Empower Articles in Africa

empower developers for broader role

As companies steadily move toward increased agility, the software supply chain can no longer afford to follow the old assembly-line model: Specialists who once focused their efforts solely on developing code have seen their roles expand to that of generalist. With governance, security and quality assurance professionals less commonplace in the industry, developers now integrate their code in an environment where compliance, security and problem-solving not only rests on their shoulders but needs

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sa women ict enterpreneurs to be empowered in csg partnership with cape innovation and technology initiative

CSG has announced a partnership with Cape Innovation Technology Initiative (CiTi) - one of the country's oldest tech incubators - to expand the organization's nationwide Women in Business program that is part of the commitment by CSG South Africa to defy social norms by offering tech skills alongside the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment. This women-in-business program supports female entrepreneurs in their adoption and implementation of digital platforms that upskill their tech

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dream vc to empower the next generation of young african investors

geared towards aspiring young venture capitalists looking to kickstart their journey. A 4-month long summer program will run from June to September offering weekly training, project assignments, engaging workshops, and panel discussions with a key focus on Africans within the continent and those in the diaspora. The program looks to teach the basics from conducting due diligence, drafting investment memos, understanding strategies and legalities of setting up VC funds or Angel groups

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sa healthtech startup launches innovative digital platfrom looking to empower nurses across africa

". Patient Health (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2018 by Lehlogonolo Sylvester Msuthwana. The black-youth-owned startup was incubated at the Gauteng Innovation Hub. Afrinurse uses innovative technology to centralize resources and services that empower and support nurses, their careers, and wellbeing. According to the International Council of Nurses , Covid-19 is causing mass trauma among the global nurse force. It further points out how over 2,200 nurses have lost

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djassi africa launches innovative programme to empower african female entrepreneurs

Djassi Africa , a venture building company focused on African innovators, has launched a ground-breaking new programme that is tailored to empowering female entrepreneurs in Africa through personal development. Titled sheLEADS, the programme is focused on providing African female entrepreneurs with the tools to grow their personal brand and develop themselves as an individual and leader. Fernando Cabral, Chief of Venture Growth at Djassi Africa explains that the inspira

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mastercard and kasha to empower women while supporting micro-entrepreneurs in africa

Kasha CEO and founder expressed thrill in the continuation of the new partnership with Mastercard. Microsoft believes the new partnership with Kasha will help in its plan to impact a billion people and admit over 50 million small and micro businesses to the digital economy by 2025. Share See more Previous article Egypt e-commerce logistics marketplace raises $3.25M in pre-seed funding Next article Gozem launches ride-hailing service

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kmc establishes fund for economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs

Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the Lord Mayor of the Kanifing Municipal Council, has disclosed that KMC's Nominated Councillor for Women Bineh Marong, will lead the establishment of a D100 million fund for the economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs within the Municipality. Mayor Bensouda said this initiative is one way that Council is assisting to alleviate the financial constraints of women and help them become financially independent. The Mayor of KMC made the statements on Tuesday 1st December 20

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csos empowered on environmental protection

Two Civil Society Organisations in the Central River and North Bank Regions have been trained on the techniques and skills in lobbying and advocacy, to protect the environment. The training of members of Rural Women Assemblies and Rural Forestry Platforms, were held at the Kuntuar Area Council hall and ADAWAC premises on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th respectively. The training was funded by an EU Project entitled: "Empowering Civil Society Organizations to mobilize Citizen Actions towards a g

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nigerian fintech launches feature to empower smes in region

Lagos-based digital bank startup Sparkle has launched a new service titled Sparkle Business to its existing mobile application. The new service aims to provide access to various products and services for small businesses and SMEs in the region. Uzoma Dozie, founder and CEO of Sparkle explains that the launch of the new feature is integral to supporting SMEs in the region. SMEs are the largest employer of labour in Nigeria but are lacking access to basic services that wi

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google announces a $25m google.org impact challenge (gic) for female empowerment

depicted the launch of this new Impact Challenge as a way to address systemic barriers and inequities giving women access to financial independence opportunities. The idea is to see to it that women "build financial independence" and "pursue entrepreneurism." An all-female panel comprised of educators, world leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, Google executives, and researchers will oversee the application review and selection processes. Each organization will recei

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