Read about some of our most recent activities below:
Our recent activities
Social Enterprise research
A study on social enterprise landscape in Ghana, Kenya and Ethiopia provides a foundation for understanding the existing and emerging developments for the social enterprise ecosystem. It will support the promotion of social enterprise through research, policy development and dialogue between government, business and development partners.
Ghana Skills hub
The British Council Ghana has launched a new hub, aimed at boosting the employability and professional skills of young people. A physical and virtual space offering short-term skills development courses, business incubation and networking opportunities.
An intensive training experience was delivered by young people for young people, aimed at giving thousands of learners and job-seekers a sharp shot of digital skills. It has been delivered by passionate young digital professionals in the early stages of their own careers in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria in partnership with Google and Livity.
Going Global Conference
In 2016, two of the programme’s entrepreneurs spoke at a Ministerial session at the Going Global conference in Cape Town. They reflected on the extent to which their university education prepared them to be successful innovators and shared their thoughts on how higher education can develop the new generation of entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial Africa London Showcase
In 2016, 15 emerging entrepreneurs from the Enterprise Challenge series visited the UK to connect with the London start-up community. Across three days, the entrepreneurs made new contacts, pitched their businesses to experts, and created partnership opportunities to scale their enterprises.