Africa Rise

In the last twenty years Africa has made significant progress toward peace, security and economic development, despite some unstable zones such as South Sudan, Central Africa and the Great Lakes region. In 2013, the African Development Bank reported that Africa’s countries had GDP growth rates of more than 6%; the collective GDP of Africa had grown to $963. Also, in the last fifteen years, we have seen the emergence of a new middle class in Africa, a new class of business owners, with higher incomes and higher purchasing power.

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2017 The Braad Award | coming soon| Central London

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Braad Award Second edition launch will take place on Monday 30th October 2017 at Watford Hilton Hotel

Recognising & Highlighting Good Models of African Diaspora Business and Entrepreneurship

The British Award for African Development is a fantastic initiative and provides an opportunity for individuals and companies to be recognised and celebrated for all they have contributed to African communities both in the UK and abroad. I fully support BRAAD and I am looking forward to enjoyable evening. I wish all the nominees the best of luck.

Pauline Latham OBE MP

The Braad Award is a project pioneered & Developed by Peace International

Braad aim too:

Highlight diversity and the contributions of migrant communities to the UK economy and society

Recognise the best north-south partnerships and good social corporate responsibility

Recognise the added value of business in Africa and the achievements of the African Diaspora

Encourage good models of development and entrepreneurial initiatives in Africa and within the Diaspora in the UK and Europe

Emphasise good practice in business and entrepreneurship in Africa