Helping Young African Women Achieve their Professional Dreams
She Leads Africa deals with problem-solving. In its first year, the company started the SLA Accelerator, a three-month development program to assist female-led startups in Nigeria. It gives entrepreneurs business training and opportunities to meet potential investors.
Massive Demand for Senior Leaders in Burgeoning African Fintech Sector
With the rapid and sustained growth of the fintech sector in East Africa, in particular in Kenya, there has been a sharp rise in demand for skilled leaders to fill positions, and companies are looking globally – and to South Africa specifically – in their talent search.
Deals Involving Angola’s Former First Family Probed
The son of Angola’s ex-president, José Filomeno dos Santos, has been charged with fraud relating to a $500 million transaction out of an account belonging to the central bank. Dos Santos is the former head of Angola’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund.
The Ancient Philosophy of “Ubuntu,” is Driving Africa’s Entrepreneurship
When it comes to tech, it’s communities, online and off, working collaboratively to think of solutions to the continent’s problems: from medical apps to raising awareness about FGM and improving education, these communities — through “Ubuntu” — are innovating Africa.
Experts say that instead of revitalizing the economy, lifting the sanctions has highlighted a range of additional steps that Sudan must take to normalize relations and, perhaps, improve the country’s economic outlook.