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Lidya raises $6.9 million in Omidyar Network investment fund
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving...
AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility
The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank...
Korea announces $5-billion financial package for Africa
The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank...
World Leaders on Facebook reveals that Botswana Government has busiest page
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed...
IDC officially opens new Emalahleni Office in Mpumalanga
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has officially opened its...
Telecom Egypt secures $200 million Afreximbank financing for ICT infrastructure
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will commit up to...
Ecsponent to invest ZAR400 million into venture capital company Capitis
Ecsponent Limited today, 23 May 2018, announced a transaction...
East African Banks dominate 2018 African Banker Awards
Winners of the 2018 African Banker Awards (AfricanBankerAwards.com) have...
Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to Africa’s economic transformation
Africa’s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and...
Facebook officially launches first hub facility in Africa
Facebook today, 22 May 2018, unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos,...

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Massmart launches Urban Bookshelf in Alexandra

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Massmart launches Urban Bookshelf in Alexandra

Massmart second Urban Bookshelf was launched, today, 17 May 2018 in the township of Alexandra, Johannesburg, South Africa. The project, aimed at increasing access to books, is the second in a series of planned free miniature libraries across Johannesburg to promote reading and improve literacy. The first library was opened at Phefeni Recreation Centre in

Graça Machel Trust Founder to visit Malawi

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Graça Machel Trust Founder to visit Malawi

Graça Machel, Founder of the Graça Machel Trust and an international advocate for women and children, will be visiting Lilongwe – Malawi from 13 to 16 March, 2018 to hold meetings with Government Ministers, members of the...

Trialogue Business in Society Conference to tackle inclusive economy trends

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Trialogue Business in Society Conference to tackle inclusive economy trends

The Trialogue Business In Society Conference, an annual business gathering, plans to delve into on-trend themes ranging from social justice and stakeholder interaction, to harnessing innovative and disruptive technologies for inclusive growth. The keynote address will be presented...

Sappi Southern Africa launches skills centres

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Sappi Southern Africa launches skills centres

Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel recently unveiled new skills hub in Ngodwana, Mpumalanga and Umkomaas in KwaZulu-Natal, thereby reinforcing the company’s commitment to boosting skills development and ensuring job creation for youth within its communities. “A...

Thuli Madonsela Foundation to launch World Day of Social Justice campaign

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Thuli Madonsela Foundation to launch World Day of Social Justice campaign

Khulisa Social Solutions are proud to announce their partnership with Professor Thuli Madonsela as she embarks on a new initiative, the Thuli Madonsela Foundation. Professor Thuli Madonsela has become an icon of all that South Africa’s fledgling...

2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership announced

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership announced

The 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, the Mo IbrahimFoundation announced following a meeting of its independent Prize Committee. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who served two terms as President of...

RisCura pledges N$58 000 to support ECD in Namibia

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

RisCura pledges N$58 000 to support ECD in Namibia

Investment firm RisCura has pledged N$58 000 to Mainstream Foundation in support of Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Namibia. Through donations like these, Mainstream Foundation improves the lives of children with disabilities by providing them with the...

University of Ibadan Business School worth N250 million to open soon

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

University of Ibadan Business School worth N250 million to open soon

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Billionaire Entrepreneur has assured that the N250 million University of Ibadan Business School being constructed by him would soon be ready for commissioning. The business mogul is also constructing same type of project in...

ICRC and Tony Elumelu Foundation empower Nigerian entrepreneurs

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

ICRC and Tony Elumelu Foundation empower Nigerian entrepreneurs

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the philanthropic arm of Heirs Holdings, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) signed a memorandum of understanding today to empower 200 entrepreneurs from Nigeria’s North East and Niger Delta...

South African companies funded over ZAR9 billion for 2017 CSI projects

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

South African companies funded over ZAR9 billion for 2017 CSI projects

Despite challenging economic conditions, South African companies are estimated to have invested over ZAR9 billion in corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2016/2017 financial year, compared to ZAR1.5 billion 20 years ago. This represents a 105% real...

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