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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...

Networking project launched to empower girls in science

By SciDev.Net - Ochieng Ogodo Africa needs to nurture girls in science to generate more empowered women in various scientific fields such as drug regulation for...

Ugandan Scientist Scoops Award at Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda

The 2017/2019 winners emerged from Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, Niger, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Guinea, DRC, Ethiopia, Tunisia, Ghana, Senegal, Egypt, Nigeria, and Mali. Dr. Justus Masa,...

VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

Data from VC4A’s new ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa’ research (www.VC4A.com/research) proves that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup...

SAA turnaround strategy takes off

Management and the board of South African Airways (SAA) are working around the clock to turn the airline’s fortunes around. “The board of SAA has...

AfDB: Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way...

Côte d’Ivoire is becoming the bread basket of West Africa

Fairtrade moves the 5th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa from Accra to Abidjan Market update: Good business prospects for the agrofood, plastics and packaging industries...

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