newsheadline247.com/Getting women in driver’s seat of Africa’s agribusiness revolution by Mariam Yinusa & Edward Mabaya
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Getting women in driver’s seat of Africa’s agribusiness revolution by Mariam Yinusa & Edward Mabaya

Monica Musonda, CEO of Zambian food processing company Java Foods, certainly faced hurdles in her rise to the top, but she overcame them. “Although the barriers to entry for women can be frustrating, they are often basic and relatively easy to resolve,” she said, playing down her struggles. “My climb up the agribusiness ladder has been Read more

newsheadline247.com/Discovery! Kosmos Strikes Oil in Offshore Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea
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Discovery! Kosmos Strikes Oil in Offshore Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, November 4, 2019/ — The Government of Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, has announced that Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery in offshore Equatorial Guinea. The S-5 well was drilled at a total depth of 4,400 meters and encountered 39 meters of net oil play in Read more

newsheadline247.com/Leading Women Entrepreneurs Across Africa Share Their Insight
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Leading Women Entrepreneurs Across Africa Share Their Insight

To mark the 5th anniversary of its high-profile annual conference, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has launched a prestigious publication, AWIEF Insights, celebrating and acknowledging the contribution made by women leaders, businesswomen, and entrepreneurs across the Pan-African continent. AWIEF Insights is a glossy, magazine-style publication where leading women in Africa share their personal journeys, provide Read more

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Women in Africa Need to Claim the Entire Continent as Their Marketplace

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), opened in Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October 2019, with stirring calls from speakers for women to move from having conversations about economic empowerment to radical action. Keynote speaker, Dr Vera Songwe, United Nations Undersecretary-General and Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), said there cannot Read more

newsheadline247.com/Ivorian President Outtara urges AfDB governors to "Make the right decision" for Africa to achieve its objectives
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Ivorian President Outtara urges AfDB governors to “Make the right decision” for Africa to achieve its objectives

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, October 31, 2019,/ — The President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, on Thursday called on the Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) to “make the right decision” to enable the continent to achieve its development goals. President Ouattara made the remarks at the opening of the 5th extraordinary meeting of Read more

newsheadline247.com/Burundi’s first lady releases a song to campaign against marital aggressions on infertile women in Africa
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Burundi’s first lady releases a song to campaign against marital aggressions on infertile women in Africa

…women are just more than mothers Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany is very happy to receive such an empowering song to break the stigma around infertility in Africa and rest of the world as a contribution from the First Lady of Burundi a part of her efforts as an Ambassador of Merck More Read more

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AfDB climate change initiative: Top experts form benefits mechanism board

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has appointed a group of renowned experts to the board of a continental initiative to mobilize financing for resilience to the negative impacts of climate change. The Bank established the interim executive board of the Adaptation Benefits Mechanism (ABM) on 4 October 2019. The ABM board is being assisted by an interim secretariat, Read more

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Africa: ITFC, OCP Africa unite for strategic financing, capacity building of agriculture

RABAT, Morocco, October 21, 2019/ — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, (ITFC, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation) (ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and OCP Africa ) (OCPAfrica.com), a subsidiary of OCP SA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will cater towards strategic funding, innovation and capacity building Read more