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How Young People are Creating Businesses Selling Coffee

As part of Nestlé Needs YOUth Initiative, MYOWBU is benefitting over 5, 000 young people and seeks to double its youth outreach with entrepreneurship to 10, 000 by 2025

In the world of entrepreneurship, some dream and hope their ideas become reality whilst others seize any available opportunity to make their dreams come true. In the end, what these people want is to have something they can proudly call “MyOwnBusiness”. Laurent Georges is one such example. While in his…

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Angola launches Information and Communications Technology (ICT) initiative for remote monitoring and evaluation of development projects

RASME is a set of real-time digital data-gathering tools and processes that enable the Bank, its clients and development partners to better prepare projects

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has rolled out the Remote Appraisal, Supervision, Monitoring and Evaluation (RASME) project in Angola, following a three-day training session in the capital, Luanda. RASME is a set of real-time digital data-gathering tools and processes that enable the Bank, its clients and development partners to better…

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Port Community System as a turnkey solution (By Pascal Minvielle)

The PCS builds on bespoke interfacing with the electronic payment platform Paylican and is equipped with a CMS connectivity toolkit that connects all systems

By Pascal Minvielle, Chief Operating Officer, Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com) The Port Community System (PCS) is an electronic collaborative hub which allows public and private stakeholders involved in cargo release to exchange instructions, movements, documents and authorizations associated with import and export consignments within the Port or Airport. Automation, better transmission and…

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Alibaba Netpreneur Training Welcomes 86 New Graduates from Africa

The 86 graduates emerged following their successful completion of a series of classes, assignments and assessments

Alibaba Global Initiatives (“AGI”) today announced the graduation of 86 African entrepreneurs from the latest edition of the Alibaba Netpreneur Training (“ANT”) Program. Held from mid-October to mid-November, the Africa-specific edition was rolled out with support from the Africa’s Business Heroes prize competition, a philanthropic initiative that aims to support and inspire…

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Africa’s Largest High School Entrepreneurship Competition Returns to Unearth the Continent’s Next Unicorns

COY is JA Africa’s annual celebration of winning teams from the JA Company Program

The JA Africa (https://JA-Africa.org/) Company of the Year (COY) Competition, Africa’s largest high school entrepreneurship competition returns for the 12th year in a row and first in-person meeting post-COVID, after two successful virtual competitions. Lagos, Nigeria will take center stage for this competition from 7th to 9th December under the…

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New Era Begins At North-West University

Prof Tyobeka says that since the inception of the NWU the university has lived up to the demands and expectations of its stakeholders

2022 has seen the inauguration of Prof Bismark Tyobeka as the third vice-chancellor of the North-West University (www.NWU.ac.za) and the start of a new era at the South African institution. The university will seek to scale up its impact on society through its internationalisation agenda and increased public-private partnerships in…

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B-roll Video Release: French Referee, Stephanie Frappart Set to Make History as the First Woman to Take Charge of a FIFA World Cup Match

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French referee Stéphanie Frappart will become the first woman to take charge of a FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup™ match when Costa Rica face Germany on Thursday, December 1. Her appointment was announced by the tournament organisers on Tuesday and means the 38-year-old match official will take her place in the…

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African Development Bank's Sustainable Energy Africa Fund for Africa approves $1 million reimbursable grant to develop bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone

The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s bankability by supporting technical feasibility studies and regulatory structuring

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/37jYAtS) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million to NewAfrica Impact Ltd (http://www.NewAfricaImpact.com) to prepare two bioenergy plants in Sierra Leone and Ghana that will each output 5 megawatts of electricity and 11 megawatts of heat. The reimbursable grant will strengthen the project’s…

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Can we deliver effective customer experience (CX) in the era of remote work?

While the shift to remote work has negatively impacted the customer experience (CX), leveraging the right technologies and strategy can help you to match increased customer expectations

In the past few years, the world has undergone a significant change, as dealing with the challenges of the pandemic has led to a proliferation of remote and hybrid working models. More pertinently, these models are clearly here to stay, benefiting as they do both workers, who value the flexibility…

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Tingg by Cellulant Wins Merchants Payment Company of the Year at the 2022 Nigeria BusinessDay Banks and other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards

There are more than 400 businesses and outlets using Tingg By Cellulant's solution across Nigeria

Tingg, Cellulant’s (https://www.Cellulant.io) acclaimed payment platform has been recognized as the ‘Merchants Payment Company of the Year 2022’, award at the BAFI Awards. The recognition was bestowed at the 10th BusinessDay Banks and other Financial Institutions (BAFI) awards event, which was held in November in Lagos, Nigeria. The BAFI Awards…