education programs

Educate and save girls from abuse of forced marriage

The UN estimates that today over 40% of girls under the age of 15 get into involuntary marriages in Africa.Last week, the African Union summit in Zambia highlighted the challenges faced by women and girls with a particular focus on child marriage. The marriage of girl children is informed by various social challenges and cultural and religious practices.

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Music for Change

The Playing for Change movement's self-professed philosophy is aimed at "inspiring, connecting, and bringing peace to the world through music". And it achieves both the creative and distribution process with the help of ICT technologies. The movement's first video was a group of over 35 musicians from 10 countries

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Azealia Banks calls for reparations for slavery

Six local African companies are giving their globalised competitors a run for their money in their home markets, according to a new report by the US-based Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This is the first time that so many countries from the African region have made BCG's 'Local Dynamos' rankings, highlighting the dynamism of the continent's maturing markets.

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The gains made in African markets

Six local African companies are giving their globalised competitors a run for their money in their home markets, according to a new report by the US-based Boston Consulting Group (BCG). This is the first time that so many countries from the African region have made BCG's 'Local Dynamos' rankings, highlighting the dynamism of the continent's maturing markets.

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Making Finance Work in Nigeria

After several difficult years in the global financial industry, which were mirrored in Nigeria

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Islamic banking: A partnership made in heaven?

Judging by some recent developments, the Islamic finance

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Africa's iron ore revolution edges nearer

Africa is currently the source of just 4-5% of the world's iron ore

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