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Ten African startups selected to receive funding to develop blue and green economy solutions
02-07-2024 | 16:15:29
Through a fellowship program, the Waves supported founders in creating solutions that promote sustainable livelihoods, the use of ocean and freshwater resources, and the restoration and regeneration of landscapes.
Mastercard and Women Choice expand partnership to invest in women entrepreneurs 
03-04-2024 | 16:07:24
  Women Choice - an international organization dedicated to advancing women's personal and professional development - launched the pilot cohort in 2023.The next cohorts will be participating in the new programs this year and will aim to impact 50,000 women.
[Webinar] Complimentary expert session for Telecom leaders and Startups in Africa, March 21
20-03-2024 | 09:53:00
Designed for telecom leaders and startups, thia event offers invaluable strategies for expanding services, managing FX risks, enhancing cross-border payments, and establishing credibility in the international arena.
Village Capital unveils programme targeting African startups focused on greentech 
14-03-2024 | 14:09:03
The programme is designed to advance innovative and sustainable solutions, actively contributing towards building resilience and mitigating the effects of climate change across Africa. 
EIB Global announces $30 million investment in Seedstars Africa Ventures I, a VC fund for African entrepreneurs
10-01-2024 | 11:18:00
Innovative businesses and start-ups across Africa will benefit from better access to risk capital thanks to a  US$30 million equity investment by EIB Global in the Seedstars Africa Ventures I venture capital fund. 
Youth-led African enterprises awarded $800,000 at COP28 for climate solutions
05-12-2023 | 09:35:00
They will also receive a comprehensive mentorship and coaching as part of a 12-month accelerator program. Since its launch in 2021, the YouthADAPT initiative has provided more than $5 million to 33 young entrepreneurs from 19 African nations.
Global mobility firm inDrive launches venture targeting startups
16-11-2023 | 12:34:35
inDrive, a global mobility and urban services platform, has announced the launch of a new venture and M&A arm aiming to invest up to $100 million in promising startups.
Christine Namara joins Flat6Labs as partner for Africa Seed Fund
15-11-2023 | 18:09:24
In a strategic move to strengthen its existing footprint in the vibrant African startup ecosystem, Flat6Labs, the seed venture capital firm in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, has appointed Christine Namara as Partner for its Africa Seed Fund.
Mombasa Plastics Prize innovators Pique King’s interest during Royal visit
09-11-2023 | 08:30:00
Mombasa’s young innovators addressing marine plastic pollution caught the attention of King Charles III and Queen Camilla during their royal visit to Kenya.
[Kenya] Mombasa Plastics Prize unveils the start of incubator to support growth of sustainable businesses
01-11-2023 | 11:30:00
Building on the success of the initial phase, the incubator aims to support teams from the initial phase of the project to create sustainable businesses that significantly impact the mitigation of marine plastic waste pollution in Mombasa County's informal settlements.
[Column] Dickson Naftali: Harnessing Africa’s youth population for inclusive growth
04-08-2023 | 15:24:32
By empowering Africa’s youth and creating an enabling environment, we can transform the continent’s food systems and unlock its economic potential.
FMO partners with African Angel Academy to accelerate angel investing
28-06-2023 | 15:23:00
FMO announced a strategic partnership with The African Angel Academy (AAA) and DGGF (Dutch Good Growth Fund), to bolster the capacity of early-stage investors in 5 growing African startup ecosystems.
Award scheme recognizes Kenyan entrepreneurs fighting marine plastics problems
01-06-2023 | 10:00:00
The awards, which showcased the most effective solutions to tackle Mombasa’s marine plastics problem, were the culmination of a six-month initiative funded by USAID and Global Affairs Canada.
250 entrepreneurs get business boost from Youth Startup Academy Uganda Boot Camp
13-04-2023 | 08:02:42
Some 250 ambitious entrepreneurs from across Uganda completed an intense boot camp to learn how to grow their businesses. Run by the Youth Startup Academy Uganda, the boot camps are part of an incubator project that aims to work with 1,000 entrepreneurs under 35 years old.
VC firm Equator raises $40 million in commitments for African climate tech startups
06-04-2023 | 09:20:25
The global venture capital firm with teams in Nairobi, Lagos, London, and Colorado, seeks to invest in high-growth, ready-to-scale ventures that are driven by technology and business model innovation in their quest to address material economic and sustainability challenges in the region.
Nigerian logistics startup Fez Delivery raises $1 million funding to expand operations
28-03-2023 | 12:14:12
This funding announcement follows Fez Delivery's acceptance as one of the only two logistics companies in Nigeria to have received investment from Techstars Toronto, an elite global tech accelerator.
[Interview] Ayodeji Ayorinde, Co-founder, Artisankonect, Nigeria
27-03-2023 | 11:06:00
Artisankonect is a Nigeran startup that helps outsource user requests to skilled persons. Africa Business Communities chats with Ayodeji Ayorinde, one of the founders.
