Morocco’s 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit Wraps up

The 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2014) wrapped up Friday night in Marrakech, after three days of intense debate on how to encourage and promote...

Continental leaders optimistic about Africa’s development

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricaBrains BUSINESS leaders, companies, academics, government officials including other professionals gathered in Cape Town this week to share ideas on how...

Kenya: ‘iCow’, helping farmers make the most of their cattle

A mobile phone application (app) known as 'iCow' is helping Kenyan farmers better manage their herds through timely expert advice to help maximise their profits. iCow can...

Solar-charging micro-firms could solve mobile energy gap

Solar-powered charging of mobile phones holds great potential for Africa, and could generate significant income for smallholder entrepreneurs, according to a report. People often...

Egyptian businesswomen – a successful Egypt needs “Women at the Centre”

Deputy Ambassador Helen Winterton hosts policy roundtable on challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business in Egypt. Egyptian women entrepreneurs, businesswomen, and...

GE’s healthymagination Mother and Child Programme Graduates its Second Group of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing...

GE’s healthymagination Mother and Child Programme yesterday graduated its second cohort of social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship that is designed to scale...

Call for applications for the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the call for applications for the 2013 Innovation Prize for...

Developing Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION: IMF forecasts predict that seven of the world's ten fastest-growing economies for the period 2011-2015 will be African. There are two dynamics...

Township Youth Development Programme Grooms Social Entrepreneurs of the Future

Jayshree Naidoo, Head of the Standard Bank Business Incubator was moved by the business idea pitches submitted by 12 finalists at the Giving Wings...

SA: Tuks hub capitalises on innovation to drive entrepreneurship

South Africa’s challenges must not be seen as problems but as opportunities for young entrepreneurs, says Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) CEO Mandisa Tshikwatamba. “There...

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