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2015 U.N SOUTH-SOUTH AWARDS! (ARTICLE )

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BY:LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

On September 26, 2015 the United Nations brought national and business leaders throughout the world to celebrate and encourage black and brown self-reliance and development .

The idea is to empower countries and people of the southern hemisphere, which consists of countries from Africa, Asia, South America, Latin America and Caribbean nations.

Countries who for hundreds of years have been dominated and oppressed economically and politically by western and northern nations.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK :

http://newsone.com/3194734/un-south-south-awards-2015-focus-on-black-self-reliance-in-developing-nations/

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TWO SISTAS WITH A BUSINESS PLAN FOR WOMEN IN AFRICA! ( ARTICLE )

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Two young ladies, Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei are spreading economic empowerment and feminism in Sub-Saharan Africa.

They have started a company called SheLeadsAfrica.org (She Leads Africa) to help African women, get the tools needed to be successful in entrepreneurship, which is on the rise in Africa.

According to the Global Entrepreneurship monitor 2014 global report: “Africa leads the world in the number of women starting businesses.”

She Leads Africa has partnered with tech giant Intel, to host several educational workshops in cities all over the world’s 2nd largest continent.

They so hosted their first She Leads Africa entrepreneur showcase in Nigeria, an event that showcased Africa’s up and coming women entrepreneurs and introduced them to investors, accelerators and business mentors.

For additional information use the link below :

http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/09/15/two-young-women-help-african-women-entrepreneurs-become-influential-global-leaders/