Factor[e] Ventures launches a new venture studio to transform the African startup ecosystem
23-03-2023 | 12:01:16
Delta40 focuses on technology-driven energy, agriculture, and mobility ventures led by diverse, experienced founders.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investors bet on fintechs, startups
14-03-2023 | 14:57:02
The past couple of weeks have seen a flurry of activities in several sectors of the Nigerian economy. Startups are receiving increasing financial backing from VCs for the growith of SMEs.
[Interview] Fedir Ted Martynov, CEO, CARMACHAIN, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:56:56
Ted Martynov leads CARMACHAIN, a fintech outfit operating in Nigeria that enables credit data for lenders in markets underserved by credit bureaus.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization on all fronts, tech takes the lead
14-03-2023 | 14:56:55
There is an obvious, increasing amount of technology awareness, and appeals for more extensive technology trainings in Nigeria.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Improving business competitiveness in the region: The case of TradeMark Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:54
As it rebrands to TradeMark Africa, TMA, in its bid to grow its continental footprint, aid for trade institution formerly known as TradeMark East, boasts of having made a lasting mark in East Africa where it has operated for over ten years.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all
14-03-2023 | 14:56:51
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
[Column] Patrick Utomi: For AfCFTA to deliver on its promise, we must address concerns of entrepreneurs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:50
We must recognise the preponderance of micro-small and medium sized enterprise in the continent’s commercial landscape.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Accelerating sustainable and clean transport solutions
14-03-2023 | 14:56:49
A bulk of East African countries’ electricity comes from renewables. Yet the region’s transport sector relies entirely on imported petroleum fuels.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Boosting small businesses’ competitivity in the region
14-03-2023 | 14:56:47
Small businesses are the engine of the East African economic growth, employing millions and opening up the member states to interact with each other through seamless trade.
Africa Business Communities Forum: Which African countries will perform best economically in 2022?
14-03-2023 | 14:56:46
Africa Business Communities talked to several entrepreneurs and founders in the early months of the year, and they cast their votes on which African countries will thrive best in 2022.
Africa Business Communities Forum: Quels seront les pays Africains plus performants sur le plan économique en 2022?
14-03-2023 | 14:56:46
Africa Business Communities s'est entretenu avec plusieurs entrepreneurs et fondateurs au cours des premiers mois de l'année, et ils ont voté pour déterminer quels pays africains seront les plus prospères en 2022.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:45
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Partnerships bolster cross-border remittances and trade
14-03-2023 | 14:56:43
This will also accelerate financial inclusion and remove the barriers around cross-border money transfers.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
14-03-2023 | 14:56:39
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
Dr. Mohamed El Sahili is the Chief Executive Officer of Medland Hospital, Zambia. As a medical doctor and entrepreneur, Dr. Sahili also serves on the board of key economic international organizations like the African Business Roundtable, the American Chamber of Commerce, Zambia, Olympic Youth Development Center and the Africa CEO Forum.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
14-03-2023 | 14:56:36
Le Dr Mohamed El Sahili est le directeur général de l'hôpital Medland, en Zambie. En tant que médecin et entrepreneur, le Dr Sahili siège également au conseil d'administration d'organisations économiques internationales clés, telles que l'African Business Roundtable et l'American Chamber of Commerce.
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
14-03-2023 | 14:56:22
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
The African Business Roundtable stays firm as Africa's private sector conduit to the world
14-03-2023 | 14:56:20
The African Business Roundtable came into being in an era when Africa was hit by a horrendous economic climate. Between the fight for independence in many countries and the end of apartheid in South Africa, Africa’s private sector barely had any structure in the 1960s.
L'African Business Roundtable reste ferme en tant que conduit du secteur privé Africain vers le monde
14-03-2023 | 14:56:20
L'African Business Roundtable a vu le jour à une époque où l'Afrique était frappée par un climat économique épouvantable. Entre la lutte pour l'indépendance de nombreux pays et la fin de l'apartheid en Afrique du Sud, le secteur privé Africain n'était guère structuré dans les années 1960.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: South Sudan remains a strategic player in the region’s petroleum industry
14-03-2023 | 14:56:17
Owing to its strategic position at the heart of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area, South Sudan is emerging as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration in the region.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Government, Industries move to expand women enterprise
14-03-2023 | 14:56:16
With plunging profits in its prized sector, oil and gas, and an ever-climbing inflation, Nigeria is increasingly turning to what most of the world has been blind to – the potential of women in business.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks move into East Africa, telecom pushes NSE profit
14-03-2023 | 14:56:15
The telecom industry this week recorded a peculiar development – the massive registration of Nigerian SIM card holders.
