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3–7 December 2008
Dakar, Senegal


Interview about ‘Philanthrocapitalists

Akwasi Aidoo, TrustAfrica’s executive director, is featured in this article about “philanthrocapitalists,” a new generation of funders who apply business and market principles to the nonprofit sector.

Alliance magazine
May 1, 2009

Akwasi Aidoo, TrustAfrica's executive director, is featured in this article about the Global Philanthropy Forum in Washington, D.C.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
April 23, 2009

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 11, 2008

[Sidi Diawara, TrustAfrica's program officer for Liberia, is quoted in this article about Humanity United's efforts to help the country rebuild from civil war. TrustAfrica and Humanity United have launched a $2 million initiative to strengthen civil society in Liberia.]  

Muslim and Christian clerics from six East African countries issued a communiqué earlier this month reiterating their resolve to “remain in unity and work with each other as partners in addressing our regional religious, social, economic and political challenges.”

 Date: February 4–9, 2008
 Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

TrustAfrica is part of a broad-based initiative designed to establish an electronic clearinghouse for sharing knowledge, experiences, and best practices throughout Africa and to support capacity building and partnerships among African organizations. Our partners in this effort are the Open Society Initiative, UNESCO, IDRC, the Panos Institute, and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

Alliance magazine, April 2008.

“WEST AFRICA: Bad economic policies driving migration”

IRIN News, March 21, 2008

IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), an independent news service produced by the United Nations, reports on a three-day conference co-hosted by TrustAfrica.

SAVE THE DATE:

WHAT: The second biennial African Grantmakers’ Network (AGN) Assembly

WHEN: The Assembly will take place 30 October to 1 November 2012. Satellite meetings are being held 29 October and 2 November 2012.

WHERE: Johannesburg, South Africa

Don’t miss this opportunity to share your insights on this growing field and mingle with some of the pre-eminent experts in African philanthropy on the continent.

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