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Call for Entries for the Ekow Mensah Fellowship Program Ends!

The month-long call for Entries for the maiden edition of the Ekow Mensah Fellowship Program ended on the 31st of May, 2019 with 91 applications from 6 African Countries. Receiving applications from countries such as Ghana, Nigeria, Mauritius, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa indicates the continental wide endorsement of the …

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Nearly $62 million is headed to Africa to support women in business

early USD$62 million for women in business is headed to the African continent, after the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) announced on Monday its funding allocation for the African Development Bank and its own women-focused programs. The funding through AfDB’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) will be …

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Are you an Agritech Startup? Apply for Innov8Agric Challenge to Win up to $5,000 in Funding

Applications are now open for early stage agritech startups to apply for the 2019 Innov8Agric Challenge. Currently, in its 2nd edition, the challenge is aimed at discovering innovative ideas in the Agritech space in Africa as well as support them to scale their operations. The challenge is organised by Crenov8 …

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Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week

Startup founders in Cape Town have a choice of two Solution Space events to attend on Friday (3 May). The first is a VC Office Hours session with Hlayisani Capital portfolio manager Mathew Palin. The second is an IP Office Hours session with Von Seidels founding partner Rowan Joseph. For those in …

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Mauritius initiates National Entrepreneurship Campaign

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Through its National Entrepreneurship Campaign (NEC) initiative, Mauritius recently launched a training programme in crocheting aimed at developing handicraft skills in entrepreneurs. The initiative is also aimed at fostering entrepreneurial activities and valorising the contributions of entrepreneurs. In a statement, the Minister of Business, Enterprise …

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