The members of the management of A + channel animated last Thursday a press conference at Canal Olympia in Cotonou. Objective, to present the project “African Capitals” to the men of the media. According to Damiano Malchiodi, General Manager of A +, “Capitales Africaines” is the great collection initiated to promote African talent. This project …

This is the assurance given by Phillipe Ayawo AWAGA, president of the Research Laboratory for Entrepreneurship (LRE), which invites young Africans to opt for green entrepreneurship. “A lot of funding is available for the development of green entrepreneurship. In Togo for example, there is the Green Climate Fund and a focal point of the Fund …

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) forum, which is a large gathering of African entrepreneurs, opened on 25 October in Lagos, Nigeria, in the presence of two heads of state. The meeting of the project leaders, mentors and alumni (former beneficiaries of the program) made it possible to discover another true face of the continent, with …

Burundi will soon be equipped with an ICT development strategy that will enable the country to make it a tool for economic growth. On 19 October 2018 in Bujumbura, Jean-Jacques Massima-Landji (pictured), the representative of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for Central Africa and Madagascar, said that project 2BDI 0015 on the institutional reform of …

Launched in Lagos, Nigeria in 2012, Jumia, a leader in e-commerce, is considered the first African unicorn valued at more than $ 1 billion. Abdesslam Benzitouni, head of public relations at Jumia Group, explains the secrets of this success and entrusts us with the ambitions of the group. CIO MAG: Tell us about the birth …

After more than 15 years of experience in the investment banking and financial sector in London, Lynda Aphing-Kouassi, General Manager of Kaizene, has only one ambition: to put her expertise at the service of Africa. Thus, since its return, about 4 years ago, the Ivorian financier organizes every year, through its consulting firm, an innovation …

E-commerce generated revenue of $ 16.5 billion in 2017 on the African continent, according to a report by research firm Statista. She says that within five years, the business should reach a turnover of $ 29 billion. And even 75 billion dollars by 2025, according to McKinsey … However, for these beautiful growth forecasts to …

The Internet of Things (IoT ) is a concept that is an integral part of our daily lives. Taking the form of “smart phones”, connected cars or autonomous industrial production lines, the use cases of this technology are now booming in developed countries, and the value creation that results from them is more to be …

Launched in 2012, Demo Africa is a platform for launching and accelerating the development of African start-ups with innovative solutions that help solve concrete problems facing the continent. A tour in several countries allowed the Demo Africa teams to identify the 30 finalist companies that will take part in the Casablanca Conference. Each of the …

The SABOUTECH business incubator is a structure for supporting and strengthening the performance of companies. It can provide support in terms of accommodation, advice and networking during the early stages of the company’s life. This non-profit organization is the result of an alliance between the public, private and civil society whose goal is to build …

In the agri-food sector in Africa, how many fail to sell their production? How much are struggling to find their suppliers? What about funding for production and the logistics needed to move products, whether raw or processed? To these questions, the Senegalese startup AFRIKAMART provides an answer with its mobile application JAMI which is positioned …

The Africa Code Week will be officially launched this Saturday, October 13, at 09:00, at UCAD 2, the objective of this event is: Give African youth access to the tools and IT skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. Contribute actively to the rise of the African digital scene, reveal and support the …

EDP, a Portuguese state-owned electricity supplier, has decided to take a minority stake in SolarWorks, a Mozambican-based start-up specializing in the commercialization of solar energy solutions. The € 2 million investment ($ 2.3 million) was made via EDP Renováveis, the renewable energy division of the Portuguese electricity company. US venture capital firm Persistent Energy Capital …

Despite the major advances noted in recent years – an estimated export rate of 70% and a status of leading provider of IT services and first provider in the outsourcing of business processes in sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal could better make. This is the main conclusion of the various stakeholders gathered since Tuesday in Dakar to …

Orange Money, Orange’s mobile money solution, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Launched in 2008, the service, which today has 40 million customers, is present in 17 countries and has reached 26 billion euros in transactions in 2017. Orange Money is today one of the main growth drivers of Group, and the service continues …