The minister in charge of the accompaniment and mutualization of farmers’ organizations, Moustapha Lô Diatta, noted the importance of digitization in improving agricultural performance, particularly in view of the experience of Senegal which has made the use of information and communication technology (ICT) as a “key factor in agriculture”. “Today, we are talking about value …

China is poised to strengthen the transfer of technology to its African partners to accelerate the diversification of their economies, which is essential for a healthy, sustainable and pragmatic development of China-Africa cooperation. “All African countries are trying to diversify their economies by rejecting growth guaranteed only by the export of raw materials,” Chinese Foreign …

Among the most connected countries on the African continent, Tunisia is witnessing a proliferation of digital skills training. According to these schools, the sector is one of the levers to exploit to curb youth unemployment. Tunisia is one of the most connected countries on the African continent. It ranks fifth among the best-equipped African countries …

The development of Africa concerns the Network of African Journalists of France (Rejap). On Friday, January 26, 2018, this network organized a public lecture at the Van Gogh space in Paris on the theme “What is delaying the development of Africa in general, and Benin in particular? ” Speaker Moïse Kérékou focused his argument on …

For creating a connected object to manage remote water networks to avoid leaks, HydroIQ, a startup in Kenya has been named “Start of the Year in Africa”. The prize was awarded Friday in Casablanca, during the second edition of “Startup of the year Africa” ​​(SOTYA 2018). The Casablanca Technopark stormed by hundreds of people yesterday …

On January 25, 2017, Drivy.com hosted the 4th edition of AfrikaTech Meetups on the theme: Startups and Artificial Intelligence. This session was moderated by: Abdoulaye Sy, https://obconnect.com (Download the presentation) William Elong, http://drone-africa.com (Download the presentation) François Fitzpatrick, https://domoscio.com (Download presentation) Jean Ouedraogo, https://www.opendarasa.com (Download presentation) Do you want to contact the speakers? Contact the …

The shoes have no secrets for Nathnaël *. Moccasins, oxfords, sneakers … He can make everything by hand. Concentrated air, the Ethiopian student explains the steps, drawings in support, and then grabs a skin. “The problem is that the skin is cut roughly with a knife,” he says, showing tears. The quality of the leather …

The Group of Advertisers of Morocco (GAM) will organize this year the 4th edition of “African Digital Summit”, the continental event gathering digital professionals, marketers, and many other actors, and will be held on 22 and 23 February At Casablanca. In the wake of the African Digital Summit (ADS), the Groupement des Annonceurs du Maroc …

Founded in 2015 by Jean-Michel KONIN, Aguima Web Agency is an Ivorian consulting agency in web marketing and e-commerce. Aguima’s mission is to provide businesses that are digital or who wish to operate a digital transformation the best tools and web solutions.   Introduce yourself and your journey I am Jean-Michel KONIN, director of the …

Launched in 2014 in Chad, Wenaklabs is, as one of these founders puts it, “a Third Place that positions itself as an innovation laboratory, an incubator, a Tech Hub and a coworking space”. Founded by Abdelsalam SAFI and Salim Azim ASSANI, Wenaklabs aims to offer Chadian entrepreneurs a favorable framework for the development of their …

A network of entrepreneurs organizes a day of celebration of African women’s innovation. According to the BBC, sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world where the rate of women entrepreneurs is highest. But, despite their dynamism, they represent only 12.7% of corporate executives in the twelve countries concerned. To shake up the established order, …

Three power plants with a combined capacity of 484 MW will soon be located in the Thiès region. These are the 25 MW Dias solar power plant, the 159 MW Taïba Ndiaye wind farm and the 300 MW Mboro coal plant. It is Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, the Senegalese Prime Minister, who revealed this information …

The Africa Development Fund (FADEV) successfully completed a new exit by selling to Comoé Capital (I & P) its participation in the Ivorian company Vallesse SARL, a publishing house for youth and extracurricular literature created in 2005.   Montreuil, January 16, 2018. The FADEV, formerly Fonds Africaine carried by Garrigue, entered the capital of the …

In its study entitled “Foresight Africa Top priorities for the continent in 2018”, the Africa Growth Initiative advises African economies to give greater attention to digital in 2018. The research unit on the continent’s development challenges, created by the Brookings Institution think tank, believes that greater investment in the digital world will bring about a …

Geneviève Exchange, a US-based Fintech specializing in venture capital, will mobilize $ 2 million to finance 150 Very Small Enterprises (TPE) and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with high potential in Côte d’Ivoire. A beneficiary identification campaign will be organized with the help of local partners. The selections will be made in various business sectors …