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Global Gender Summit: AFAWA targets $42bn to bridge finance gap for African women

The Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) has set its target on bridging the $42 billion finance gap women face on the continent, CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society at the African Development Bank, Vanessa Moungar for more.

Africa Investment Forum: AfDB: How the forum can address gender equality on the continent

Discussion around gender are always important for African Development Bank (AfDB), as no development conversation should be led without integrating the needs of women. That is according to Vanessa Moungar, Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society at AfDB. She joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.

AfDB’s Vanessa Moungar on why Africa should invest in women

Investing in women on the continent will have ripple effects on the economy as women are high reward despite perceptions that they are high risk. Vanessa Moungar, Director, Gender, Women and Civil Society of the AfDB discussed this and more with CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi.