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Ecobank Foundation and United Nations (UN) Women Form Historic Partnership to Promote Women's Empowerment in Africa

Ecobank Foundation and UN Women will jointly carry out a series of awareness raising, advocacy and action activities to combat violence against women and girls in several African countries

The Ecobank Foundation (   and UN Women's Regional Office for West and Central Africa today signed a partnership agreement to strengthen their respective agendas for promoting women's empowerment in Africa. For the first time, these two key actors in the development of the continent have established a framework for cooperation…

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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…