Pape Gaye, CEO of Intrahealth International. Phil Heilberg, CEO of JARCH Companies (focused on developing natural resources in Africa). Ben Lyon, Founder of Kopo Kopo (developers of Business Operating Software). These brilliant African men are poised to share their experiences and passion to see Africa
“Letters to Mother Africa”, named one of the best concerts of 2016, continues with a part two coming to Aaron Davis Hall in Manhattan on March 31.
A new Morocco-based seed investment fund dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, Outlierz, launched this week. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s most famous US and African serial entrepreneurs and angel investors.
On December 3, 2016 more than 400 exquisitely dressed individuals gathered at the Florence Gould Hall in New York City in New York City to celebrate Africans who have impacted and inspired the African community. The 6th edition of this annual Award ceremony was hosted
I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
A united nations leader. A best-selling author. A technology-disruptor. An Ivory Coast craftsman. An African arts education advocate. A stereotype-bending actor. A fashion model and environmentalist. An American African community activist. An army for women’s reproductive rights. Each has genuinely excelled in their own sphere
On November 18 - 21, the Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) will host its 24th annual conference, the longest running student-organized Africa-focused business discussion. With this year’s theme: “My Africa Network: New Partners for New Solutions”, WABF will be a platform for a diverse array of
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Editor Mutiyat Ade-Salu asks 3 entrepreneurs in their 20s/30s for their take on the first task of setting up any business: determining a need for it.
Ask any business resource what you need to do to run a successful company or sole proprietorship
During the United Nations General Assembly, The Africa-America Institute celebrated and recognized the extraordinary dedication and pioneering achievements of US and African leaders at the AAI 2016 Annual Awards Gala. The 2016 Honorees were Aliko Dangote, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group; Ali Moshiri, President, Chevron