[Column] Alexandra Fraser: Angel investors plugging the early-stage funding gap in sub-Saharan Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:56:14
To fill the early-stage funding gap, the continent urgently needs more investors.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
14-03-2023 | 14:56:13
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telecoms slide into banking, Central Bank ups interest rates
14-03-2023 | 14:56:12
The last few days have shown us developments and setbacks, statistics that show growth on the one hand and room for improvement on the other.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization set to penetrate capital market, investment
14-03-2023 | 14:56:09
Given the economic situation spreading across the globe in the last couple of years, it is with some optimism we can take the modest increase in Nigeria’s GDP.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
14-03-2023 | 14:56:05
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Investing in women-led businesses to deepen integration
14-03-2023 | 14:56:01
East African member states, private sector players and development partners have stepped up their investment in women-led businesses and SMEs in a move likely to impact cross-border trade and boost integration in the region.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: State to digitize tourism, FG takes on efficient mobility
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
Banking is one of the most thriving sectors in Nigeria. The reason for this success has been attributed to the efficiency with which this industry has leveraged technology to modernize its operations.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Financial institutions bank on tech to bolster offerings
14-03-2023 | 14:55:55
East Africa financial institutions are betting on tech to boost their offerings, grow their customers’ portfolio and stay afloat in a competitive market.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What EU’s lifting of financial sanctions on Burundi means for EAC
14-03-2023 | 14:55:54
The EU made the decision in the wake of deteriorating political situation occasioned by a disputed presidential election in 2015.
The best ways to build your business brand and increase sales
14-03-2023 | 14:55:53
What is business branding, how does it increase sales, why should you create a brand for your small business? These are some of the questions this article aims to answer.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Government, Central Bank turn focus to the startup movement
14-03-2023 | 14:55:53
There’s an ongoing comparison in Nigeria's status quo that is causing some rift – the national statistics and reports are showing a promising and stable economy, but the situation on-ground reflects a different reality.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: 5G becomes national security policy, industries seek sustainability in technology
14-03-2023 | 14:55:51
The one thing the current global pandemic has unilaterally effected in all nations is a rearrangement of priorities, both for people and for governments. Survival elements – food and healthcare – have taken lead position.
COVID-19 brings Work-From-Home to Africa; What has been the impact on businesses so far?
14-03-2023 | 14:55:45
The Covid-19 crisis has pierced through the fabric of every layer of society, leaving virtually no country unscathed. The consequences for businesses has been significant and African economies have had to make rapid changes to their way of doing business.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: The 'ember' months performance review
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The end of year (fondly referred to as ‘ember months’) tends to bring about anxieties of different sorts among Nigerians.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: East Africa positions itself as investment destination of choice
14-03-2023 | 14:55:44
The East African community continues to live up to its billing as a prime investment destination for investors.
[Column] Titilayo Adewumi: West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future
14-03-2023 | 14:55:40
The vast majority of population growth across the continent will be concentrated in urban areas. WEF data indicates that more than 80% of Africa's population growth between now and 2030 will be in cities, with Lagos growing at a pace of 77 people every hour.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: National GDP for Q3 sees increase, amid growing economic concerns
14-03-2023 | 14:55:39
The Nigerian Minister for labour recently has affirmed that more needed to be done in order for the employment crisis to be mitigated. He did allow that much has been done, but a lot of action still was required if the problem was to be tackled from the roots.
[Startup Interview] Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji, Founder, Brightcloud Automobile, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:55:36
Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji is a Nigerian innovator, entrepreneur and logistics manager. A green mobility advocate, Adedokun is the founder of Brightcloud Automotive.
[Column] Cathy Smith: Sustainability or extinction: what African enterprises need to know about the next ten years
14-03-2023 | 14:55:33
Businesses and countries across the continent are attempting to rebuild following the devastating economic impact of the pandemic.
[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Founder, Market Forward, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:55:25
Victoria Epelle founded Market Forward about a year ago and the company has executed projects both local and international and is making a name for itself in the field of Consulting and Project Management.
[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Fondatrice, Market Forward, Nigéria
14-03-2023 | 14:55:25
Victoria Epelle a fondé Market Forward il y a environ un an et la société a exécuté des projets à la fois locaux et internationaux et se fait un nom dans le domaine du conseil et de la gestion de projet.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, fondateur et PDG, Survey54
14-03-2023 | 14:55:22
L'entrepreneur Britanique-Ghanéen, Stephan Eyeson, est actuellement PDG et fondateur de la société panafricaine de collecte de renseignements sur les consommateurs, Survey54.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, Founder & CEO, Survey54
14-03-2023 | 14:55:20
British-Ghanaian entrepreneur, Stephan Eyeson, is current CEO and Founder of pan-African consumer intelligence gathering firm, Survey54.
[Rwanda] MTN considers setting up financial tech firm
14-03-2023 | 14:55:16
MTN Rwanda is considering setting up an independent company to take on and operate its financial technology operations.
[Column] Philani Sangweni: Qualities venture capitalists will look for in entrepreneurs in 2021
14-03-2023 | 14:55:10
2020 was a difficult for everyone, but businesses faced an especially tough time. A few startups have, however, risen above the storm, managing to continue on their upward growth trajectory.
[Startup Interview] