Educating The Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

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Carnegie Mellon University joins Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Build Future African Tech Leaders Carnegie Mellon University’s commitment to educating the next generation of African tech leaders and entrepreneurs received a boost tod [Read story...]

African Banker Awards Nominees 2016

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Winners to be revealed at awards ceremony during the African Development Bank annual meetings in Lusaka, Zambia on 25th May. The 10th African Banker Awards will be held in Lusaka, Zambia on 25th May. Shortlisted entries across categories have bee [Read story...]

Millions to Accelerate the Gabon Special Economic Zone

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Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is pleased to announce it is to invest up to US $140 million in the Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ). The GSEZ was created in 2010 to accelerate Gabon’s economic diversification and development and is a joint vent [Read story...]

New African Woman Awards 2016

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Winners Announced During Award Ceremony at Andaz Hotel in London Honouring Africa’s Most Influential Women Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Winnifred Selby and Almaz Ayana are among the top African game-changers, recognised tonight at the 2016 New Af [Read story...]

The Largest African Private Equity Gathering Globally

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The AVCA Annual Conference is the association’s flagship event, which provides the private equity and venture capital industry in Africa with an important platform to discuss the most pertinent opportunities and issues of the year. From small be [Read story...]

Statement of President Kikwete

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His Excellency President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the Republic of TanzaniaToday in Addis Ababa, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Deputy CEO, Anuradha Gupta announced a partnership on universal immunization with HE Jakaya Kikwete, the Con [Read story...]

African Women Say No To Tokenism, Demand Real Power

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First Ladies, business executives, celebrities in the film and music industries all feature in the February/March edition of New African Woman, dubbed “The Power Issue” as they share their views on who African women are and what they really want [Read story...]

NEPAD Council Calls for New Council Members

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Together we can make a dif erence NEPAD Council is a non­political and independent Non­Profit Organization (NGO) founded by African professionals and scholars with a pledge to support the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to achie [Read story...]

Africa Finance Corporation Expands Into East Africa

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Rwanda and Uganda brings AFC’s membership to 13 Andrew Alli, CEO of AFC Rwanda and Uganda are the first East African countries to become members of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure proje [Read story...]

The 23rd Annual Wharton Africa Business Forum


On November 13th – 15th Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) will host its 23rd annual conference, the longest running student-organized Africa-focused business discussion. With this year’s theme: “My Africa Story: Lessons in business, vision [Read story...]

Côte d’Ivoire Becomes 11th Member of AFC

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Côte d’Ivoire has become the newest member of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading international finance institution for financing infrastructure projects in Africa. This announcement comes at a time of stability and strong economic prog [Read story...]