Business, Finance & Careers

VIEWPOINT: African Women as consumers are key to unlocking Africa’s growth

(#IWD2020 Special Reports) If African businesses are to succeed, and indeed if we are to…

Isabel dos Santos: “I was taught to make my own way in life, and never to depend on any man, be it father, brother, or husband.”

“‘People just assume that as a woman and a mother you are less able to…

Biola Alabi: ‘We need leaders that can influence societies in and out of the C-Suite’

I am an African woman who strongly believes in the immense opportunity on the continent…

VIEWPOINT: AfDB’s Vanessa Moungar on the importance of giving Women equal opportunities

Women are indeed the backbone of Africa’s economies. So how can Africa maximise the use…

GOOD NEWS: African Women Leadership Fund launched to empower female-led fund managers

The much-heralded African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF), has been formerly launched on the side-lines of…

Obstacles to successful female entrepreneurship … …that can be overcome

A revealing study shows that a need for financial stability and a low tolerance for…

Viewpoint: The workplace and the ‘angry-black-woman’ stereotype

By MoMa I remember the day vividly even though it was over eight years ago. I was…

Why Gender Inequality Is Plain Stupid

According to research from  McKinsey Global Gender Report if Africa steps up its efforts now,…

AfDB’s FASHIONOMICS: Strengthening Africa’s creative industries

Fueled by growing appetite for African Art, the rising popularity of African music and the…

Women in Architecture: The Olajumoke Adenowo Interview

Olajumoke Adenowo, is one of Africa’s leading architects and business woman. Her success as an…