SA’s youth upliftment drive

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains The world leadership’s commitment into youth issues should motivate governments and other sectors to do more in uplifting young people. And...

Orange launches the 2015 Orange African Social Venture Prize

This initiative aims to encourage innovative start-up projects which help to accelerate development on the African continent Orange (http://www.orange.com) is launching the call for applications...

Where are Africa’s young leaders? At the AfDB Annual Meetings

On Monday, May 25 in Abidjan, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), convened African leaders past and present to provoke debate...

Malawian named Commonwealth Young Person of the Year for Africa & Europe

Charles Lipenga received his award during the Commonwealth Week in London where he also had a chance to meet his namesake, Prince Charles 2017 Commonwealth...

SA: Programme to boost township entrepreneurs

By  Nthambeleni Gabara - SAnews.gov.za Johannesburg - The City of Ekurhuleni says it wants to transform historically disadvantaged townships into viable commercial business areas through its...

Orange announces winners of the African Social Venture Prize

Orange announced the three winners of the African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town last night - The three...

Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks Singapore as the best environment for entrepreneurs Of the African nations, Namibia scores highest...

High-Level SEED Africa Symposium and Announcement of 10th SEED Awards for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Press conference and announcement of SEED Award winners WHEN: Wednesday, 9 September 2015, at 2.00 pm VENUE: Safari Park Hotel, off Thika Rd., Nairobi WHO: High-Level...

Clinton Global Initiative Recognizes African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has selected the State Department’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) as one of this year’s CGI Commitment to Action...

SA needs culture of entrepreneurship, says Ramaphosa

As South Africa’s efforts to attract R1.2 trillion in investment over five years gain momentum, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the importance of South...

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