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BROADCAST

By peterburdin | Jul 10, 2020

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

By peterburdin | Jul 10, 2020

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

By peterburdin | Jul 10, 2020

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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ENGINEERING AN ELECTRIC FUTURE

By peterburdin | Jan 27, 2020

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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Live On African Leadership University’s Campus – Radio Ubuntu.

By peterburdin | Mar 4, 2019

Live on African Leadership University’s campus radio station Radio Ubuntu.   Teaching young minds at the African Leadership University is tough – so many challenging questions, so many ambitions, so many dreams as the students seek the information, they need to become Africa’s next generation of leaders.   I’ve just spent a month at the…

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Akosua Hits Top One Hundred For UK Tech

By peterburdin | Jan 24, 2019

Akosua Annobil has  been named one of the top 100 most influential Black, Asian Minority Ethnic  leaders in the UK tech sector in a list compiled by the Financial Times. Akosua founded AB2020 AfricaBusiness2020.com in 2015 as a way of linking Africa’s dynamic business community with its British counterparts. The following year she started the…

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Putting Journalism At The Heart Of Ethiopia’s Reform Programme

By | Nov 18, 2018

Dramatic reforms are underway in Ethiopia since the new Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed came into office six months ago – he’s ended the long-running war with neighbouring Eritrea, released political prisoners and set about liberalising the economy. Media reform is also at heart of the Prime Minister’s radical change programme and I’ve been travelling…

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Launch Of African Database Brings New Hope

By | Jun 28, 2018

A Business plan scrawled on the back of an airplane sick-bag has led to a database which has the potential to transform education research across Africa. Patrick Dunne is the co-Founder of Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA). He first conceived the idea of setting up an organisation which would map the continent’s education needs and…

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University Of Central Lancashire Wins International Award For Supporting Hurricane Victims.

By | Jun 28, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, University of Central Lancashire welcomed more than 700 medical students and staff from Sint Maarten, the Caribbean island devastated in the hurricane. With no power or running water and major damage to the physical infrastructure the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) was left homeless so UCLan agreed to…

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