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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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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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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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Virtual Africa Investors Conference

The ideal platform for investors and corporates to discuss investment opportunities on the continent In line with current world trends, Standard Bank Group has adopted a digital approach to enable African corporate clients and leading policymakers to connect virtually with some of the world’s leading institutional investors.  In partnership with ICBC Standard Bank and Microsoft, […]

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Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. will Speak at Africa.com Webinar on Crisis Management for African Business Leaders

The 82nd Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr., will provide opening remarks for the largest-ever gathering of senior African business leaders. The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. served President Barack Obama from 2009-2015, and is currently a partner at Covington & Burling, LLP. The panel, “Law and Crisis Management: Working with […]

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Meet the Winners of Africa.com’s Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19 Competition

Six finalists were chosen from a wide field of applicants to compete on today’s Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19, a “Shark Tank” style contest in which entrepreneurs competed for prizes.  The judges for the competition were Juliet Ehimuan, Director, West Africa-Google; Andile Ngcaba, Founding Partner and Chairman of Convergence Partners; Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner of Chanzo […]

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Poll Results: Are African Governments Taking Women’s Issues into Consideration during COVID-19

In a live poll conducted by Africa.com on May 13 as part of its webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, 47% of webinar participants do not think that African governments are taking women’s issues into consideration as they develop policies to address COVID-19.  28% think that African governments are taking women’s issues into […]

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Not Just Another Conversation About Women

In the next session of Crisis Management for African Business Leaders webinar series, Africa.com Chair and CEO, Teresa Clarke will lead a panel of influential women from a range of sectors. ‘Women are Proving to Be Great Leaders During COVID-19. Is this the Pathway to Power?’, led by Clarke promises to move from a conversation […]

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Successful Webinar Series Illustrates the Power of the Africa.com Publishers’ Network

Successful Webinar Series Illustrates the Power of the Africa.com Publishers’ Network Tipped as the largest ever gathering of African business leadership with 15,000 registrants,  “Crisis Management for African Business Leaders”, is a five-part webinar series hosted by Africa.com and the faculty of Harvard Business School. The webinar comes at a time when large, medium and […]