Rosa Whitaker, founder and CEO of the Whitaker Group, has been hailed as a “trailblazer” by Face2Face Africa at its fifth annual awards gala to recognize and celebrate of pan-African achievement.
Let’s not get hung up on the 1%/99% problem that is bedevelling mature market economies but focus instead on what we need to do to make the market work inclusively for us, argues Kingsley Mohgalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and currently a Senior Fellow in the Council on Emerging Market Enterprises at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
…argues David Levin, Managing Partner at Nexus Capital Markets, a leading Pan-African/U.S. investment bank located in New York and Johannesburg. American business should take note and stop missing out on the extraordinary opportunities the continent offers.
Riva Levinsons’s Choosing the Hero: My Improbable Journey and the Rise of Africa’s First Woman President is a must read. Insightful, instructive and inspiring, Riva provides a front row seat and eye witness account of some of the most significant developments shaping Africa’s political landscape. Blended with stories of her own personal and professional development along the way, Riva’s journey is loaded with lessons in grit, naïveté, integrity and loyalty.
According to African Merchandising Services Africa the future of African Textile and Apparel Exports is bright as the continent is an attractive destination due to among others abundant labor, low wages, AGOA’s 10 year renewal.
Rosa Whitaker, President of the Whitaker Group, discusses the opportunities for apparel exports to the US for African manufacturers offered under AGOA, at Source Africa 2015. The third annual Source Africa textiles and apparel trade show event took place in Cape Town, South Africa, June 9-11, 2015.
Africa’s own media have a critical role to play in helping Africans — and the rest of the world — overcome stereotypes to grasp the continent’s inspiring deeper truths, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta argued at the 2015 CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards in Nairobi last weekend. We agree.
“The Whitaker Group is no ordinary business consultancy”, says Salt, a new UK-based magazine and website that explores compassionate business thinking in an inaugural issue profile of Rosa Whitaker.
“This evening I was honored to be among those joining President Barack Obama at the White House to celebrate the renewal of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act in strengthened form for an unprecedented ten years.”