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2019 Desmond Tutu Fellows Announced

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...
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Study shows AKA is SA hip hop King

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...
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#Agenda2063 champions installed by African Union

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...
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NEPAD reconfigures to better serve Africa

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...
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Nedbank launches API Marketplace for developer empowerment

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...
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Daily Show star reveals his maths class challenges

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...
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What Is The Africa Netpreneur Prize?

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...
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Calestous Juma Executive Dialogue kicks off in Johannesburg

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...
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How can governments stimulate entrepreneurial success?

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...
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African Governments Need to be Entrepreneurial

“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...