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Africa and the G20’s Moment of Truth

Africa and the G20’s Moment of Truth

Lagos – This year is turning out to be one of global disruption. We’re seeing not only political upheaval and economic uncertainty, but also transformational innovation and the emergence of fresh thinking. Global-governance institutions are facing many challenges: slowing economic growth, volatile financial markets, falling commodity prices, emerging-economy risks (especially in China), refugee and migrant waves, geopolitical tensions, rising inequality and social fragmentation, and the...
Graça Machel Trust Launches Initiative To Create A Powerful Movement Of African Women Focused On Advancing Africa’s Future

Graça Machel Trust Launches Initiative To Create A Powerful Movement Of African Women Focused On Advancing Africa’s Future

Women Advancing Africa Initiative launched at an intimate gathering of African women leaders hosted by Mrs. Graça Machel Johannesburg, South Africa, August 15, 2016 – The Graça Machel Trust (GMT) announced today that it will launch a pan-African initiative to ‘Multiply the Faces and Amplify the Voices’ of African women as a force for economic and social transformation. The Trust will convene the first-ever Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum in 2017 to highlight the critical role that...