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Happy Africa Day

Dear Kakehashi Africa Member, On behalf of Kakehashi Africa, I would like to wish you a happy Africa Day. As this year’s theme is “Healthy Lifestyle Prolongs Life,” please make sure to include some fruits in your feast :-) Since I believe there is a strong connection between the origin of Africa Day and the [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:37:07+09:00May 25th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments


Africa and Japan Youth Proposal: Application Guidelines for Changing the World with Ideas There are different challenges for achieving Africa and Japan, and SDGs *. Work on issues in Africa using Japanese technology and knowledge, or work on issues in Japan using innovations and devices in Africa. Recruiting proposals and business ideas from such free and unique young people. Learning [...]

By |2019-08-07T18:39:36+09:00May 24th, 2019|Free Discussions|0 Comments

Applications open for COO and CFO

Dear Members, I would like to introduce myself. I am Nico de Wet, the newly appointed CEO of Kakehashi Africa. I hope this message finds you very well! I am deeply honoured by the trust the Board of Directors has given me and the Deputy President Mohamed Farid to build on the work of our [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:40:03+09:00May 20th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments


Konnichiwa, On behalf of the Board and members of our network organization, join me in congratulating Mr. Nico De Wet on his appointment as CEO. He will be supported in this role by Mr. Mohamed Farid as Deputy President. They are both competent and qualified and the board believes they make a great team in [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:40:51+09:00May 19th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments

Innovation Award

Do you have a business idea? Are you passionate about contributing to attainment of SDGs? Ashinaga Foundation and AFRECO is giving you an opportunity to pitch your idea and win an amazing prize! Please refer to the flyer for more details.

By |2019-08-07T18:15:43+09:00May 18th, 2019|Opportunities|0 Comments

Board of Directors 2019 – 2020 Elected

The second round of the elections for the Central Africa Chapter has provided a candidate with a simple majority, namely Junior NZELENGENGE TAMBIKI. That brings an end to the elections of the Board of Directors. The Directors for the Kakehashi Africa Board 2019-2020 are the following persons: Northern African Chapter: Waleed Mahrous Western African Chapter: [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:41:41+09:00May 15th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments

Information on the CEO applicants

For your information, all the applications for the CEO position have been uploaded to the Appointments page in the members portal. Members can view the backgrounds, vision/objectives and plans of candidates on the page. Once the election for the Central Africa Chapter position on the Board of Directors has been completed, the Board of Directors will [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:42:10+09:00May 12th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments

Second round poll for Central Africa Chapter

The Board of Directors election polls for the contested chapters have closed. We have a candidate with a simple majority for the Japan Chapter, namely Eric Ghislain NOUTCHA FOSSO. For the Central Africa Chapter, there is a tie between two candidates. There will therefore be a new poll for the Central Africa Chapter position on [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:43:05+09:00May 11th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments

Election polls open for Board of Directors

Election polls for the Board of Directors have opened today as scheduled. Only two chapters are contested, namely the Japan Chapter and Central Africa Chapter. Only members in those chapters can vote. They have received an email right upon the opening of the polls with a link to their chapter's election poll. Polls close on Friday, [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:44:04+09:00May 6th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments

Applications open for the position of CEO

Applications can now be received for the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), also known as the President, of Kakehashi Africa. Please apply by filling in this form: https://forms.gle/q3gTPABUjb7CRijq6. The application deadline is Saturday, May 11, at 23:59 CAT / Sunday, May 12, at 06:59 JST. As explained in the Governance PDF shared before, [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:43:34+09:00May 6th, 2019|KA News|0 Comments