Monday, November 11, 2019

Human Trafficking – why we should all get involved

Although slavery was abolished centuries ago, modern slavery in form of human trafficking – which involves the illegal trade of humans for money or...

Meet the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellows

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has announced the 2019 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme’s eighth cohort. The incoming Fellows...

First annual Powering Jobs census released, showing large employment opportunity

Today, the first annual jobs census measuring employment from decentralized renewables for rural electrification in Africa and Asia, Powering Jobs Census 2019: the Energy Access...

TEF and UNDP to empower 100,000 additional African entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation since 2015 has been on a ten-year journey to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs - 1,000 entrepreneurs each year - providing...

Meganne Lorraine Ceday Boho from Cote d’Ivoire wins the prestigious Diana...

Meganne Lorraine Ceday Boho from Côte d'Ivoire has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts...

Rwanda: showing what is possible in Africa with responsible leadership

By Teddy Totimeh for The New Times I was in Kigali, Rwanda for three days, in the presence of leaders and influencers that only the Eisenhower Fellows can pull...

Africa defies global slump as foreign direct investment rises

According to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2019 Africa defied global slump as its foreign direct investment rose by 11% from the previous year, as flows to the...

Top 5 countries leading East Africa’s Growth

According to the East Africa Economic Outlook 2019 by the African Development Bank (AfDB), East Africa’s real GDP grew last year by an estimated...