Officially launched in 2016, this “African Buzzfeed” boasts 4.5 million monthly readers. After conquering Kenya and Nigeria, the Ghanaian start-up is still hungry. It’s cold-headed, but at a steady pace, that Jesse Ghansah is advancing his pawns. In just two years, the CEO of OMG Digital has managed to impose his company as the new …

Drones, apps, reality shows, showcasing agricultural entrepreneurship: Africa is currently engaged in the battle to make agriculture attractive to young people. Although employing 65% of the population and contributing to 36% of GDP, it is clear that the sector is no longer able to “attract” youth. One of the main explanations is the migratory phenomenon …

For millions of unemployed and tech-savvy young Africans, Africa’s digital revolution presents enormous opportunities. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) enable young entrepreneurs to create a better future. Under a tin roof, in the sweltering heat of a tiny shack in a bullet-riddled neighborhood in Mogadishu, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, lean over one …

The National Academy of Sciences and Techniques of Senegal (ANSTS) announces an “exchange meeting” on Thursday, at 3 pm, at the Novotel Hotel, as a prelude to the launch of a database which, created on its initiative, lists scientists from the diaspora in various fields. In a statement, ANSTS recalls its commitment in 2018 to …

Entrepreneurial initiatives are multiplying in France within the African diaspora. Faced with this craze, training and support mechanisms are created and structured. Whether they are ephemeral or long-lasting, their goal is to accompany the project leaders and to create the desire to undertake for those who still have doubts.   Associations that initiate entrepreneurship Initiation …

Serial entrepreneur Benin, Hermann Aguessy is the co-founder of Nautilus Technology and Ceo Fedapay. Fintech powered by Nautilus Technology, Fedapay is an online payment solution that wants to be a smart aggregator of all popular payment methods in West Africa.   Introduce yourself and your background  I am Hermann Aguessy, Ceo Fedapay. I am a …

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $ 7.5 million investment for Africa Tech Ventures (ATV), a fund that funds innovative and scalable companies in sub-Saharan Africa. These financial resources were provided under the Boost Africa initiative jointly launched by the AfDB and the European Investment Bank (EIB) with the aim of strengthening entrepreneurship …

Discover our Top 5 of the best African start-ups in the energy sector. Alongside those who had already attracted attention and confirmed this year the hopes put in them, ambitious new projects were revealed. Oxygen Private Energy Ltd Oxygen Energy Private Ltd is an independent power producer of a special kind. From its origins to …

After years at Jumia, the 30-year-old Senegalese entrepreneur has just created Janngo, a start-up studio to facilitate, via the tech, the daily life of SMEs and African consumers. In May, the company obtained a fundraising of 1 million euros, which allowed it to create its very first platform. Fatoumata Bâ has always been one step …

In nine months, the African Computer Technology Society (SATI) will bring on the market laptops, smartphones, tablets, decoders, etc. A decisive act in the development of Senegal and especially, in the reduction of the digital divide. The Senegalese Prime Minister has laid the foundation stone of the African Society of Information Technology Technology Factory at …

Orange Middle East & Africa (Orange MEA) and the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) have just signed a Partnership Agreement to provide concrete and immediate solutions to Africa’s great challenge of training millions of young people and professionals , especially in the digital professions. The UVS is a public digital university whose pedagogical model is …

Seven entrepreneurs of Malian origin have already been financed by the Diaspora Entrepreneurship program, created in Mali in 2016. For its third edition, the call for applications, made in partnership with the World Bank, extends to the sub-region. , including Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Burkina Faso. The Diaspora Entrepreneurship program will launch its third call …

Low access to the Internet, predominance of cash payments, logistical problems, digital divide, inadequate regulatory and institutional frameworks, unfavorable environment, consumers not fully aware … Barriers are plentiful for e-commerce operators in Africa. And yet, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and retail giants are convinced that, just as mobile telephony has turned the telecommunications market upside down, e-commerce …

The countries of the East African Community (ECA) have called on development partners to roll out a digital health strategic plan. The plan, which runs from 2019 to 2028, aims to transform the provision of health services in capitalization on information and communication technologies to not only improve people’s access to care but also to …

The tourism industry plays a growing role in the global economy: it accounts for 5% of gross domestic product (GDP), 30% of services exports and 235 million jobs. In fact, every year, about 1 billion people travel abroad. By 2030, consumer spending on tourism, hotels and recreation in Africa is expected to reach about $ …