Daily Archives: March 7, 2015

Separating Hype From Reality in the Fizzy World of Africa Start-Ups – VC4Africa Survey Findings [analysis]

It’s hard separating hype from reality in the current African start-up sector so it’s always good to get some facts to hang on to. VC4Africa’s latest annual study Venture Finance in Africa 2015 provides a useful look at a key …

Thabo Mbeki Bags Awolowo Leadership Award

Former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, yesterday at the Muson Centre, Lagos, bagged the 2014 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership Award for his contribution to the end of apartheid and the development of the southern African country.
The award was …

Thabo Mbeki Wins Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership

Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, has called on African leaders to emulate the late sage, Obafemi Awolowo, and make themselves role models for the future generations of Africans who would help confront the challenges facing the continent.
Mr. Mbeki …

'African Solutions to African Problems'

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said Zimbabwe will advance the African cause and help find solutions to problems affecting the continent during its tenure as African Union chair. Officially opening the sadc Council of Ministers meeting in Harare yesterday, Minister …

Investment Deals Top U.S $1,6 Billion

Investors are warming up to opportunities in the country and Government has so far entered into agreements worth approximately $1,6 billion, while others are in the pipeline as efforts to turnaround the economy gather momentum, Finance and Economic Development Minister …