A benchmark incubator will be opened in Lomé in the coming days at the initiative of the African Guarantee Fund West African (African Guarantee Fund). Through its initiative, the financial guarantee institution intends to “make Lomé a pole of excellence in the promotion of the private sector of the entire West African sub-region”. According to …

At the African Union Conference on E-commerce, held in Nairobi this week, the AU presented its roadmap for the continent to catch up in the digital economy. The digital commerce market in Africa is booming: estimated at $ 8 billion (€ 6.6 billion) in 2014, it could reach $ 75 billion in 2025, according to …

The mobile game project “The Responsible” has been launched since November 2016 just a few months after the release of the game Aurion pc. The concept has evolved a lot because the first idea of this game was to put the player in the shoes of a President of the Republic so that he can …

“Do you want to see what billions of dollars are in pregnancy? Okocha, jeans and sneakers on his feet, plunges into a small modern house lost in the countryside of Abeokuta, in southern Nigeria. Behind the door are spread a thousand seedlings of sweet potato. “With that, we can produce millions of other seedlings,” says …

Afreximbank launches Mansa, the African digital platform that aims to boost intra-continental trade. The launch ceremony took place this Thursday afternoon at the Transcorop Hilton Abuja, where are held the 25th General Meetings of the African Bank Import-Export (Afreximbank). President Benedict Oramah, accompanied by former Afreximbank President Jean Louis Ekra, inaugurated Mansa, the new African …

$ 99 the smartphone. This is the project of the Guinean Fadima Diawma, keen on new technologies. The social and low-cost concept of the Kunbafo brand – What’s new since time? in Malinké, one of the country’s national languages, does not intend to derogate from the quality concerns of the product. A launch page has …

The mobile service M-Makiti informs, on a daily basis, farmers and consumers about the price of agricultural products or seeds in Guinea. Supported by Orange, and accompanied by the government, its co-founders Mamadou Bah and Thiam Oumar, are overflowing with projects. “When I come across a problem that I or others are living with, I …

The second stage of the Africa Fintech roadshow was held on Thursday 19 July at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Benin (CCIB). Intended to share the opportunities and innovations of the market, the event deals more specifically with the theme “Fintech, beyond payment”. The opportunity to take stock of the success stories of …

The authorities plan to double the digital share of Côte d’Ivoire’s GDP by 2020. An ambitious goal driven by a favorable economic and fiscal environment. 15%: Côte d’Ivoire’s share of GDP should represent the digital economy by 2020. An ambitious goal, unveiled last April by Daniel Kablan Duncan, the Ivorian vice-president, according to whom “Côte …

Solotina is an e-commerce retail, semi-wholesale and wholesale platform for traditional ready-to-wear models and textile products of all kinds. This company, founded by Souleymane Biteye and Serigne Modou SALL, aims to promote African couture, allows the best African designers to have a digital showcase and allow customers to access their creations at affordable prices and …

AKEWA, Gabon’s benchmark SME growth accelerator specializing in digital, green business, cultural industries and social entrepreneurship, continues its mission of supporting innovative companies in rapidly expanding sectors such as e-marketing & monetization. Real source of development for BtoB companies, e-marketing has become essential, especially with the proliferation of new media (smartphones, tablets, etc.). Recognizing the …

How to help young people and especially women to learn digital skills in Africa? Can we mobilize researchers and IT developers to solve the challenges of our planet? These are the challenges of the partnership between Simplon and the MEAE, to make digital a real development tool. This cooperation is in line with the departmental …

Startup OniriQ launches its subscription offer for solar energy and the internet to the Senegalese diaspora in France. The startup OniriQ has been developing since 2016 an innovative and eco-responsible solar kit that provides rural African families with access to autonomous energy, internet and TV. After successfully completing its first pre-sales, in June, thanks to …

According to the Global Infrastructure Hub Annual General Infrastructure Investor Survey and the EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore, 37% of infrastructure investors invested in emerging markets in 2017, up from 20% in 2016. (Credits: GIH) Two new reports released by the Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, reveal a $ 1 trillion investment gap in 10 Compact …

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy, APEBI will organize the 3rd edition of AFRICA EXPO (AITEX) in Rabat from October 4th to 5th. The Moroccan Agency for Investment and Export Development (AMDIE) will also be part of the institutional partners. “What digital for Africa of the future? …