness buoyed by a growing middle class keen on their health, women are trailblazing in moving fitness beyond hobby to career.
IFC invests in Bank of Africa to expand SME lending in eight countries
04-06-2018 | 13:14:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa Group’s lending to small and medium enterprises in eight African countries.
COMESA 50 Million African Women Project implementation commences in member states
28-05-2018 | 06:57:00
COMESA has begun to engage member States on the implementation of the 50 Million African Women Speak project, a women empowerment project funded by the African Development Bank.
[Startup interview] Mary Mwangi, Founder and CEO, Data Integrated Limited, Kenya
24-05-2018 | 10:02:00
We have gained good traction especially in the transport sector, we were able to process over 5million transactions and about $40 million dollars in 2017 on our platform.
ITC launches Netherlands Trust Fund IV project to increase the competitiveness of technology companies in Uganda
24-05-2018 | 08:26:58
The NTF IV project is designed to scale up companies, provide more end-to-end solutions, engage more start-ups, and ultimately be one of the key drivers of the development of Uganda’s IT sector
Bridging the digital divide by empowering Girls in ICT
15-05-2018 | 14:26:00
The digital gap between men and women is widening and the divide is reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities
Congolese young woman develops new alternative technology to equalise battery power
10-05-2018 | 10:29:00
A Congolese young woman has developed a new alternative technology that could lead to longer-life batteries for EVs and is also relevant to grid stations, satellites and other energy storage systems.
East Africa women grapple with unemployment, trade barriers, UNCTAD report
09-05-2018 | 14:06:44
East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women economically in the region, thanks to improvements in education, employment and other key areas.
IFC, Daltex partner to boost opportunities for Egyptian women in agribusiness
08-05-2018 | 08:56:15
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Daltex, an agribusiness producer in Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase economic opportunities for its women employees and smallholder farmers.
Microsoft co-op with Egyptian ministries, NGOs to train 1,500 women in STEM
08-05-2018 | 07:55:00
Microsoft Egypt has launched a female empowerment campaign dubbed #MakeWhatsNext designed to encourage young females to consider careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related industries.
Economic Commission for Africa set to launch $500 million fund for African women entrepreneurs
02-05-2018 | 08:51:00
The Economic Commission for Africa is establishing a fund to promote African women entrepreneurs as economic and business leaders, the institution’s Executive Secretary Vera Songwe has said.
Somalia targets girls in new ICT initiative
27-04-2018 | 07:00:38
Somalia has celebrated this year’s Girls in ICT day with the launch of an initiative to create gender parity in Somalia’s ICT industry.
Events held worldwide to inspire girls and young women to consider careers in ICT
26-04-2018 | 14:02:00
Access to digital technologies enable girls and young women to benefit from increased employment and business opportunities
[Kenya] Vanguard entrepreneur catapults African jewellery to international stardom
23-04-2018 | 11:30:00
Entrepreneurs across Africa are using innovative design skills to create an international buzz.
[Interview] Maria E. Auma, Managing Partner, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda
23-04-2018 | 09:00:00
Maria E. Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and finance expert. She is currently the Managing Partner of Blue Luxury Investments, an investment management firm based in Kampala, Uganda.
Lipton partners with WE to support 80,000 female tea farmers in Kenya
23-04-2018 | 06:10:00
Global refreshment brand Lipton and charity organization WE have partnered to empower 80,000 women in tea farming communities across Kenya by providing them access to financial and business skills training.
[Column] Caroline Ndungu: Women economic empowerment key to gender equality
20-04-2018 | 06:05:00
Much of the 20th Century has been characterized by the agitation for the promotion of equality and equity for women who for a long time have played at the periphery of society.
[Column] Oyinkan Adewale: Women Entrepreneurs in an Emerging Economy- Running a Bankable Business
16-04-2018 | 10:13:00
In 2017, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was 0.83% (compared to a decline of 1.58% in 2016). In the second quarter of 2017, the country officially emerged from arecession which had lasted about a year.
Twenty percent of South African firms have no women in senior roles, report
13-04-2018 | 10:30:00
While the overall business environment for women appears to be improving in South Africa, there is a clear divide between businesses that are gender-equitable and those that aren’t.
