G7 Leaders Give U.S.$251 Million for African Women Entrepreneurs

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders have approved a package totalling U.S.$251 million in support of the African Development Bank's AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa. The initiative aims to raise up to $5 billion.

From left, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo and French president Emmanuel Macron announce the donation of U.S.$251 million to support women entrepreneurs in Africa. Kidjo is a UNICEF goodwill ambassador who has been promoting the African Development Bank's initiative.

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