The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Vodafone Ghana and Access Bank, has trained 60 local women in the Upper East Region on strategies of safekeeping their business earnings in their respective communities.
U.S. Ambassador in Namibia, Lisa Johnson officially launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program in Namibia. The program was established in 2019 and provides women with the tools needed to create and grow their own businesses, raise capital, and effectively network with other successful business owners.
Female entrepreneurs are known worldwide to contribute to the development of any nation, and this is why it is vital that they are empowered to perform this task.
Women for water, a clean water and women’s empowerment action platform, and Waterboys a Chris Long’s premier athlete-led initiative announced today that they would partner on the water4Her campaign to empower 100,000 East African women and girls through clean water access.
The British government has launched an £8.9-million programme to help businesses in the Southern African Customs Union, plus Mozambique (SACU+M), to enter and grow their export markets. Known as Trade Forward Southern Africa (TFSA), the initiative is part of the UK Prosperity Fund Global Trade Programme and is especially intended to support women-owned and women-dominated businesses.
Nigerian writer and author of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been voted winner of Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners,” according to a statement issued yesterday by the organisers.
Women in politics deserve fair coverage by the media as afforded their male counterparts, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Commissioner Netsai Mushonga has said.