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Bhekinkosi Moyo

Special feature Bhekinkosi Moyo 6 September 2016

A new era for African philanthropy

There has never been a greater time for African philanthropy and philanthropy in general than today. The momentum and interest around philanthropy have grown – at times surprisingly so, given that not so long ago …

Special feature Heather Grady, Bhekinkosi Moyo and Sevdalina Rukanova 1 December 2015

Why the SDGs matter

One of the most important shifts in international cooperation of the last 50 years will take place in January, as the 15-year-old Millennium Development Goals campaign comes to an end and a new set of …

Special feature Bhekinkosi Moyo 1 September 2015 For Subscribers

An enabling environment for ‘informal philanthropy’?

The question of an enabling environment for informal philanthropy is an apparently simple, but actually complex, one. Simple because its informality seems to make it both unnecessary and next to impossible to regulate. Complex because …

Conference Report Bhekinkosi Moyo 1 September 2012 For Subscribers

The opportunity business

So the EFC conference has started with a big bang and one can comment on a number of sessions that have really been insightful and very informative. From the Ray Murphy lecture to the risky …

Bhekinkosi Moyo 8 June 2012

The opportunity business

So the EFC  conference has started with a big bang and one can comment on a number of sessions that have really been insightful and very informative. From the Ray Murphy lecture to the risky …

Special feature Bhekinkosi Moyo 1 December 2010

Influencing policy at a pan-African level

Before TrustAfrica was set up, there was no African foundation that worked at a continental level explicitly on issues with regional and continental dimensions.[1] The very scale of Africa’s problems was potentially paralysing. How could …

Special feature Bhekinkosi Moyo 1 September 2008

Can the new African foundations level the playing field?

This article attempts to answer three related questions. The first is whether new African philanthropic foundations such as TrustAfrica and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) have the clout needed to raise money from the …