Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  
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Kenyan Eco-friendly Footwear Wins Fashionomics Africa  

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 29 March 2021 – The African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa initiative has named a women-led Kenya shoe design house as the winner of its competition to support producers of sustainable fashion. Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize. In addition, the business […]

New Appointment Head Corporate Banking-KCB Bank Uganda
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New Appointment Head Corporate Banking-KCB Bank Uganda

Ramla is a seasoned Banker with significant industry-wide experience in corporate and SME business development, having worked in financial services for over 13 years. She also has vast experience in strategy formulation and implementation, relationship management, credit risk management and structured financing, among others. She joins KCB Bank from NCBA Bank (formerly NC Bank) where she was […]

Tackling the Global Learning Crisis
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Tackling the Global Learning Crisis

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, NEW HAVEN – Education has emerged as one of the most consequential casualties of the pandemic. According to estimates from UNESCO, around 1.6 billion students across more than 190 countries were forced out of school at the peak of the crisis. In higher-income countries, school closures have disproportionately harmed students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, […]

The African Development Bank Group Appointment of  Ms. Atsuko TODA
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The African Development Bank Group Appointment of  Ms. Atsuko TODA

The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of  Ms. Atsuko TODA as Acting Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, effective  16  March 2021. Atsuko, a Japanese citizen, is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience with international institutions. Atsuko joined the Bank in December 2016 as Director of the Agriculture Finance and Rural Infrastructure Development Department. In her current function, she is responsible for the Bank’s investments in private sector agribusiness companies, mainstreaming […]

Stanbic National Schools Championship Enhances Youth Empowerment
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Stanbic National Schools Championship Enhances Youth Empowerment

Stanbic Bank Uganda has officially launched the 6th annual National Schools Championship (NSC) to be held under the theme “Empowering the job creators of tomorrow with the main focus on agriculture, business innovation and IT Skilling”. The National Schools Championship is Stanbic’s flagship education development initiative aimed at broadening participants’ abilities in applying business principles […]

Over 350 SMEs Graduate in Business Enterprise-Stanbic Business Incubator
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Over 350 SMEs Graduate in Business Enterprise-Stanbic Business Incubator

The Stanbic Business Incubator has awarded 352 SME’s with certificates in enterprise development program after a three-month completion of the training session in business management, capacity building and upskilling programmes. Uganda ranked as a top entrepreneurial country in the world with over 160,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that account for 90% of the entire […]

Taiwan Opens Scholarship to Somaliland Students
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Taiwan Opens Scholarship to Somaliland Students

Taiwan officially opened applications for Scholarships to Somaliland students on February 1 with a monthly financial stipend of up to US $1000 to the beneficiaries. The scholarships will cover a four-year undergraduate program, two years for a master’s degree, and four years for a doctoral program. According to the Taiwan Foreign Affairs ministry, Scholarships are, […]

Somaliland's Ambitious Plan to Improve Education in Rural Areas - International Day of Education
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Somaliland’s Ambitious Plan to Improve Education in Rural Areas – International Day of Education

As the world marks the third International Day of Education, the Somaliland government announced the construction of 31 new schools in the rural areas of the country. The government through the ministry of Education and Science has set aside US Dollars 1.1 million for the project consisting of between 2-4 classrooms, that is, targeting to reach […]

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced the 2020 edition Seeds for the Future Program known as the “Sky Seeds for the Future” despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Program 2020 to go ahead online

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced the 2020 edition Seeds for the Future Program known as the “Sky Seeds for the Future” despite the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Lina Cao, the Huawei Uganda Public Relations Manager the company shall carry out the program this year through online/e-learning platforms. Cao encouraged universities in […]