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The first edition of IE University’s Africa Speaker Series “Digitizing Africa for the Future” a four-part series on the possibilities and benefits of digitization, featured leading […]

We are excited to announce our first Africa Speaker Series featuring some of Africa’s leading experts in finance, governance, education and, health. The current pandemic has […]

The IE University Business Challenge on COVID resilience in Africa, recently kicked off with over 350 IE undergraduate business students providing consulting services for five companies across the African continent. The challenge was designed for IE […]

Felicia Appenteng, Chair of the IE Africa Center, talks to us about the inspiring and innovative solutions emerging from the African continent to help combat the […]

Knowledge Extends Beyond the Classroom In times like these, it is extremely important to look forward with resilience to confront uncertainty—this means preparing ourselves for whatever […]

Join us for a webinar with Patrice Juah, author, writer, editor and IE Kistefos Scholar on Friday 3 April 2020 at 11am as she speaks on […]

On March 4, 2020, the second edition of the IE Africa Center’s “African Solutions, Global Challenges” forum, took place at London’s Chatham House. SOAS University of […]

What is the role and value-add of the African diaspora when it comes to building the continent’s future? Can Africans in the diaspora build unicorns on […]

What is the role and value-add of the African diaspora when it comes to building the continent’s future? Can Africans in the diaspora build unicorns on […]

During the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, Felicia Appenteng and Begoña Gómez, the Chair and Executive Director of the IE Africa Center, met with the […]

The UNWTO first regional congress on Women Empowerment in the Tourism Sector took place in Accra, Ghana, last November, focusing on how the tourism industry can […]

IE Foundation and Junior Achievement Africa signed an MOU last December 6th in Accra, Ghana, to empower young entrepreneurs in the continent.  The signing took place […]

Susana Malcorra and Felicia Appenteng Discuss Conflict Arising from Climate Change What is the role of climate change, specifically dwindling water resources, in the exacerbation of […]

H.E Arkebe Oqubay, Senior Minister and Special Adviser to the Ethiopian Prime Minister delivered a lecture on how nations learn and catch up through global transformation […]

On 27 November 2019, Joseph Nkandu, Executive Director of NUCAFE and Fellow of IE Africa Center’s Social Innovators Retreat, will share his expertise, insights and experience […]

We sat down with Dina Sherif, Co-Founder/CEO, Ahead of the Curve (ATC) and Executive Director, MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, to discuss entrepreneurship and […]

Last month, IE held its first African Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria. Focusing on growth and scalability in business, the event showcased startups dedicated to providing […]

Lebo Mashile, South African award winning poet, writer, actress and activist, delivered a gutsy performance of 10 poems on race, identity, feminism, body image and memory […]

IE Africa Center in collaboration with the Embassy of South Africa Madrid is proud to present an evening with Lebogang Mashile. An award-winning poet, author, presenter, […]

On 18 September, IE Professor Ken Dubin spoke at the all-Africa Employee Engagement Conference and Indaba sponsored by IE Business School in Johannesburg. Speaking on the […]