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The top 11 African countries projected to experience strong economic performance forecast are Niger (11.2%), Senegal (8.2%), Libya (7.9%), Rwanda (7.2%), Cote d'Ivoire (6.8%), Ethiopia (6.7%), Benin (6.4%), Djibouti (6.2%), Tanzania (6.1%), Togo (6%), and Uganda at 6%.

Africa Dominates List of World’s 20 Fastest-Growing Economies

By African Development Bank Published February 20, 2024 Africa will account for 11 of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies in 2024. Overall, real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the continent is expected to average 3.8% and 4.2% in 2024 and 2025, respectively. This is higher than projected global averages…

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Advancement and Resource Mobilisation is about equipping NGOs, NPOs, Charities and Educational Institutions with the vital skills necessary to advance themselves and mobilise resources, thereby ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all, reducing inequality within and among countries, and making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

School Launches New Business Diploma with Greater Socio-Economic Impact

By Irene Gaitirira Published October 13, 2023 Rhodes Business School has launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Advancement and Resource Mobilisation to address a critical skill shortage in Africa. A decade ago, says Professor Owen Skae, Director of the Johannesburg (South Africa)-based school, Rhodes Business School offered a PhD, an…

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Finalists for Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Announced

Finalists for Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Announced

By Abdi Ali Published October 5, 2022 An initiative established in Kigali (Rwanda) to identify, support and empower entrepreneurial talent from across Africa has announced 10 finalists for its 4th annual Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition. The shortlisted top 10 finalists are expected to take the stage at the…

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Paul Sinclair, Vice President of Energy for Africa Oil Week, the continent’s leading energy conference.

What the Global Oil Crisis Means for Africa

By Africa Oil Week Published April 10, 2022 Energy experts say the growing oil crisis across the globe is a wake-up call for the African continent to become less dependent on foreign oil supplies. The cost of fuel has risen sharply, with Brent crude oil hitting a 14-year high in…

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The Rural Poor Stimulus Facility was launched in April 2020 by Idris and Sabrina Elba, IFAD’s Goodwill Ambassadors.

United Nations Focuses on Averting COVID-19 Food Crisis

By Irene Gaitirira Published December 17, 2020 While one in ten people is expected to go hungry as extreme poverty rises for the first time in 20 years, United Nations estimates that an additional 132 million people shall go hungry in 2020 due to the  impact of the novel Coronavirus pandemic.…

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