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Women’s Empowerment in Rwanda

Rwanda is a leading light in the journey towards women’s empowerment. The country has the highest proportion of women in parliament globally and has high levels of female education and employment. However, there are still areas where progress needs to be made.   The History   The journey towards women’s

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Who is the new Director-General of the WTO?

Introduction On the 15th February 2021, the General Council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) selected Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the organisation’s seventh Director-General. When she took office on 1st March 2021, Dr Okonjo-Iweala became the first woman and the first African to hold this position. What is the WTO? The

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e-Health Startups

In 2020, the African technology start-up sector had a record-breaking year of funding. 397 startups raised over US $700m in capital, a growth of 42.7% in total funding. These numbers represent impressive growth from 2019, even with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt have

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