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The Opportunities and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs: The case for Zambia

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Following a recent, well attended, visit to the Legatum Institute last year, the Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia, Her Honour Mrs Inonge Wina returned to explain how her country is trying to make the business environment there more attractive for women to set up as entrepreneurs.

Hear what she had to say (here)


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Growth and Prosperity in Africa: What's Worked, and What's Next?

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

With a decade of strong growth in Africa now at its close, where has that growth most delivered progress on prosperity, and why? To mark the launch of the ‘2016 Africa Prosperity Report', Lord Malloch-Brown gave a keynote speech on the state of prosperity in Africa, ahead of a panel discussion with experts.

Press Release

Decades of Economic Growth Have Failed to Deliver Greater Levels of Prosperity for Many African Countries

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

LONDON—New Index reveals which countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have over and under-achieved in creating more prosperous societies given their levels of wealth.

Publications

2016 Africa Prosperity Report

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Launched today, the 2016 Africa Prosperity Report shows that decades of economic growth across the continent has failed to deliver greater levels of prosperity for many African countries.

Events

Borderlines: A Conversation with Michela Wrong

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Should the West engage with Africa, and if so, how? Journalist and author Michela Wrong has spent two decades writing about the continent. She joined Alanna Putze, Senior Programme Director at the Legatum Institute, to discuss her latest book, ‘Borderlines’.

Press Release

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

LONDON—Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

Events

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Her Honour, Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

Press Release

Norway is the Most Prosperous Country in the World

Monday, 2 November 2015

LONDON—The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals Indonesia has made the most radical improvements since 2009 while the least prosperous countries are in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the seventh year running, Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.

Publications

2015 Africa Prosperity Summit Report

Friday, 26 June 2015

The Legatum Institute has published a report that captures the core themes of its 2015 Africa Prosperity Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (May 2015). The report reveals four catalysts for Africa's future prosperity: innovation, women, security and data.

Commentary

Unlocking the Potential of Female Entrepreneurship in Africa

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Barriers need to be removed so more African women have tools to become entrepreneurs, write the Legatum Institute's Nathan Gamester and Anthony Demetriou (The Guardian)

Events

2015 Africa Prosperity Summit: Promoting Wealth and Wellbeing

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

GDP growth across the continent has fed an “Africa Rising” narrative. But many Africans have failed to benefit from the current economic boom. The Legatum Institute, with the support of the Ford Foundation, hosted a conference in Tanzania with experts from academia, civil society, business and politics to discuss how to promote true prosperity.

Events

Where is Africa Now? Launch of the 2014 Africa Prosperity Report

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The Legatum Institute hosted the launch of its 2014 'Africa Prosperity Report', a region-specific index which analyses the overall prosperity of 38 countries.

News

What Drives Prosperity in Africa?

Friday, 7 November 2014

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a vibrant panel discussion on the theme of female entrepreneurship and African prosperity, at the 2014 African Leadership Network conference in Kigali.