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Every year The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) searches for the best up and coming or already established young leaders from Africa who are taken through a gruelling but praise-worthy programme called the "Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellowship". The 2019 Tutu Fellowship candidates have been named. AFLI once again, has a very strong cohort of emerging African leaders for the prestigious Tutu...
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The way we produce, distribute and consume information has been vastly altered by the internet. According to famed economist, Jeremy Rifkin, we are now living in a near-zero marginal cost society. The cost of producing and consuming information has been reduced such that everyone can participate in the information economy. This means that our models have to be changed to...
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Africa is determined to achieve socio-economic transformation to “the Africa we want”, and to be advanced, developed, empowered, inspired, independent and united by 2063. These qualities are contained in Agenda 2063 – a continental strategic framework adopted by the African Union (AU) in 2013 to optimize the use of the continent’s resources for the benefit of all Africans. Agenda 2063, with...
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It all started with the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on 25th of May 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with 32 signatory governments. Its mandate was to free African countries from colonial shackles by encouraging political and economic integration among member states, and to eradicate colonialism and neo-colonialism from the African continent. . The OAU achieved its objective and was disbanded on 9 July 2002...
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Nedbanks’ API_Marketplace is the first in Africa to provide a variety of APIs that meet the technical standards for Open Banking. Nedbank’s digital transformation, backed by its R2 billion investment in technology, has led to the bank becoming the first in Africa to launch an Application Programming Interface (API) platform which is aligned with Open Banking standards. The Nedbank API_Marketplace is...
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You know him as a star comedian on Comedy Central's Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He has defied all odds and broken every barrier to become an international superstar. Little did he know that his day-dreaming in the maths class would help him fly high like a G6. Ladies and Gentleman, I present to you ... ... Loyiso Madinga...
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The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. Looking for Heroes Our mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. US$1 million Prize Money The Prize will host a grand finale pitch competition in Africa where ten finalists from across the continent...
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The Calestous Juma Executive Dialogue on Innovation and Emerging Technologies (CJEDIET) has kicked off in Sandton, Johannesburg. The 3-day gathering is in honour of the late great academic Calestous Juma who touched many a lives through STEM education and philosophy. Background Information The Calestous Juma Executive Dialogue on Innovation and Emerging Technologies (CJEDIET) was established by the NEPAD Agency in...
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Should governments be more entrepreneurial? This is a question that has been tackled by emminent persons like Marianna Mazzucato . TEDSF has also written a piece around the subject in the article African Governments Need to be Entrepreneurial. Once a governemnt understands its function within the constructs of a society then it is much easier to map out ways that...
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“It’s becoming ever clearer that entrepreneurship is the answer to the vexing economic questions facing Africa today: job creation, capital formation, skills acquisition, taxation-based self-sufficiency, quality of governance-demand, and of course social inclusion”, exclaimed analyst Bright B. Simons.   Based on research, African countries are increasing their support for entrepreneurs in a bid to boost economic development. The investment into startups...

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