Once completed, this operation will enable Africa’s Talking to accelerate its internationalization in order to support its clients’ expansion strategy. Orange Digital Ventures (www.DigitalVentures.Orange.com) Africa, the new Orange Investment Fund Africa initiative (www.Orange.com), launched last June, has just announced its first investment in Participating in the raising of $ 8.6 million from Africa’s Talking (https://AfricasTalking.com) …

At 25, Michel Seck already teaches mathematics at the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. His specialties: coding, cryptology, algebra and applications. But that’s not what makes him the most famous. The young doctoral student designed SimulaMath, a simulation and computation software that decomplexes the teaching of mathematics. Until now, African countries had no choice. …

Training as a basis for technological transformation in Cameroon. This is the goal pursued by the Genius Center. Located in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, the center offers workshops on computer code and technological innovation to young people from 4 to 17 years old. In a world where digital dominates Danielle Akini who promotes …

As part of its West African expansion, MainOne, the data center and connectivity solutions operator, has been licensed to expand national and international connectivity services in Ivory Coast. The C1B license, received from the Minister Bruno Koné, the Minister of Communication, Digital Economy and Post, will allow the company to land its submarine cable and …

The Africa Water Innovative Solutions (AWIS) social start-up is modernizing an ancient technique for potabilizing water: the ceramic filter. Already present in Morocco, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Mauritania, its founder Kaoutar Abbahaddou aims to develop in English-speaking Africa. Kaoutar Abbahaddou remembers the day, when just after she entered the Mohammadia Engineering School of Rabat …

Morocco’s lagare.ma platform, which allows travelers to book and buy intercity bus tickets online, raised 2 million Moroccan dirhams ($ 216,766) from a private equity group whose identity was not disclosed. The funds obtained will enable the startup founded in 2014 to expand its activities in a few countries in sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa …

“Gabon will invest 150 billion FCFA in the digital, over the next 3 years. This was stated, April 19, Alain Claude Billie By Nze (photo), the Gabonese Minister of Communication, during his visit to Abidjan for the 8th edition of the Forum Africa It & Telecom on digital issues in Africa. One of the main …

Founded in October 2016 by Gaissiri Dia, a young French-Senegalese based in Dakar, Waalam Invest is a crowdfunding platform that allows African entrepreneurs to present their projects in order to raise funds. The specificity of Waalam is a crowdfunding platform based on the royalties system.   Introduce yourself and your journey (briefly) My name is …

With more than a million developer positions available to grow the sector worldwide, Andela has set up in Kenya, but also in Nigeria and Uganda to train apprentices and make them available for companies. Thika, a small Kenyan industrial town an hour’s drive northwest of the capital, Nairobi. Behind the walls of a former Catholic …

Ivorian startups now have a new platform to develop their skills and do their business.   After South Africa and Mozambique, Ivory Coast is the third African country to welcome the concept of ” Orange corners ” set up by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its ambassador accredited in Ivory Coast, HE Mr. Robert Van …

The USSD codes, which are currently owned and operated by the telephone operators, are now open to all players, especially value-added service providers. The Telecommunications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARTP) of Senegal, which launched the launch ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday, intends to “increase competition in the telecommunications sector, particularly in the telecommunications segment. mobile …

For the first time, the BNP Paribas group will launch its “Ma Pub ici” contest in the Sub-Saharan Africa zone. This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, artisans, SMEs, start-ups and innovative projects to win an advertising campaign. It will be displayed on the windows of agencies of the International Bank for Trade and Industry of …

A contractor creates pavers from plastic bags to create roads. A good solution to absorb some of the 22’000 tons of plastic waste per year. Recycle plastic bags to make roads? In Ghana, an entrepreneur took on this challenge. Mixed with sand, the crushed plastic is transformed into a durable and durable paver. What to …

Founded in 2016 by Alpha Barry and Thierno Diallo, Madinastores is a Guinean E-Commerce company. In the image of the craze of E-commerce in many African countries (Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Morocco etc.), Madinastores ambition to create a functional “Guinean” e-commerce site, pleasant to use, effective and especially secure. Introduce yourself and your journey We are …

Deloitte unveils its study dedicated to Africa’s changing usage, consumption and market trends in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in 2018. 1. The smartphone at a time of invisible innovations   67% of mobile phone users in Africa say they are likely to buy a smartphone in the next 12 months … Connectivity …