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Agri-business Entrepreneur, Gcina Dlamini, Wins Inaugural JA Eswatini Alumni Start-Up of the Year Award

JA Eswatini, with the support of the Taiwan Embassy, organized the inaugural JA Eswatini Alumni Awards at The George Hotel on Friday, May 17, 2024. This event celebrated the achievements of outstanding alumni, with 16 award categories featuring various prizes sponsored by partners. The most prestigious accolade, the JA Eswatini Alumni Start-Up of The Year, …

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Passeport pour le Futur Program in Côte d’Ivoire Reaches Milestone: 5,000 Beneficiaries

JA Côte d’Ivoire, with the support of The Coca-Cola Foundation, has reached a significant milestone in its entrepreneurship education initiative for Ivorian youth through the Passeport pour le Futur program. To date, 5,000 out of the target 6,000 beneficiaries have been equipped with essential entrepreneurial skills and knowledge. The Passeport pour le Futur program has …

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JA Africa Selected as Field Global Immersion Project Partner For Harvard Business School

JA Africa recently had the opportunity to host a team of students from Harvard Business School in Accra, Ghana for one week as part of a required course called the FIELD Global Immersion. JA Africa was one of 157 FIELD Global Immersion Project Partners spanning 16 cities across 16 countries. Together these Partners combined to …

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Eswatini’s Sboniso Madlopha Named Vice President of Operations at JA Africa

Junior Achievement (JA) Africa has announced the appointment of Madlopha Sboniso as the new Vice President of Operations. With a distinguished career spanning over a decade in senior management and executive leadership, Mr. Madlopha brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of success to his new role. Having previously worked as the …

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ExxonMobil Foundation Collaborates with JA Africa on $300,000 STEM Program

Program to provide STEM and problem-solving skills to students across continent Students to compete for chance to attend major regional industry conference Aims to develop the next generation of African thinkers and workforce The ExxonMobil Foundation and JA Africa have launched the “ExxonMobil STEM Africa” initiative, a $300,000 program to promote science, technology, engineering and …

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Spotlight on JA Africa Member Nations’ Participation in Global Money Week 2024

Junior Achievement Africa joined the rest of the world in celebrating Global Money Week (GMW) from 18-24 March 2024. GMW, a Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) initiative, GMW is an annual global awareness-raising campaign on the importance of ensuring that young people, from an early age, are financially aware, and are gradually acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes …

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Celebrating JA Africa’s Impact in Francophone Africa

On this International Day of Francophonie, let us take this opportunity to celebrate some of our recent programming in Francophone countries. JA Africa has engaged on a deliberate expansion plan into Francophone countries since 2022. Last year has seen the implementation of JA programs in six Francophone countries; Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of …

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Article: The Impact Of Inclusion Of African Girls

According to globalpartnership.org, 70% of women in Africa face inequality: access to education, economic empowerment, political representation, and cultural norms. International Women’s Day which dates back to 1911 has brought forth a new theme- Inspire Inclusion, which highlights the necessity to address problems or struggles referring to African girls, prioritizing the need for empowerment and …

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Igniting Dreams and Creating Futures: Celebrating the Impact of the Social Equity Program

Odyek Haron dropped out of school at age 16 because his parents could not afford his school fees. In Uganda, where Odyek lives, an estimated 4.3 million young people, 41% of youth ages 18–29, are classified as NEET—not in education, employment, or vocational training. Seeking work to support himself and his family, Odyek began to …

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