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Syllabus of the Subject - African Women: The fundamental pillar of the African Economy.

The subject “African Businesswoman” consists of four themes:

1- African Centre for Gender.

  1. Introduction to the African Centre for Gender (ACG) of the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  2. African Women's Rights Observatory
  3. African Women's Report
  4. African Gender and Development Index (AGDI)
  5. Case Study: H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - former Chairperson of the African Union Commission

2- Women's rights in Africa.

  1. Introduction to the Women's rights in Africa
  2. Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
  3. Southern African Development Community on Gender and Development
  4. New Partnership for Africa's Development
  5. Solemn Declaration of the African Heads of States on Gender Equality

3- Top African Businesswoman.

  1. Isabel dos Santos (Angola): richest African woman
  2. Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria)
  3. Cheryl Carolus (South Africa)
  4. Hajia Bola Shagaya (Nigeria)
  5. Divine Ndhlukula (Zimbabwe)
  6. Mimi Alemayehou (Ethiopia/US)
  7. Tara Fela-Durotoye (Nigeria)
  8. Minoush Abdel-Meguid (Egypt)
  9. Adenike Ogunlesi (Nigeria)
  10. Bridgette Radebe (South Africa)
  11. Sibongile Sambo (South Africa)
  12. Wendy Appelbaum (South Africa)
  13. Iman (Somalia)
  14. Dr Amina Odidi (Nigeria - Canada)
  15. Rapelang Rabana (South Africa)
  16. Monica Katebe Musonda (Zambia)
  17. Amini Kajunju (the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  18. Folake Folarin-Coker (Nigeria)
  19. Irene Charnley (South Africa)
  20. Another influential businesswoman

4- African Women awarded the Nobel Prize, Head of State or Presidents.

  1. Wangari Maathai (Kenya)
  2. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Former President of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize)
  3. Leymah Gbowee (Liberia)
  4. Her Excellency, Dr Joyce Banda (Former President of Malawi)
  5. Catherine Samba-Panza (Interim President of the Central African Republic)
The Subject (e-learning) “African Businesswoman” is part of the following Higher Education Programs (Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates) taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa
  2. Master's Degree (e-learning): International Business, Foreign Trade, Africa
  3. Course: African Economy
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

African Students Bachelor's Degree in Business, EENI Business School & HA University

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Afrique Femmes Affaires Tertiary Education in Portuguese África Empresarias Higher Education in Spanish África Empresarias

Credits of the subject “African Businesswoman”: 0.4 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - African Businesswoman (economic area of the African Civilisation):
H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

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Description of the Subject (Online Learning): African Businesswoman.

The African Women's (519 million) are the fundamental pillar of the economic development of Africa. According to the OECD, the African Women represent 70% of agriculture labour in Africa and generate 90% of African food.

The main objective of the ACG (the African centre for Gender) - Economic Commission for Africa - is to boost the empowerment of the African Women and to reduce gender inequality.

The African Gender and Development Index elaborated by the Economic Commission for Africa consists of:

  1. Gender Status Index (quantitative)
  2. AWPS - African Women's Progress Scoreboard (qualitative)

The countries analysed in the African Gender and Development Index are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda.

Samples - African Women

African Gender Development Index

Isabel dos Santos (Richest African Woman)

Folorunsho Alakija Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Liberia

Divine Ndhlukula (Zimbabwean Businesswoman)

Mimi Alemayehou Ethiopian Businesswoman (Course)

Cheryl Carolus (South African Businesswoman)

Hajia Bola Shagaya Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Tara Fela-Durotoye Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Minoush Abdel-Meguid Egyptyan Businesswoman (Course)

Folake Folarin-Coker Nigerian Businesswoman (Course)

Related information:

  1. African Business People
  2. African population

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