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Equity Bank’s Group Executive talks philanthropy during Covid-19 at Africa.com Webinar

The webinar series draws the largest-ever gathering of African business leaders each week

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part of Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African…

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Graça Machel and Melinda Gates Call for Action for Women & Girls on Africa.com

The webinar will take place on Africa.com and the conversation will be moderated by Africa.com CEO, Teresa Clarke

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 18:30 - 19:00 South Africa time (SAST), Graça Machel and Melinda Gates will deliver a powerful call to action for public and private sector leaders to address gender equality as Africa undertakes its reconstruction efforts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The webinar will take…

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New analyses and insights on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s agricultural and food systems

Safeguarding Africa's Food Systems Through and Beyond the Crisis, features experts working with agricultural companies on development strategies

Africa.com, in collaboration with McKinsey & Co., will host the next session of Crisis Management for African Business Leaders on June 17. Safeguarding Africa's Food Systems Through and Beyond the Crisis, features experts working with agricultural companies on development strategies, introduction of technology and creating sustainable employment opportunities for the…

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Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. will Speak at Africa.com Webinar on Crisis Management for African Business Leaders

Africa.com’s webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, addresses the unprecedented challenges African executives are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic

The 82nd Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr., will provide opening remarks for the largest-ever gathering of senior African business leaders. The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. served President Barack Obama from 2009-2015, and is currently a partner at Covington & Burling, LLP. The panel, “Law…

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Meet the Winners of Africa.com’s Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19 Competition

A “Shark Tank” style competition

Six finalists were chosen from a wide field of applicants to compete on today’s Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19, a “Shark Tank” style contest in which entrepreneurs competed for prizes.  The judges for the competition were Juliet Ehimuan, Director, West Africa-Google; Andile Ngcaba, Founding Partner and Chairman of Convergence Partners;…

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Showcasing Brilliant African Innovation against COVID-19

Lion’s Den, a “Shark Tank” pitch style, impact competition

Join Lion’s Den on 27 May to vote for your favorite African entrepreneur innovating against COVID-19. The session is part of Africa.com’s ongoing webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, developed with faculty from Harvard Business School. Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19 is a pitch competition to showcase and…

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Poll Reveals Half of African Business Leaders Do Not Think that African Governments are Taking Women’s Issues into Consideration as They Develop Policies to Address COVID-19

28% think that African governments are taking women’s issues into consideration as they develop policies to address COVID-19. 25% had no opinion on the matter

In a live poll conducted by Africa.com on May 13 as part of its webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, 47% of webinar participants do not think that African governments are taking women’s issues into consideration as they develop policies to address COVID-19.  28% think that African governments…

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Africa.com Webinar Series to Feature Influential Women Leaders

Not Just Another Conversation About Women

In the next session of Crisis Management for African Business Leaders webinar series, Africa.com Chair and CEO, Teresa Clarke will lead a panel of influential women from a range of sectors. ‘Women are Proving to Be Great Leaders During COVID-19. Is this the Pathway to Power?’, led by Clarke promises…

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President of Ghana to speak at Africa.com Webinar on Crisis Management for African Business Leaders

Over 3,000 participants are expected from 81 countries - 41 countries on the African continent + 40 countries throughout the world

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will address what is possibly the largest ever gathering of senior African business leaders.  The media holding company, Africa.com, has produced a webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, to address the unprecedented challenges African executives are facing during the COVID-19…

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Poll reveals 70% of African businesses expect their revenues to decrease by more than 10% next month

Approximately 1,500 business leaders participated in the poll

In a live poll conducted by Africa.com on April 22 as part of its webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, nearly 70% of webinar participants predicted that their business revenue will decrease by more than 10% next month.  47% indicated that they expect their revenue to decrease by…