Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

By Louise Marsland 15 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

Peace agreements signed across Horn of Africa

'Wind of hope' blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord...

20 Sep 2018

Beacons to steer Africa's development along the right pathways

United Nations supports member states to align national development plans with Sustainable Development Goals...

20 Sep 2018

Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has officially announced the finalists for AWIEF Awards 2018...

18 Sep 2018

The One Club, Diageo North partners to promote diversity, inclusion and gender equality

The One Club for Creativity and Diageo North America announced a partnership to recognise and promote diversity, inclusion and gender equality among young global creatives...

14 Sep 2018

Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem

The 4th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces opening keynote speakers...

11 Sep 2018

Africa bids farewell to Kofi Annan

At Africa Hall, scores gather to pay homage to the legacy of a great African, a global icon, former UN secretary-general, Kofi Annan...

27 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: How brands with purpose unlock true business value

There's no denying purpose-led marketing is a hot topic at the moment, here's how your business can strive towards shared value...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2018

Ensuring all African businesses benefit from AfCFTA, Agenda 2030

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa promotes use of disruptive technology to enhance financial inclusion in Africa...

15 Aug 2018

The next decade of BRICS

Chinese president shares thoughts on world's next decade, at BRICS Business Forum...

30 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama

"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."

18 Jul 2018

Encourage young African entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation hosts interactive session with Macron and 2000 young African entrepreneurs...

12 Jul 2018

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