Africa is our home and it holds a distinct energy, especially the entrepreneurialism that is the continent's commercial life force. At Standard Bank Group we're proud to be driving Africa's growth and moving her people forward.
Fred Swaniker, Ghanaian-born social entrepreneur best known for his African Leadership Academy, aims at producing three million new African leaders over the next five decades, with at its peak 10,000 students sprawled in each of 25 campuses planned across the continent.
More than two-thirds of Africa’s population live without electricity, resulting in reduced economic growth by 2% to 4% annually. While Africa is undergoing growth and transformation, this growth needs to be fuelled and supported by massive investments in energy.
Science proves 99.9% of the 3-billion nucleotides in your genome are the same as any other member of the human species. The thought-provoking “All From One” exhibition demonstrating this is now to be seen in Cape Town.