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  • Ghanaian Entrepreneur Sees Opportunity In Student Online Mentoring And Guidance

    Ghanaian entrepreneur By Ann Brown, 6:12 pm AFKI Original

    When Afia Bobia Amanfo thinks about Ghana, she sees a country ripe for harvesting, full of opportunities for its young population but lacking many basic necessities crucial for the success of young people. “This might not be an advantage for every business but it is a great opportunity for us as a social enterprise to make a difference in the lives of these young ones and help redefine the future of Ghana,” Amanfo told AFKInsider. Amanfo co-founded Students Hub Ghana, an online platform for mentoring young Ghanaians in education, career, tech, and entrepreneurship. A month after launch, the site has 3,000-plus followers.

  • Who Knew? Sub-Saharan Africa Has The Highest Global Rate Of Female Entrepreneurship

    Highest Global Rate Of Female Entrepreneurship By Staff, 1:00 am

    African startup competitions and accelerators never attract more than 30 percent female participation — the same as Europe and the U.S. CNN spoke to Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei, founders of She Leads Africa, a platform offering knowledge and support to female entrepreneurs. They launched a pitch competition aimed at startups operating in Africa and the diaspora.

  • Microsoft, UN To Mentor 200K Ethiopian Entrepreneurs

    By Dana Sanchez, 6:27 pm

    Microsoft has partnered with the U.N. Development Program to provide training and mentorship to 200,000 Ethiopian entrepreneurs. The U.N. partnership is Ethiopia’s first of its kind with the private sector, with services offered as part of Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative, aimed at accelerating Africa’s economic development and improving global competitiveness by empowering local entrepreneurs.

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