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Vantage-backed companies win prestigious awards from the South African private equity industry association

Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), were recognised as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively, at the inaugural South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) 2018 Industry Awards

Tanzanian Government Distances Itself from Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown

Nearly a week after a local administrator called for a crackdown on gay people living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s biggest city, the government is distancing itself from his remarks.

Paul Makonda, a regional commissioner in Dar es Salaam, asked …

After Long Struggle, New Caledonia Set for Independence Vote

New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, votes Sunday on whether to become the world’s newest state in a referendum on independence that is the result of a 30-year decolonization process.

It is the first auto-determination vote to

After Long Struggle, New Caledonia Set for Independence Vote

New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, votes Sunday on whether to become the world’s newest state in a referendum on independence that is the result of a 30-year decolonization process.

It is the first auto-determination vote to

WomenStrong Launches Girls’ Club Handbook To Empower Women And Girls

Handbook Helps Girls Worldwide Never Need to Say, “#MeToo”

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — WomenStrong International, a global consortium catalyzing the eradication of extreme urban poverty through the empowerment of women and girls, announces the launch of

WomenStrong Launches Girls’ Club Handbook To Empower Women And Girls

Handbook Helps Girls Worldwide Never Need to Say, “#MeToo”

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — WomenStrong International, a global consortium catalyzing the eradication of extreme urban poverty through the empowerment of women and girls, announces the launch of