Increased sustainability of the program through its ‘Train the Teachers’ sessions and the development of women’s skills in support of the # eskills4girls initiative. It is on these issues that the Africa Code Week (ACW), will focus for the week of the code 2018. Focusing on activities in these areas, Acw wants to “help overcome …

Founded by Karim Aboul-Enein and Sébastien Marty, Largelabs is a company specializing in video games that tries to do something that has never been done before: bridging the gap between the French video game industry, which is in excellent health and that of an emerging country in the field. “We are an assumed bi-cultural studio, …

AfrikaTech went to discover Moussou DIAKITE, entrepreneur and founder of Nappy N’ko, platform dedicated to the sale and promotion of natural and organic hair products for black and mixed women.   Introduce yourself and your profil (briefly) My name is Moussou DIAKITE, I am the creator of nappynko.com, a network and a platform dedicated to …

Thirty African startups, four of which represent Morocco, were selected to present their technologies to the world at the 7th edition of DEMO Africa to be held on October 18 and 19, 2018, in Casablanca, announced the organizers. The selection is the culmination of a few months of innovation tours, city visits and virtual arbitrations, …

The National Union of the French Overseas (UNOM) organizes the 5th edition of the Trophies entrepreneurs AfroCréoles, under the patronage of the historian François DURPAIRE, the ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Paris . The selection contest is open to Companies created and run by French overseas, Afro-French and …

Hello Tomorrow, the global organization that helps transform breakthrough innovations into concrete solutions, today announces the opening of applications for the fifth edition of the Global Challenge. The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a well-known startup competition designed to leverage the best early stage and early stage startups projects. Participants can expect non-equity financing, global …

The Ethiopian government, in partnership with Hub City Live, has decided to build a technological city called “the real Wakanda” in the city of Bahir Dar, in the federal state of Amhara. Worth US $ 3 billion, this project is expected to be completed over a period of eight to ten years. The Master Plan …

With Eleis Farm, two Guinean brothers have embarked on the adventure of equitable palm oil, introducing the blockchain to certify their production. The Barry brothers launched their social enterprise in 2014, with a few thousand dollars in savings. Two phone calls successively received by Hafi, the eldest, create a click. The first comes from an …

On August 11, Guinean President Alpha Conde, accompanied by the governor of the Central Bank of Guinea, Dr. Lounceny Nabé, welcomed Tony Elumelu, president of the UBA group, promoter of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. (TEF), as well as the Guinean beneficiaries of the 2018 edition of the Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Program. In this reception, Tony Elumelu …

Oradian, a finance company with offices in Nigeria and the Philippines, has developed a new technology-based banking product for a network of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Nigeria, called the Association of Non-Banking Microfinance Institution. Nigeria (Anmfin). This product, called Anmfin Cloud Express, will allow Nigerian MFIs “to improve the management of their operations, including customer …

Based on the success of its first edition, which has trained 25 girls and an average integration rate of 83.3% in internship or employment two weeks after the end of their training, the SABOUTech incubator organizes with the support of the International Organization of the Francophonie the second edition of SABOU GUINEAN CODERS. The call …

Keberte Tsegaye, soon in her thirties, works as a doctor at Alert public hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Slim Fendri, in his fifties, produces olive oil in the Tunisian valley of Meknassy; Quillinah, 12, is a student at the Bethlehem Community Center in Kenya’s Kayole Slum. These three citizens of the African continent – and …

Which sectors are promising and which are the most promising countries for innovation in Africa? To provide an answer to these questions, Havas Paris and the Institut Choiseul deliver the 4th edition of the Havas Horizon 2018 barometer, the result of a survey of more than 50 African and foreign investment organizations. A study that …

On 8 August 2018, the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) and IBM signed a memorandum of understanding for the deployment of the “Digital Nation Africa” program in Senegal. The agreement is part of IBM’s “Digital Nation Africa” program, an initiative launched by IBM, the multinational IT company. It aims to improve digital skills, especially among …

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, announced the list of 10 African start-ups for the 2018 MIT Zambezi Award innovation in financial inclusion. The prestigious MIT Contest, with a total award of $ 200,000, was established to identify the most promising …