My Mozambican Experience

Since the completion of my degree, I always felt I needed to be part of something different, outside the normal internships, to bring me a personal and professional enrichment. I wanted to leave Portugal and have an experience in Africa, where i could live an economic and social contrast. Then in my quest for a... Read More

NOVAFRICA Research Internship – Summer 2013

This summer, some of NOVAFRICA student group’s members have been in Mozambique to participate in a research project by the center related to the introduction of mobile banking. The project is run in collaboration with the International Growth Center and Carteira Móvel, the mother company of Mozambique biggest telecommunications operator mCel. The mobile banking service... Read More

An Interview with Gani Aldashev

Our new podcast is ready!!! This time NOVAFRICA Student Group spoke with Gani Aldashev about non-profit organizations, the behavior of donors and why you should research NGOs! Tune in for more!

Fellow@Nova SBE – Angolan professors assess their stay at Nova SBE

Program confirms the school’s strategy in the connection with Portuguese-speaking Africa. Nova SBE and the Faculdade de Economia of the Universidade Agostinho Neto (FECUAN) signed the protocol that instituted the Fellow@Nova SBE program in Lisbon in September 2012, during the First NOVAFRICA Conference. With this agreement, Nova SBE will receive, for the next three years,... Read More

From the Higgs Boson to the Reality of the World

Early in the 1960s, Peter Higgs hypothesized the existence of a boson that was able to explain the behavior and origin of particles masses, based on the Standard Model of Physic Particles. However, since then there haven’t been technological conditions capable of studying this topic deeply – until 2008 when the Large Hadron Collider was... Read More

The Official Development Assistance Effectiveness

In 2015, the Millennium Development Goals will end, and from today’s perspective it does not seem that all the targets that have been set will be achieved! This motivates the questions and discussions about how the post-2015 development goals should be set, what development issues they should include, and how effective official development assistance (ODA)... Read More

Erik Charas Presents NOVAFRICA Seminar

On February 28th, 2013, Erik Charas gave a talk in the INOVA – NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Invited by NOVAFRICA, Erik Charas visited Lisbon to participate in one of the seminars organized by the Centre. His lecture was entitled “Social Entrepreneurship in Mozambique”. Erik Charas is a Mozambican social entrepreneur and founder of the newspaper @Verdade,... Read More

Investing in Education in Africa

In a previous article, I wrote about the launch conference of the NOVAFRICA center held at the beginning of September and attended by the Dean and Deputy Dean of the Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Agostinho Neto (FECUAN) from Luanda, professors Fausto Carvalho Simões and João Ferreira. The purpose of this meeting was to promote... Read More

Roger Myerson Shares His Views on the Crisis and the Eurozone

Roger Myerson, Professor of Economics of the University of Chicago and Nobel Prize in Economics in 2007 visited Nova School of Business and Economics for the First NOVAFRICA Conference, “Economic Development in Africa”, where he delivered a keynote speech. Professor Myerson also talked with Portuguese media and shared his views on the crisis and the... Read More

Nova SBE and Universidade Agostinho Neto Sign Protocol

The Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) and the Faculdade de Economia of the Universidade Agostinho Neto (FECUAN) signed protocol that institutes the Program Fellow@NovaSBE. The agreement was signed during the opening ceremony of the First NOVAFRICA Conference “Economic Development In Africa” held at NOVA on 7 and 8 September which brought to... Read More