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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum set to take place in Abuja

Every year, the Tony Elumelu Foundation—Africa’s foremost champion of entrepreneurship—hosts the largest convening of entrepreneurs, policymakers and business leaders in one location. This year, the 5th edition themed “Empowering African Entrepreneurs” will take place at the iconic Transcorp Hilton, in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The forum will feature masterclasses, a dynamic pitching competition, electrifying panel debates, and the Presidential …

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Global partners announce $61.8 million allocation to boost African Development Bank initiative for women entrepreneurs

The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program. We-Fi is a partnership among 14 donor governments, eight multilateral development banks, and other public and private sector stakeholders, established in October 2017 …

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Mary Olushoga, Founder of AWP Network hosts the African Women in Technology Event in Lagos

Founded by Anie Akpe, AWIT has become a platform for technological advancement in Africa and beyond. The AWIT conference took place at Zone Tech Park in Lagos and was sponsored by Google Africa and Flutterwave. The African Women In Technology platform serves as a vehicle to push forward innovative ideas and encourage African women to step …

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Founder of AWP Network, Mary Olushoga to serve as a Judge at the 2019 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in Berlin

Mary Olushoga, Founder of the AWP Network will serve as a judge at the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition set to take place in Berlin on October 19, 2019. The entrepreneurship program is part of the UNESCO Global Action Program (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global program …

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The AWP Network Congratulates Winners of the 2018 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

The AWP Network congratulates winners of the 2018 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition.  Winners of the Competition were announced on October 6, 2018 at the Entrepreneurship Summit in Berlin. Mary Olushoga, Founder of the AWP Network served as a judge at the event. The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global program and an online platform to mobilize youth-led …

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Apply: AWIEF Business Growth Accelerator Program for Women Entrepreneurs

The Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is hosting its flagship Growth Accelerator Program for 2018, sponsored by Nedbank. AWIEF is currently seeking (25) ambitious, innovative and committed early-growth stage South African women entrepreneurs, from a variety of sectors, looking for support to scale their businesses. Access to finance is the most cited challenge …

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African Daily Voice Launches News Agency

Based in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, African Daily Voice – a multinational company specializing in content, and the media, has a newsroom in Casablanca (Morocco) and offers multilingual services (French, English, Arabic) has launched a pan-African news agency. Driven by a long-term vision for Africa, the founders and investors of the new media group rely exclusively on …

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Register Your AgriBusiness with AWIEF

This is a call for digital registration of women-owned agribusinesses in Eastern and Southern Africa. This registration will facilitate the development of a digital database for women-owned agribusinesses in Africa, the first agribusiness intelligence network targeting women agri-entrepreneurs. The aim is to create a network of women in agribusiness, increase information flow within women agribusiness …

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Google Expands Its Launchpad Program for African Startups

Google Launchpad Africa is an acceleration program that matches top African startups with the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies – to help build great products. The program, which runs for three (3) months and will operate out of Lagos, will over the next three (3) years provide African startups with over …

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MasterCard Foundation Invests $500 million to Educate Next Generation of African Leaders

The University of Pretoria (UP) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) is delighted to announce MasterCard Foundation Scholarship commencing in January 2019. This scholarship is available for high achieving African students interested in studying at the undergraduate or postgraduate levels. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a 10-year, $500 million global initiative to educate and …

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