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COMMENT: COVID-19 – Yes, there is disruption, but also, opportunity

I heard President Cyril Ramaphosa comment that he is currently spending 18 to 20 hours a day in meetings. None of us are in quite the same position as the President, but we face great challenges with our time and mental resources. When work and home are one and the same, it’s easy to blur or forget the boundaries.

The business book billionaire Bill Gates wants you to read right now

“In my experience, it is rare to find one that really captures what it’s like to build and operate an organization or that has tips you could really put into practice,” says billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

Launch of Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series

Download logoWhat does the COVID-19 disruption mean for Africa’s Fashion Industry? Opportunities and Threats for Fashionpreneurs and Investors What: Launch of Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series Who: Gender, Women & Civil Society (AHGC) When: Tuesday, 2 June 2020: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon Where: Online The Gender, Women and Civil Society Department of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Group will launch the Fashionomics Africa Webinar Series of its flagship Fashionomics Af

#LockdownLessons: Companies putting the grit in integrity

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity (www.Bizcommunity.com) is reaching out to its Press Office clients and South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future. What was your initial response to the crisis/lockdown and has your experience of it been different to what you expecte

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards 2020 call for nominations announced

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for AWIEF Awards 2020. This year marks the fourth edition of the highly-anticipated AWIEF Awards which serves as the premier platform to highlight achievements in women entrepreneurship across Africa. AWIEF Awards are Africa’s top honours for female founders and entrepreneurs designed to recognise and celebrate their contribution to the growth of Africa&rsqu

Leadership During a Time of Crisis

Download logoWhat? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how the world does business. Companies across Africa have initiated emergency relief efforts that span sectors and borders. What are the biggest challenges businesses have faced during this period? What Shared Value practices could business put in place to better prepare for future crises? Where are the opportunities to fuel Africa’s economic revival? Join a discussion between business leaders from across Africa who will connect vi

Home of Know Africa, Be Africa

Download logoThe spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform on the continent, www.Yebo.live. The aim was simple, to show case the side of the continent that A24 Media’s crews experience while on assignments, the fun

Global Finance names Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa

Download logoGlobal Finance has named Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from different regions of the world. The classes of award compris
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