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Get Tickets to the Yale African Development Conference 2017
5 months ago

Get Tickets to the Yale African Development Conference 2017

The Yale Undergraduate Association for African Peace and Development presents its fourth annual conference themed Ubuntu : Collaboration for African Development. This year’s conference will center on conversations about …
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Event Alert: African Economic Forum 2017 @ Columbia University
5 months ago

Event Alert: African Economic Forum 2017 @ Columbia University

We are excited to invite you to the 14th annual African Economic Forum (AEF) at Columbia University. We look forward to having you join us and our distinguished speakers while …
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MIT Africa Innovate Conference 2017: April 7th & 8th
5 months ago

MIT Africa Innovate Conference 2017: April 7th & 8th

The MIT Sloan Africa Business Club is proud to announce 7th MIT Africa Innovate Conference, to be held at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA on April 7th and …
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OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa
6 months ago

OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa

A new Morocco-based seed investment fund, dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, launches. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s …
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5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU
7 months ago

5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU

Africa’s startup scene is growing from strength to strength as African entrepreneurs create solutions at a faster pace than ever before. With so many African opportunities abound, the ‘war for talent’ …
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Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube
8 months ago

Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube

Ashley Akunna is the even-toned host, and behind-the-scenes boss, of GrapeVine TV, a YouTube web show with a panel of black millennials discussing trending news topics. Ashley studied film at …
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Designing for Impact: African Architects Changing the Game
11 months ago

Designing for Impact: African Architects Changing the Game

As the continent urbanizes, African architects are making their mark on the global stage. Using local materials, firms across Africa are designing innovative strategies to meet ongoing social …
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Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product
12 months ago

Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product

When Celmira Amade came to study International Business at Royal Holloway University of London in 2010, she was not quite ready for the impact of the English climate. …
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MONAA: African-inspired luxury footwear
12 months ago

MONAA: African-inspired luxury footwear

MONAA is a luxury footwear company that pays homage to regal Ashanti heritage. Founded by two sisters, MONAA manufactures its unique sandals in Ghana from globally-sourced leathers refined …
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Mark Zuckerberg visits Lagos, Nigeria
12 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg visits Lagos, Nigeria

This is Mark Zuckerburg’s first trip to sub-Saharan Africa and his first stop is Lagos, Nigeria! He’ll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs to learn about the startup ecosystem in …
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