African Leaders Chart New Course for Sustainability at Fifth Meeting of GDGDSA: Ministers from 12 African countries announced today a new commitment to sustainability during a meeting marking the fifth anniversary of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA). The meeting also served to formally welcome Madagascar as a new signatory to the GDSA. Read more
Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Wraps Up 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum – Largest Gathering of African Entrepreneurs: The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum on 14th of October 2017 in Lagos. Read more

Nigeria: Dangote Employs Youth Graduates for Rice Farming in Kogi: A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State. Read more

European cities announce bans on petrol and diesel cars as green initiative spreads across continent: Paris, Copenhagen and Oxford announced bans on petrol and diesel cars this week. Paris will ban all petrol- and diesel-fuelled cars by 2030, a decade ahead of France’s 2040 target. Read more

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