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As Siyakha Africa this month we are hosting upcoming webinars on ESG sustainable investing and on how the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement can transform the continent’s economies. Siyakha Africa is at the forefront of the continent’s business revolution. It encourages  impact investment into Africa, and  mentors and supports Africa SMEs who make up more…

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EDUCATION

We are working with the African Leadership University to create new online learning modules while preparing to reopen our Rwanda and Mauritius campuses. The African Leadership University is on course to educate three million young African leaders in the coming years. They are encouraged to find solutions to Africa’s challenges while learning  to develop innovative…

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INCLUSION

We support Humanity & Inclusion  frontline workers around the world who are combatting the spread of Covid-19. Humanity & Inclusion teams are operating in fifty-five countries, 94% of those countries have already been affected by Covid-19. HI’s key concern is supporting people of disability who often face exclusion from aid. We have implemented new projects…

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PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA DREAMS OF A “NEW AFRICA”

At the largely virtual Africa Day celebrations this year the current African Union Chair  South African President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke of “a new Africa”. So what will this “new Africa” he imagines actually look like? President Ramaphosa believes the Covid-19 pandemic has started to create a unity that Africa aspires to but which has all so…

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS THE KEY FOR AFRICA’S YOUTH

One of the joys of working in Africa is the opportunity to connect with so many bright young people who are ambitious to make a big difference to the continent. The African Leadership University attracts some of the continent’s brightest and best. The University’s stated aim is to develop these young talents into Africa’s future…

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GIVING HOPE TO AFRICA’S MIGRANTS AND ORPHANS

The African Diaspora Hope (ADHope) charity is a great example for what ordinary Africans are doing at grass root levels to fight the virus. ADhope is a South Africa-based charity which works with Africa’s migrant population who face daily discrimination and are among some of the continent’s most impoverished communities. They live in overcrowded townships…

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FRONTLINE WORKERS BATTLE GLOBAL HEALTH PANDEMIC

With the UK in the midst of a deepening Covid-19 crisis we’re not hearing much about how the rest of the world is fighting the virus. In Africa the virus has now spread to 53 countries although the total number of deaths is mercifully still under 5,000 across the continent. Many African governments moved quickly…

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UK-AFRICA INVESTMENT SPECIAL

London has just hosted a week of events to deepen economic ties between the UK and Africa. The week culminated in the UK-Africa Investment Summit where the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he wanted the UK to become the “investor of choice” for Africa and the biggest investor among the G7 countries. More…

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ENGINEERING AN ELECTRIC FUTURE

Twelve years ago when Pumza Ndlotyeni launched her electrical engineering company she was the only employee. Now she heads a team of eighty staff and is looking to expand her Joburg-based black-woman owned company across southern Africa. Pumza’s success was saluted at the UK-Africa Summit where the UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner Emma Wade-Smith hosted a…

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DANIELLA’S FARMERS BRINGING HOME THE BACON

When African Leadership University student Daniella Uwase isn’t in the library she’s down on the farm training the next generation of farmers in Rwanda and Zambia. Daniella is just nineteen-years-old yet she has already built up a team of 250 farmers who she is training up from subsistence to commercial farming. Her Agriculture Growth Network (www.agnetwork.rw )is…

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