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New Online Course from Harvard Teaches Africans How to Build Scalable Businesses to Solve African Problems

Africa has complex and unique business opportunities.  Harvard Business School professors are launching a new online course to teach entrepreneurs how to build scalable businesses designed to solve core problems in Africa. Unlike other business courses, this one focuses on identifying points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts through live online lectures, peer-to-peer learning, and […]

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Almost August. African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising. Economic Strategies: What Now?

Almost August. African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising. Economic Strategies: What Now? Click here for webinar slides. Click here for webinar survey. Africa.com · Almost August. African COVID-19 Cases Rapidly Rising.Economic Strategies: What Now? Panelist Acha Leke Senior Partner, Johannesburg Chairman, McKinsey Africa BIO Dr. Acha Leke is a Senior Partner in McKinsey’s Johannesburg office and […]

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Equity Bank’s Group Managing Director & CEO Dr. James Mwangi, talks philanthropy during Covid-19 at Africa.com

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders. The webinar series draws […]

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Disruptions With Impact The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy

Disruptions With Impact: The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation is featured in this fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins, as part of Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders. The session […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Women & Girls – A Call to Action

Graça Machel and Melinda Gates: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women & Girls A Call to Action COVID 19 has unearthed massive inequalities within our societies and brought to glaring light the unique burdens which women carry the world over. Graça Machel, Founder of the Graça Machel Trust and the Foundation for Community Development and […]

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Graça Machel and Melinda Gates Call for Action for Women & Girls

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 18:30 – 19:00 South Africa time (SAST), Graça Machel and Melinda Gates will deliver a powerful call to action for public and private sector leaders to address gender equality as Africa undertakes its reconstruction efforts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The webinar will take place on Africa.com, and the […]

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Don’t Miss Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

Africa.com kicks off another five sessions of its successful webinar series in partnership with faculty from Harvard Business School, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders – the largest ever gathering of c-suite executives in Africa. The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 8 at 16:00 South Africa time. The first in this next series of […]

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2020 Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa

2020 Digital Consumer Trends that Will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa https://youtu.be/eA6TNf-vQEM Take the Webinar Survey. Your Opinion Matters! Africa.com · Digital Consumer Trends that will Continue to Dominate Daily Life in Africa View and Download the Slide Presentation Moderator Dayo Olopade Author of The Bright Continent, a book on innovation, technology, and […]

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Standard Bank Group CEO Sim Tshabalala Affirms Bank’s Commitment to Sustainable Development

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s leading provider of sustainable finance, is “firmly and irrevocably committed to addressing the climate emergency we all face”, CEO Sim Tshabalala told investors at the bank’s annual general meeting (AGM) held virtually on Friday. Responding to proposals put forward by shareholder activist groups in recent weeks, Tshabalala affirmed the group’s commitment […]

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Africa’s Long-term Growth Prospects Remain Intact as Economies Display Their Resilience

By Sola David-Borha, Chief Executive of Africa Regions at Standard Bank Group Many African economies are proving their resilience in the face of the humanitarian and economic crisis brought on by Covid-19.  The World Bank expects the global economy to contract by 5.2% in 2020 – the worst recession in decades despite the extraordinary interventions […]