Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

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Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa

Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa. International Organization for Migration (IOM) “…Many African countries experience a significant loss of skilled professionals who migrate to Europe, North America and…

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Nigeria – Diaspora Engagement

Needs Assessment in the Nigerian Education Sector. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nigeria. May 2014. Description: Statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria indicate that in 2012 Nigerians living abroad remitted USD…

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Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – CNBC Africa

Grooming the Next Generation of Business Leaders In Africa – Mandela Washington Fellows / Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Video. CNBC Africa. 22 May 2015. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative…

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Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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The Investment Climate in Africa: The Journey so Far

Investment Climate: The Journey so Far. Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) and the African Development Bank. June 02, 2015. http://www.icfafrica.org/news/investment-climate-the-journey-so-far On 28th May 2015, ICF and the African Development Bank held…

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Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency

Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency October 29, 2014 Download (PDF) Overview Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of…

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Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa

Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa. Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog. June 3, 2015. By supporting local innovators, we can solve more social problems…

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Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows

Meet the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows [President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)]. The 500 Fellows in the 2015 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders are scheduled to…

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World Bank Forum: Engaging the African Diaspora: Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills for Workforce Development in Africa

June 10, 2015 WATCH VIDEOS OF SESSIONS Event Description  The potential wealth and talent existing in the African Diaspora is enormous. Some researchers estimate that US$53 billion is saved on…

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African Transformation Report

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). The 2014 African Transformation Report draws on the ACET’s research program of country, sector, and thematic studies to look systematically at transformation as a broad framework…