Africa accounts for more women entrepreneurs – report

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Africa is home to more women entrepreneurs than any other region in the world, a Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring report has revealed.

According to the report, the continent accounted for 18 per cent of the global women entrepreneurs in 2016/17.

The report said Latin America and the Caribbean had the second highest number at 17 per cent of all the women entrepreneurs in the world aged between 18-64.

North America, East and South Asia and Pacific and the Middle East accounted for 12, 11 and 8 per cent respectively.

Europe and Central Asia had the lowest percentage of women entrepreneurs at 8…


Source – The Star