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Harvard Professors to Lead 7-Week Online Course for Africa's Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The course is structured to equip participants with the necessary tools and insights to successfully navigate and excel in Africa's varied and dynamic markets

December 15 marks the exciting launch of enrollment for AfricaLive!, a ground-breaking 7-week online course meticulously designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the essential skills and insights for success in the rapidly evolving African business landscape. This highly anticipated program is the product of an extraordinary collaboration, bringing together the…

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Human Rights Watch has long been a beacon of hope and advocacy in Africa, consistently shining a spotlight on violations, inequalities, and injustices across the continent, a leading media company dedicated to showcasing the diverse stories and perspectives of the African continent, is proud to announce a collaboration with Human Rights Watch (HRW) in Africa. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the pursuit of human rights advocacy and awareness across the region. With…
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Climate XChange:Youth Dialogues

President Ruto of Kenya extends an invitation to youth across Africa and throughout the Diaspora to join the virtual event

In a landmark initiative, H.E. President William Ruto of the Republic of Kenya will spearhead a conversation on the urgent matter of climate change. Coinciding with the Africa Climate Summit 2023 in Nairobi, President Ruto will participate in a unique virtual event hosted by, emphasizing the importance of including…
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The Value of Big African Companies Led by Female Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) Outperform Benchmarks

Women led companies remain a rarity across Africa in spite of a growing body of evidence that more diverse management produces better results

While only 5% of companies listed on Africa’s 24 stock exchanges have a woman as CEO, those that do have a woman CEO outperform financially by a wide measure according to a new analysis by  To mark the evolution of’s Definitive List of Women CEOs, sponsored by Standard…

Source: | and Standard Bank Group Release the 2023 Definitive List of Women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs)

This year’s list of 93 women represents 17 countries who have qualified based on either large scale revenue or large scale market capitalization

The third annual Definitive List of Women CEOs (, sponsored by Standard Bank Group, was revealed on April 19, 2023 during a virtual event. No other list of  African business women running big businesses is grounded in this type of quantifiable research. The list is unique in that it…

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Join the Reveal of’s 2023 Definitive List of Women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) on Free Webinar April 19th

In addition to revealing the names, will present, for the first time, performance data showing how the share value in women-led companies compares to various indices

On April 19, 2023, to mark the evolution of’s ( Definitive List of Women CEOs, sponsored by Standard Bank Group, will host a webinar with free registration. In addition to revealing the names of the women who are on’s 2023 Definitive List of Women CEOs, will present,…
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Unspoken Rules for Future Chief Executive Officers (CEOs)

Free Training Workshop for women in the first five years of their corporate career ( is delivering free training for women early in their corporate careers. While the training is focused on women, men who would like to attend are welcome. The 90-minute virtual workshop will take place on Wednesday 5 April, 2023, starting at 16:00 South Africa time ( Enrollment is open to…

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Innovating Finance for Climate Change as Policymakers Gather for the United States - Africa Leaders Summit 2022

Sponsored by Bank of America and Africa Finance Corporation in collaboration with, Bank of America and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) are convening a high-level curated event to discuss innovating finance for climate change in Washington D.C. on December 15, during the U.S.- Africa Leaders Summit. The event will bring together a focus group of senior leaders to contribute to framing financial…
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Faculty of Harvard University and feature Online Course for Africans in food systems businesses

The online course will equip entrepreneurs across emerging economies with the skills they need to operate successful food systems businesses (, the women-led digital media organisation, is featuring an online course in conjunction with HarvardX and online course provider edX. The course Food Systems Live! Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies ( is slated to begin on January 23, 2023, and the “live” instruction will take place online every week for…

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Thousands Tune in Virtually to Hear Bill Gates on Innovating for Food Security & Climate Change in Africa

Registrants from 131 countries included 51 African countries and 80 countries in the rest of the world

The hybrid event was streamed live from University of Nairobi and hosted online by ( More than 15,000 people registered to join the virtual audience, the largest in's history for a single virtual event. Registrants from 131 countries included 51 African countries and 80 countries in the rest of…