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15 African youth finalists in entrepreneurship prize

Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017...

15 Aug 2017

Africa's youth bulge is an opportunity to transform the continent

The persistence of conflicts and wars on the continent continues to fuel uncertainty for the resolve of African leaders to strive and propose a better life for the youth and future generations...

By Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi 14 Aug 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million...

27 Jul 2017

Do Millennials really exist?

Does the construct of Millennials really exist or is it just hype based on the idealism of the era?

By Allon Raiz 7 Jul 2017

Prioritising youth development across the continent

Lack of education and mismatched skills remain major obstacles to Africa's development agenda...

19 Jun 2017

Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia...

23 May 2017

Africa's future hangs in the balance

The dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Sthe Shabangu asks whether we are doing enough to ensure Africa is ready...

By Sthe Shabangu 18 May 2017

Which are Africa's most competitive countries?

According to the Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, African leaders have a choice to effect structural reforms that improve people's livelihoods...

By Anna Bruce-Lockhart 18 May 2017

Africa's jobless youth cast a shadow over economic growth

Leaders in Africa put job-creation programmes on the front burner as youth unemployment soars, creating serious problems...

By Kingsley Ighobor 12 May 2017

The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes...

21 Apr 2017

Knowledge economy appeals to youth

New educational platforms transfer skills and spurs innovation among young people...

By Jacob Kushner 7 Apr 2017

Youth dividend or ticking time bomb?

Africa has more people under 18 than any other continent in the world, reports Africa Renewal…

14 Mar 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

$12m initiative launched to boost Gambia entrepreneurship, jobs

Projects to support entrepreneurship and job creation in the Gambia over the next four years, have been launched…

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2017

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International

QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company, which forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry, aims to offer quality consumer products and elevate standards of living by encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship.

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Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Although trading rhino horn has been illegal in China since 1993, this prohibited activity remains widespread in the country. Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa.

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Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

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Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

19 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

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