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Infrastructure is so much more than bricks and mortar (By Carl Manlan, Chief Operating Officer at Ecobank Foundation, and Michael Mapstone, Director of External Affairs and Global Engagement at the Charities Aid Foundation)

Five years ago, the Ecobank Foundation collaborated with the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) to design a strategy that would help us become the ‘go-to’ partner in Africa

By Carl Manlan and Michael Mapstone Often when people speak about the need for infrastructure development in Africa, they are discussing bricks and mortar, improved physical structures such as transportation links, hospitals and schools. But creating a world in which the African continent can truly flourish and provide long term stability and…

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Jean-Pierre Bekolo’s ‘Miraculous Weapons’ scoops Ecobank Foundation Prize at Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou Film Festival (FESPACO)

“Miraculous weapons” provides an enthralling story of quest of human freedom, freedom of expression, in a spirit of absolute dignity

The Cameroonian “Miraculous weapons” produced by Jean-Pierre Bekolo was judged to be the film giving the most positive image of Africa, at the influential 2019 Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision de Ougadougou (FESPACO). As winner of the Ecobank Foundation’s ( Sembène Ousmane prize, Jean-Pierre Bekolo received XOF…