A new breed of entrepreneurs – Social Entrepreneurship

A new breed of entrepreneurs

As the African proverb says, “you empower a woman, you empower a nation”. Taking this powerful thought forward, the 2nd season of the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme aims to trigger the possibility of empowering a generation by empowering the women.

Medical device regulations in southern Africa will boost innovation and improve patient health

Medical devices

Sub-Saharan Africa faces extreme challenges in public health, many of which can be addressed through innovative technologies such as fast and cheap diagnostic tests. Innovation in the sector is hindered, however, by poor or non-existent regulations around the testing and use of medical technology. South Africa has recently enacted laws to regulate medical device development, testing, and use; hopefully beginning a trend that will permeate the rest of the region.

Capacity building empowers Lesotho female entrepreneur

Eternity Foods Soup

It is a well-known fact that women are the backbone of their communities and also play a key role in the economies of their countries. One woman who shares this sentiment is 52- year old Mmakgabatso Shale who has turned her company Eternity Foods into a community wealth-building model to empower other women.