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African Businesswoman

Syllabus of the Subject - African Women: The 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. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma - former Chairperson of the African Union Commission

2- Women's rights in Africa.

  1. Introduction to 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. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  5. Solemn Declaration of the African Heads of States on Gender Equality

3- Top African Businesswoman.

  1. Isabel dos Santos (Angola): richest African Women
  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. PhD Amina Odidi (Nigeria - Canada)
  15. Rapelang Rabana (South Africa)
  16. Monica Katebe Musonda (Zambia)
  17. Amini Kajunju (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, PhD Joyce Banda (Former President of Malawi)
  5. Catherine Samba-Panza (Interim President of the Central African Republic)

Sample - African Businesswoman (economic area of the African Civilisation):
H.E. PhD Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (South Africa) Former Chairperson of the African Union

The Subject “African Businesswoman” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: African Economy

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Business)

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Isabel dos Santos, Angolan Businesswoman, Richest African Women (Angola)

Description: African Businesswoman.

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

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

Folorunsho Alakija, Nigerian Businesswoman, Rose of Sharon (fashion group, Master, Nigeria)

African Gender Development Index

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberian Nobel Peace Prize, Methodist (Liberia, Master)

Divine Ndhlukula, Zimbabwean Businesswoman (Zimbabwe) SECURICO Security Company

Mimi Alemayehou, Ethiopian Businesswoman: one of the most powerful African Women (Master Ethiopia US)

Cheryl Carolus, South African Businesswoman (Doctorate, Master)

Hajia Bola Shagaya. One of the richest women in Africa (Master, Nigeria)

Tara-Fela Durotoye, Nigerian fashion businesswoman (Nigeria, Master, Doctorate)

Folake Folarin-Coker, Nigerian Businesswoman and fashion designer (Master, Nigeria)

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Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to:

  1. Eastern African Students: Eritrea, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eritrea, Ethiopia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Ethiopia, Kenya: Doctorates, Masters, Foreign Trade, Business Kenya, Mauritius, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Mauritius, Malawi Masters, Doctorates, Foreign Trade, Business Malawi, Seychelles, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Seychelles, Somalia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Somalia, Sudan, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Sudan, Tanzania, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Tanzania, and Uganda, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Uganda.
  2. Western African Students: Gambia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade The Gambia, Ghana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Ghana, Liberia Online Master / Doctorate in Business, Foreign Trade Liberia, Nigeria Doctorates, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Nigeria and Sierra Leone, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Sierra Leone
  3. Central African Students: Cameroon, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Cameroon and Rwanda, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Rwanda
  4. Southern African Students: Botswana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Lesotho, Namibia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Namibia, South Africa, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade South Africa Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwe.
  5. Northern African Students: Egypt, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Egypt and Libya

Minoush Abdel-Meguid, Egyptian Banker and Businesswoman, Muslim (Egypt, Master)



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