Tag: new technologies in Africa Entrepreneurship in Africa

The on-line sale site of Nigerian, Jumia is celebrating its 1st year anniversary. While the start-up employed only about ten people during its beginnings, it henceforth counts more than 450 employees. Here is the incredible story of an E-commerce site that sails before the wind. One year of success. The Nigerian on-line start-up Jumia can cl ...
He does not satisfy himself with staying in office consulting patients, giving prescriptions and distributing condoms. He is doing more by going to the help of the poorest populations in Africa through his NGO Aimes-Afrique, Doctors International Association for the development of Education and Health in Africa. Bringing the hospital towards th ...
African first ladies do not want any more to stay in the shadow of her husband. After Sylvia Bongo who is cumulating actions in favor of Gabonese women, it is now the turn of Dominique Ouattara to help women of Agboville. This act of the first lady of Ivory Coast is estimated at 100 million of FCFA. Women of Agboville celebrated last Saturda ...
"Beyond connection: interconnection for the development of Africa", this is the theme under which was opened in Djibouti last Sunday until the next 6th June, the African summit of Internet. This big meeting is a platform where the main development constraints to which Africa is confronted will be analyzed in a commercial environment in order ...
Encourage innovation and the use of ICTS at the service of development is the purpose aimed by Orange by introducing since 2010, the "Orange Prize for Social Entrepreneur in Africa". In other words, Orange intends to support the local entrepreneurship to accelerate the development of countries. The edition of 2014 is just launched with appli ...
"A different way of showing African reality", such is the objective that set by Moussa Fofana and his friend Alex Poblah, Maguette MBow and Céline Crespin by launching one year ago the start-up Yeelenpix. Composed of words Light and Pixel, Yeelenpix is the first world picture library aimed at Africa which got a real success. Africa is not on ...
The efforts of Rwandan president Paul Kagamé to make of his country, Silicon Valley of Africa are rewarded on international level. The president is co-prize-winner of the Prize 2014 of telecommunications and World Company of information, a distinction awarded by International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Paul Kagam shared his prize with Mr ...
African Foundation Innovation announced yesterday in Abuja (Nigeria), prize-winners of Innovation Prize for Africa 2014. Over 10 projects chosen for the final stage, Altis OBM of South Africans Dr. Nicolaas Duneas and Nuno Peres, fascinated the jury.  The project succeeded in combining marketable quality, originality, evolution capacities, soc ...
The Government of Republic of Niger in partnership with International Organization of Francophony (OIF) and the other partners of development, is organizing from the next 10th  to 13th June in Niamey, the second edition of the French-speaking international Forum: "youth and green jobs" (FIJEV). The registrations to participate in the forum bega ...
She is Malian and is 44 years old. She is the financier the most influential of the continent. She has been vice-president Western Union Africa since 2006, the giant of world money transfer! A sacred post! Aîda was born in Dakar of a Malian father, professor at the University of Abidjan and a mother of Niger, diplomat at the United Nation ...
At 27 years old, Nadia Uwamahoro is a source of inspiration, a model for African youth. In 2011, the young Rwandan lady, student at that time, had already three companies to her credit (an agency of wedding organization, a restaurant and a start-up, Data Systems. Imvano.com, her news site in kinyarwanda (local language of Rwanda), is a real suc ...
Countries of East Africa want to unite their efforts to make of their region, the number 1 of ICTS in Africa. Representatives of political leaders and industrialists of this region of Africa met in Nairobi (Kenya) for the creation of a common Internet exchange platform. "East African States need a point of common Internet exchange to strengt ...
He is making the happiness of households of west and central Africa. Foufoumix, invention of Togolese electronics engineer Logou Minsob helps obtaining foufou (African dish made from tubers) in 8 minutes. Before the creation of this small machine, tubers (yams, manioc…) were generally pounded by women in painful conditions and without hygiene. Fou ...
African Foundation Innovation published on Thursday, April 10th, the list of 10 finalists in competition for the prestigious  Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The best ten inventions chosen over 700 presented will substantially improve lifestyle of Africans. From cooking including ICTS and medicine, everything is made up to facilitate everyd ...
He is only 33 years old but according to Forbes, Jason Njoku belongs to the list of the most promising ten young millionaires of African continent. Africa Top Success already drew the career path of this small genius. The Nigerian Jason Njoku is one the African greatest success on the Internet. Chemist by training, graduate in Manchester ...
She is not afraid of words and she is so beautiful that we can only approve... "I am an electrician of profession and besides, top model in my country. I believe that God created me perfect as a real pure and natural African woman." Flaviana Matata was born on 9th June 1988 in Tanzania. She was the winner of the first edition of Miss Univ ...
It belongs to cultural events the most mediatized in Togo. “T of media”, this original concept that consists in making of media professionals, models, evening time, will be at its third edition on 3rd May 2013. Introduced by DBD Com and Parteners, the event is within the framework of press freedom international day activities. 7 televisions, ...
  The French group, Bolloré wants to make of the autonomous port of Lomé, one of the first with deep water in the sub-region. It made a commitment to support Togolese government in the building of the third platform of 450 meters long and 15 meters deep. For a total cost of 300 billion FCFA, the work that is carried out within 18 months wil ...
In Africa, in spite of government actions to stop the phenomenon, marketing and consumption of imitated medicines remains current events. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 100.000 persons die every year in Africa by taking these products which identity and / or origin is deliberately and fraudulently falsified. A Ghanaian, Br ...
Francesca Moki and Helen Ntuengue, two less educated Cameroonian women took advantage of solar energy project of RUWDEC to take a training course of 6 months in an Indian school specialized in renewable energies. Since their return, they are profoundly changing the habits of Cameroonian populations deprived of electricity. Both women have al ...
Tony O. Elumelu likes business, and taking risk. He is a banker, an investor and a philanthropist. He considers himself as apostle of "africapitalism". He was born on 22nd March 1963 in Jos, Nigeria. He got a master’s degree in sciences and in economy at the University of Lagos. He is also a former student of Harvard Business School. He is m ...
The Ghanaian Anne Amuzu belongs to the list rare African women who refused to leave information and communication technologies market to men. Graduate of entrepreneurial school of technology Melwather, Anne Amuzu launched in 2010 with her class mates, Nadimobile Company. She developed a platform to facilitate exchanges with customer via mo ...
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