Expedite hearing of refinery-affected people's court case
12-04-2018 | 08:43:00
The denial of justice to the refinery-affected people by the High Court judges has led to the perpetration of injustices and human rights abuses that no justice-minded judicial officer should subject any citizen,” said Mr. Innocent Tumwebaze.
RwandAir partners with Question Coffee to create economic opportunities for women in Rwanda
11-04-2018 | 09:46:28
RwandAir and Question Coffee have announced a ground breaking partnership to serve Rwandan specialty coffee on all of RwandAir flights with over 2 million cups to be offered in the next 2 years.
Access Bank signs $25 million facility with FMO, targets women entrepreneurs
04-04-2018 | 12:04:00
Access Bank Ghana has entered into a partnership with its long standing financial partner, FMO, the Dutch Development Bank, for a $25 million facility to boost its lending capacity.
Kenya most improved in removing legal barriers against women, World Bank Group report
04-04-2018 | 06:31:35
Despite daunting challenges, several economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are making progress in enacting laws that promote equality between men and women, says the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report.
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Gulf African Bank ink deal to boost women, youth and persons with disabilities owned SMEs
27-03-2018 | 06:16:01
Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Gulf African Bank (GAB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with aimed at boosting economic inclusion, empowerment of women, youth and persons with disabilities owned SME’s.
[Kenya] Women industrialists map out ways to drive industrial growth
26-03-2018 | 13:18:00
Women industrialists have come together to map out ways in which they can drive industrial growth in the manufacturing sector.
[Interview] Funke E. Adeniji, Founder, Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative, UK
26-03-2018 | 10:50:00
The Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE) was founded in 2012 by British/Nigerian Funke E. Adeniji, who began playing basketball in her teens, working her way up from collegiate level basketball in the UK to division 1, the UK’s premiere league for women.
Women entrepreneurs making headway in South Africa, but roadblocks remain, Mastercard Index
26-03-2018 | 06:57:19
While South Africa has made progress in reducing the gender bias for women engaging in early stage entrepreneurial activities, the number of women business owners remains constrained by a lack of entrepreneurial intent.
[South Africa] IFC commits to support initiatives that create jobs, build SMEs and work with women
23-03-2018 | 08:45:24
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed to expand support for initiatives in South Africa that help address persistent challenges in job creation, especially for young people and women.
SAP appoints Cathy Smith as Managing Director for Africa
12-03-2018 | 11:18:00
SAP Africa today announced the appointment of Cathy Smith as Managing Director. Cathy brings more than 25 years of leadership and technology experience to the role and is the first female leader of SAP Africa.
TradeMark East Africa and Uganda trade ministry commit to renew efforts to empower women in trade
12-03-2018 | 07:53:37
More than 4,776 women in Uganda have benefited from a TradeMark East Africa Women and Trade programme since 2015. They are part of the 25,000 women across East Africa who have directly benefited from the programme.
Women in Ghana own 46 per cent of businesses, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs
09-03-2018 | 11:29:25
Following the release of the Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship, it has been revealed that 46.4 percent of businesses in Ghana are owned by women, making it one of the top performing African countries highlighted in the index.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Women and the future of manufacturing
09-03-2018 | 08:53:45
The world of manufacturing is beginning to realize the value of women’s participation for its advancement, as it transforms through technology and rapid digitization.
Nestle Kenya celebrates gender equality at work by signing UN Women Empowerment Principles
08-03-2018 | 08:49:00
Nestlé Kenya has joined thousands other companies from across the globe in signing the UN Women Empowerment Principles as the company commemorated the 2018 International Women’s Day.
Madagascar receives $45 million from World Bank to promote financial inclusion of Individuals and small enterprises
06-03-2018 | 08:58:21
The World Bank has approved a $45 million International Development Association credit to promote the financial inclusion of individuals and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Madagascar.
Afreximbank ready to assist Egyptian business women expand into rest of Africa
06-03-2018 | 06:32:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) can support Egyptian business women in expanding their trading activities into other African countries.
