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JA Africa’s CEO, Simi Nwogugu, Named Among 100 Most Influential African Women

Avance Media, a pan-African Public Relations and Rating firm, has announced the release of its fifth annual edition of the 100 Most Influential African Women list for 2023, honoring Africa’s foremost women leaders from 31 countries. Notably, among the esteemed honorees is JA Africa’s CEO, Simi Nwogugu. Chosen for their exceptional contributions to various sectors …

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MI Tech from Zimbabwe Clinches Top Honor at Africa’s Premier High School Entrepreneurship Competition

Mobile Intelligence Technologies (MI Tech), a software engineering social enterprise initiated by JA students from Ndarama High School in Zimbabwe, secured victory at the 2023 JA Africa Company of the Year (COY) Competition in Kigali, Rwanda. AID Electronics from Ghana and UNWIND from South Africa came in second and third place respectively. Organized annually, the …

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JA Mauritius Launches JA GREENT Program for Sustainable Economic Growth

JA Mauritius has launched JA GREENT Program, a new initiative aimed at fostering sustainable economic growth in the Republic of Mauritius. At JA Mascareignes, we strongly believe that thriving communities can only be built in a world where nature is restored and protected. With a focus on Green Entrepreneurship, this program is designed to make …

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Tomorrow Foundation Supports JA Students’ Participation in COP28

JA Ghana is eagerly anticipating its participation in the upcoming global event, COP28, a gathering of industry leaders, innovators, and experts from around the world. Set to take place at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from November 30 to December 12, 2023, COP28 serves as a critical platform for assessing global progress …

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JA Africa Boosts Youth Employment with Launch of JA Career Connect

Johannesburg, South Africa – 20 November 2023: JA Africa, in partnership with Google’s charitable arm, Google.org, and Z Zurich Foundation, have launched JA Career Connect – a new cloud-based platform designed to connect young African talent with employment opportunities across the globe. In line with their joint commitment to nurturing the future leaders of the …

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JA Africa’s CEO, Simi Nwogugu, Receives TIAW World of Difference Award for Contributions to Women’s Economic Empowerment

The International Alliance for Women (TIAW), at a special luncheon event on October 18th in Toronto, Canada, announced Simi Nwogugu, CEO of JA Africa, as a distinguished recipient of the 2023 TIAW World of Difference Award in recognition of her contributions to women’s economic empowerment globally. The award was presented in partnership with IWF – …

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JA Mauritius and Standard Chartered Bank Launch Goal Video Project

On the occasion of the International Day of the Girls’ Child, Junior Achievement Mascareignes (JA) proudly unveiled the Goal Video Project, a groundbreaking initiative designed to empower girls through education and life skills. The project’s primary focus is to provide girls with essential knowledge on various Goal-related subjects. JA Mascareignes’ dedicated team has meticulously created …

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Building Smart Money Kids in Cameroon: Prudence Foundation, Prudential Beneficial Life Insurance, and JA Africa Expand Cha-Ching Program

Douala, September 23rd – Prudential Beneficial Cameroon under the wing of the Prudence Foundation is delighted to announce their partnership’s expansion into Cameroon to introduce the Cha-Ching Program tabled by their Junior Achievement (JA) Africa arm. This program focuses on teaching financial literacy to primary school learners aged seven to twelve, encouraging them to apply …

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Bridging the STEM Gender Gap: GE and JA Africa’s Initiative Empowers Senegalese Girls

GE and JA Africa, in collaboration with Consortium Jeunesse Senegal, successfully hosted the GE Girls in STEM program, a two-day event aimed at inspiring and educating Senegalese girls about the exciting world of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Taking place in Dakar, the program provided 53 girls with invaluable insights into the …

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Visionaries Unite to Shift the Narrative of Africa’s Educational Sector and Systems

Distinguished leaders in Education on Thursday the 31st of August came together to deliberate on the  need to revolutionize the narrative surrounding the educational ecosystem in Africa at the Catalyst 2030’s Africa Forward event for August. Themed “Shifting the Education Narrative,” the event was hosted by Danielle Tsamo of Catalyst 2030 and featured prominent education …

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