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Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Why AfricaSIF Matters (Part 3) - Guest Blogger

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, In : General 
The 2010 Soccer World Cup has given the world a taste of Africa. The national ‘gees’ and
energy in supporting Bafana Bafana and the other teams has shown that the spirit of Ubuntu
exists strongly in South Africa. The country’s people, economy, its tourist attractions and
meeting of the FIFA deadlines has proven that it is possible for an African country to deliver on
promises.

The African people, their cultures, resources and investment opportunities are the richness of
Africa; yet Africa is ...

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Why AfricaSIF Matters (Part 2)

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : General 
AfricaSIF has brought together a community of individuals committed to sustainable development on the African continent. Though the team stretches across the globe and brings together professionals with widely diverse backgrounds, each team member understands the urgent necessity for socially responsible investment in Africa and believes that AfricaSIF will be an important catalyst for positive change.  
 
As explained in an earlier post, this week you'll be able to read testimonials on why Afr...
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Why AfricaSIF Matters

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, In : General 
AfricaSIF has brought together a community of individuals committed to sustainable development on the African continent. Though the team stretches across the globe and brings together professionals with widely diverse backgrounds, each team member understands the urgent necessity for socially responsible investment in Africa and believes that AfricaSIF will be an important catalyst for positive change.  

As shown on the earlier post, this week you'll be able to read some testimonials from team...

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Responsible investment in Africa ... Impossible dream or achievable reality? Why not just say AfricaSIF mission?

Posted by AfricaSIF Project on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, In : General 
You'll find below the personal explanation from Nina Corynne Dongkeng (one of AfricaSIF's interns) on why AfricaSIF matters.

 "This is not a secret! The 21st Century and especially the past three years have dramatically affected the world, and the human condition … leaving each of us face-to-face with our responsibilities, our fears, our devils. Indeed, it seems that the following negative events - global financial crisis, swine flu, and more recently earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and Taiwan, ...

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