[South Africa] IFC extends $100 million in finance to FNB to expand SME lending
07-02-2018 | 07:17:39
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced new financing of R1.2 billion, $100 million, to support FNB’s lending to small and medium enterprises, with a focus on women-owned businesses.
[Nigeria] NNPC to partner Women Body in promoting study of Engineering among female children
18-01-2018 | 09:47:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says it is ready to collaborate with the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) to encourage female children to study Engineering.
Nadine Tinen appointed to lead the Sub Saharan Francophone Africa region for PwC France and Francophone Africa
21-12-2017 | 06:35:54
Nadine Tinen has been named Regional Senior Partner of PwC Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa , thus also joining the Territory Leadership Team for PwC France & Francophone Africa. Appointed on 1 July 2017. She takes over from Edouard Messou.
Bluedrop builds entrepreneurial capacity of Nigeria and Tanzania women in clean energy
20-12-2017 | 08:15:00
Bluedrop Learning Networks, a division of Bluedrop Performance Learning has secured a contract with Solar Sister to scale and build the capacity of their Associates in Nigeria and Tanzania.
New UN initiative seeks to build resilience of Sahel women and youth through smart agriculture
14-12-2017 | 11:25:51
A new United Nations initiative, aimed at building the resilience of a million women and youth in the Sahel to climate impacts through smart agriculture, has been launched at the One Planet Summit
[Egypt] The Almas Jiwani Foundation announces new strategic partnership with Lions Legacy International
12-12-2017 | 11:18:00
The Almas Jiwani Foundation has announced a new strategic partnership with Lions Legacy International.
Women, youth and SMEs to benefit from African Development Bank’s $100 million loan to Mauritius
12-12-2017 | 05:35:32
Thousands of small and medium enterprises in Mauritius will benefit from a US $100-million loan to the country from the African Development Bank.
Engaging Africa’s young girls with technology
13-11-2017 | 12:17:00
Young girls in Africa face overwhelming barriers to education caused by socio and economic challenges, widening the gender gap.
Visa launches foundation targeting growth of global MSMEs with initial focus on Nigeria and Egypt
25-10-2017 | 06:08:00
Global payments technology company Visa has launched the newly-incorporated Visa Foundation that will prioritize the growth of micro and small enterprises around the world, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.
[Column] Flora Mutahi: Women and Future of Work: Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
23-10-2017 | 12:15:00
The onset of new technological inventions is always underpinned by ambivalence at best, and at worst, fear and alarm.
50 Million Women Speak Digital Platform set to create digital value that underpins Africa’s future economic transformation
20-10-2017 | 11:36:26
Online platforms can dramatically change the digital economy and bring enormous benefits in today's digital society.
Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Coca Cola Africa Foundation expand collaboration in Africa
06-10-2017 | 06:29:00
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 | 12:20:00
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.
Samsung grows young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Ghana
02-10-2017 | 11:16:00
40 employees from Samsung's headquarters in South Korea have gathered in Accra to take part in the company's annual Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP).
ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN unveils project for women led sustainable energy enterprises in West Africa
21-09-2017 | 10:12:06
ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa.
[Column] Mariam Abdullahi: The top 4 digital transformation priorities for African telecoms operators
05-09-2017 | 07:49:00
After nearly two decades of uninhibited growth and profitability, African telecoms operators (telcos) are facing the converging forces of digital disruption.
French President Macron appoints AfDB’s Vanessa Moungar to new Presidential Council for Africa
05-09-2017 | 07:17:00
The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has appointed Vanessa Moungar, the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, to his Presidential Council for Africa.
[Startup Interview] Tope Hassan, Founder, ISOKO Africa, Nigeria
28-08-2017 | 22:43:00
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.
Sudan National Chapter for Women in Business launched
28-08-2017 | 11:07:54
The Federation of National Association of Women in Business (FEMCOM) has officially launched the Sudanese Business Women Secretariat as the FEMCOM National Chapter.
Masisizane fund boosts women entrepreneurs to benefit South Africa
23-08-2017 | 05:37:00
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.
[Interview] Kyle Moss, Government Affairs Program Manager, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
21-08-2017 | 10:03:00
Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.