The Intra-African Trade Fair 2018

    According to  African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the main reason why Intra- African trade is low is due to lack of Access to Trade and Market Information compared to that of Europe (59%), Asia (51%), and North America (37%). To curb this challenge,…

The Africa of My Dreams – Robinson Lynn

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Meet Morag Mwenya Mapoma Neill-Johnson

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Meet Chude Jideonwo

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Meet Jaydee Tarpeh

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Meet Yemi Adamolekun

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Meet Samantha Sibanda

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Meet Lamia Naji

Lamia Naji is the Associate Manager for Learning and Strategy at Mastercard Foundation. Lamia supports strategic planning at the Foundation. She also supports the management of select evaluation and learning partnerships within the Youth Livelihoods and Financial Inclusion portfolios. Prior to joining the…

Meet Vanessa Moungar

Vanessa Moungar as Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society. She’s a citizen of Chad and France. Moungar brings along diverse experience from the public and private sectors, as well as an extensive global network. She has a solid track record of high-level…

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