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AFRICA.COM: Live from the World Economic Forum in Davos

One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles climate change, and the role that the public and private sector will play in addressing this pressing issue

This year, Africa Day coincides with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland.  African leaders, together with world leaders, are gathering to discuss critical issues of importance to Africa, and the world. One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles…

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Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila to Provide Mentoring Advice

Free for any woman in Africa, working in public service, in the first five years of her career

Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila will lead off the first pan-African virtual training program for women early in their government careers on Thursday, April 28th.  The training session is free to any woman in the first five years of her government career in any of the fifty-four countries in Africa,…

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Unspoken Rules for Women Climbing the Public Service Ladder in Africa

Free Training Workshop for Female Civil Servants

Africa.com (www.Africa.com) in partnership with The Coca-Cola Company launched the Women Heads of State Initiative (https://bit.ly/3Ok8jUP) last month, and as part of the initiative they are delivering unprecedented, free, open-enrollment, virtual training for women, early in their careers as government civil servants in any of Africa’s 54 countries. “Teresa Clarke, Chair…

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Introducing the 22 African Women Who Have Served as Head of State

Africa.com defines Women Heads of State as women who have served as president or prime minister, including Heads of State and Heads of Government

The role that women should play in shaping Africa’s present and future was a key theme from speakers of the Women Heads of State Initiative, co-convened by Africa.com and Coca-Cola Africa. The event introduced the world to the 22 women who have served as president or prime minister of an African…

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Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs expands by 50%

The list represents the women who run big business in Africa

Africa.com  (www.Africa.com) announced the second annual Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs on March 8, 2022, in line with International Women’s Day.  The list is a unique, data-driven research effort that highlights the women who lead big business in Africa.  The data for the effort is provided by Bloomberg. In…

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Women Heads of State Initiative Launches in Africa

A key dimension of the Women Heads of State Initiative is to build the capacity of emerging female leaders

Africa.com (www.Africa.com) announces an exciting new cross-media initiative in partnership with Coca-Cola Africa. This initiative recognizes current and former women Presidents and Prime Ministers.  The corresponding research identified not just high-profile personalities but the women who have served as president or prime minister of an African country for a minimum…

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What Women Chief Executive Officers in Africa Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence

The event is a one-stop, strategic business primer on AI, presented for a generalist, executive audience interested in Africa

To mark International Women’s Day, March 8, Africa.com (www.Africa.Com) is hosting an unprecedented virtual event, What Women CEOs in Africa Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence, in collaboration with Harvard Business School Professor Karim Lakhani and Harvard Business School Professor Tsedal Neeley.  The event will convene the 60+ women identified…

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Africa.com Launches Six-Part Podcast Series Addressing Africa’s Most Urgent Issues

Igniting Impact is a six-episode podcast series hosted by Africa.com Chair and Executive Editor Teresa Clarke

Africa.com is excited to announce they are joining forces with Standard Bank to address some of Africa’s most important challenges in a new podcast series launched this week. Igniting Impact (https://bit.ly/3EDFkFG) is a six-episode podcast series hosted by Africa.com Chair and Executive Editor Teresa Clarke. Each episode welcomes expert guests…

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Poll Reveals Insights About Women Succeeding in Corporate Africa

A panel of four women from the Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs discussed their experiences as black women executives in Africa

As part of its virtual summit on Women Leading Corporate Africa, Africa.com took a poll among its over 1,000 senior c-suite executive registrants. The poll asked two key questions about women in corporate Africa. The first question was, “Compared to the rest of the world, climbing the corporate ladder for women…

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Top 50 Women in Corporate Africa Revealed after Data-Driven Research

The list yielded many more women from South Africa than any other African country, followed by Nigeria and Kenya

In a major virtual summit with over 1,000 high level attendees, Africa.com revealed the names of the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa. The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs is distinguished in that it is data-driven. The researchers started by working with data provided by Bloomberg, and evaluating…