Africa’s female rising stars of business are still seen as second-class citizens | The Guardian Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs

Despite the compelling narrative about African women becoming titans of industry, sexism and inequality make scaling up impossible for many entrepreneurs.

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Jennings Junior High leads 2.8-mile trek to raise money for a well in Kenya | The St. Louis American “We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity.

“We’re walking for water!” a Jennings Junior School student shouted while waving a sign at passing cars. Many honked in solidarity.

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Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth | Al Jazeera If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to - even helped to - legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.

If African countries are to benefit from foreign investment, they must be allowed to – even helped to – legally regulate that investment and the corporations that often bring it.

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Start-Up Bets on Tech Talent Pipeline From Africa | The New York Times When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.

When Tolulope Komolafe first heard the pitch, she was skeptical. A fledgling company in Lagos, Nigeria, would pay her to learn how to write modern computer code and then offer her a good job in the high-tech economy.

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Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery – Okay Africa When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery.

When Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: Food Delivery.

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Ikea Enlists Distinguished Group of African Creatives To Design Its New Collection – Okay Africa The next time you psych yourself up to take the day-long trip to Ikea, you may be delighted to find furniture and home goods created by African designers lining its never-ending shelves.

The next time you psych yourself up to take the day-long trip to Ikea, you may be delighted to find furniture and home goods created by African designers lining its never-ending shelves.

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