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Networking: The Backbone for Entrepreneurship in Africa//

Categories: About IGD , Featured , Fellowship

By Adeshola Komolafe, 2014 Fellow Adeshola Komolafe is the CEO of Media Insight, a Nigerian integrated marketing communications firm, and Save Our Future, a non-governmental organization that focuses on introducing young people in less privileged educational environments to information and communications technology (ICT). Adeshola shares her experiences as a Jennifer… Read More


Sustainable Development Goals: the bar just got higher//

Categories: About IGD , CEO Interviews , Featured , IGD In the News , IGD News , In the News , In The News

The UN will launch its Sustainable Development Goals which will shape the global development agenda for the next 15 years. Who will help support these goals in Africa? President and CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcovych says it’s the African born and bred businesses. These businesses are the engines of growth and will… Read More


Blog Series- Africa: Breaking Business Bottlenecks//

Categories: About IGD , Events , Featured

As African economies grow, there are opportunities for investment in all regions. However there are also impediments that make some areas more difficult than others for business to thrive. This blog series explores these bottlenecks and the business solutions that companies throughout the continent are using to address them.  Co-hosted… Read More


Initiative For Global Development’s Frontier 100 Forum Offers Business-Led Solutions To Propel Africa’s Development And Economic Growth//

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Frontier 100 Forum convenes the world’s leading business leaders operating in Africa. From May 31- June 2, 2015, these leaders discussed how to strategize on cross-cutting challenges to propel economic growth and alleviate poverty in Africa. For a recap of the Forum read the press release featured on Reuters.  

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