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Shaun Vorster is the vice president of business programming at World Expo 2020. Image supplied.
#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

AFRICA

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Africa women business leaders meet in Paris

Innovation and technology trends are on the agenda at the annual Women in Business Annual Leadership Meeting 2019...

13 May 2019

ETHIOPIA

Signing of Franco-Ethiopian cooperation agreements.
France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019

AFRICA

French President Emmanuel Macron.
French President Macron announces $76m Africa startup fund

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the launch of a €65 million ($76.14 million) fund dedicated to providing access to small ticket funding for African startups, as part of the unveiling of a 'Digital Africa' initiative...

By Gabriella Mulligan 31 May 2018

AFRICA

France's President Emmanuel Macron will stress that he wants a partnership of equals with Africa, based on education and entrepreneurship |
Macron to urge entrepreneurship on first African tour

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron will tour Africa this week to try to boost France's flagging influence on the continent and convince young people eyeing Europe's shores they have a future at home...

28 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus
Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus

Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire...

18 Jan 2017