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Bridging education gaps can uplift African women entrepreneurs

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Educational attainment gaps have limited the success of women-owned businesses in Africa, according to a report newly published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The “Women’s Entrepreneurship Report” studied data from tens of thousands of African entrepreneurs and firms to establish links …

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Africa’s gathering debt storm

The continent’s debt-service payments in 2020 amount to $44 billion which is a lot of money COMMENT | COBUS VAN STADEN | The COVID-19 crisis is pushing Africa to the financial brink. African governments are under pressure to continue servicing their external loans, leaving them with few resources to confront …

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African businesses shifting towards new technologies in response to COVID-19 pandemic: UN report

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA | African businesses are shifting towards new technologies in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The report, which was jointly published by the UNECA and the International Economics Consulting Ltd., …

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Africa needs to increase internet penetration as COVID-19 disrupts trade condition, says UNECA

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA | Much still needs to be done for Africa to increase internet penetration as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the continent’s trade and socioeconomic condition, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) said on Tuesday. According to figures from the ECA, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia and South …

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Jobs: Senior Programme Management Officer Addis Ababa

Job Opening Posting Title: Senior Programme Management Officer (Policy and Coordination) Job Code Title: SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER Department/Office: ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA Posting Period: 04 July 2016 – 01 September 2016 Job Opening Number: 62754 Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE (click) Share on: WhatsApp

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