Feb 10, 2014
"Timely and accurate reporting of business and financial matters play a critical role in advancing efficient markets and is a key driver in supporting economic and social growth."
Two Kenyan universities are among the beneficiaries of a three-year commitment of Sh860 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to, among other things, establish training programmes for local journalists.
One time New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and founder of Bloomberg LP Tuesday announced that the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa will build media capacity, convene international leaders meetings and improve access to information aimed at advancing transparency, accountability and governance on the continent.
Bloomberg said it will partner with faculties of journalism at the University of Nairobi and the Strathmore Business School to develop and deliver educational programmes focused on business, economics, public policy, finance and journalism...
February 1, 2014, Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa partners Lagos Business School
Founder of Bloomberg, philanthropist and 108th Mayor of New York City, announced the launch of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa yesterday, February 3, 2014. The three-year pan-African programme is aimed at building media capacity and improving access to information in order to advance transparency, accountability and governance on the continent. The initial focus of the $10 million commitment will be on Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa...