Posts Tagged ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’

World Bank Report: State of Youth Employment in sub-Saharan Africa

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - I attended the launch of the World Bank Report on Youth Employment in sub-Saharan Africa at the World Bank Ghana HQ in Accra, Ghana with and Freda Addu and Ato Ulzen-Appiah. The main attraction of the report launch was a presentation by Deon Filmer - Lead Economist at the World Bank, Washington DC. The program was scheduled to start at 13:30 GMT but ended up starting at aroun...

28 Feb 3:46 PM 0 Read More...

10 Reasons to Invest in Africa in 2014

This article is re-published with permission from Ventures Africa. Ventures African is a business online publication that publishes Ventures Africa, a pan-African business magazine that chronicles the success stories of African entrepreneurs and business leaders. Ventures Africa magazine is available at key newsstands and bookstores across Africa, UK, UAE, Singapore and U.S. _____ Robust growth has brou...

27 Jan 7:30 PM 0 Read More...

Africa 101: The Africa The Never Show You

The real Africa is the one they never show you. The real Africa is hidden beneath a veneer of poverty and hunger and death; a cancerous mass of the face of the earth that the rest of the world term homogenous “Africa.” The real Africa is submerged underneath corruption and greed, underneath tyranny and ostentatious elite, underneath the faces of the people they cannot feed. The real Africa is buried beneath ...

22 Aug 5:56 PM 0 Read More...

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs with Technology in Ghana

Cross-posting from Bertelsmann Stiftung's Future Challenges The under-development of the Ghanaian economy can possibly account for the economic and social challenges confronting Ghana’s youthful population. Currently there are no jobs whatsoever around and the only option left for young people in Ghana is to become an Entrepreneur. Entrepreneurial empowerment, modern technology and  strong working policies o...

09 Jun 3:50 PM 0 Read More...

ClaimSync – First African Healthcare Startup To Pitch At HealthXL Global Event

A Ghanaian Health-care startup ClaimSync on May 3o, 2013 pitched at the HealthXL Global Gathering, an event that brought together investors and influencers in the digital health space to discuss opportunities in the emerging digital health market. The event marks the completion of the HealthXL Program, a 3-month accelerator program based in Dublin, which falls under the Start-Up Bootcamp umbrella. Over the 3 month...

31 May 7:24 PM 2 Read More...
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