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Africa Week: Unleashing the continent's potential

Kicking off Africa Week, UN chief says women and youth can unleash continent's potential

19 Oct 2017

15 African youth finalists in entrepreneurship prize

Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017

15 Aug 2017

Africa's youth bulge is an opportunity to transform the continent

The persistence of conflicts and wars on the continent continues to fuel uncertainty for the resolve of African leaders to strive and propose a better life for the youth and future generations

By Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi 14 Aug 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million

27 Jul 2017

Do Millennials really exist?

Does the construct of Millennials really exist or is it just hype based on the idealism of the era?

By Allon Raiz 7 Jul 2017

Prioritising youth development across the continent

Lack of education and mismatched skills remain major obstacles to Africa's development agenda

19 Jun 2017

Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia

23 May 2017

Africa's future hangs in the balance

The dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Sthe Shabangu asks whether we are doing enough to ensure Africa is ready

By Sthe Shabangu 18 May 2017

Which are Africa's most competitive countries?

According to the Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, African leaders have a choice to effect structural reforms that improve people's livelihoods

By Anna Bruce-Lockhart 18 May 2017

Africa's jobless youth cast a shadow over economic growth

Leaders in Africa put job-creation programmes on the front burner as youth unemployment soars, creating serious problems

By Kingsley Ighobor 12 May 2017

The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes

21 Apr 2017

Knowledge economy appeals to youth

New educational platforms transfer skills and spurs innovation among young people

By Jacob Kushner 7 Apr 2017

Youth dividend or ticking time bomb?

Africa has more people under 18 than any other continent in the world, reports Africa Renewal…

14 Mar 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

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International

Shortlisted entries for 2017 Women in Marketing Awards announced

Women in Marketing (WIM) has announced the shortlisted entries for the 7th annual Women in Marketing Awards. Taking place on Thursday, 16 November 2017, at The Ham Yard Hotel in London, the Women in Marketing Awards celebrates the successes and advances made by women in the marketing, advertising and communications fields, and their male supporters.

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Grey Europe named EACA Euro Effies Agency of the Year 2017

Grey Europe has been named Agency of the Year at the 2017 EACA Euro Effies in Brussels. This marks the eighth time since 2005 that the agency network has scooped the prestigious award and is further proof of Grey's commitment to delivering Famously Effective work for its clients.

Issued by Grey 6 hours ago

Planning the perfect promotional event

Promotional events are an excellent way for businesses to advertise new products and services in a way that attendees will remember. Not only will this make sure that they themselves remember what it is that you are promoting, they are more likely to tell their friends about the event and therefore the product that it is promoting.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

In the afternoon on day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of Weylandts, the contemporary furniture and décor chain store, explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

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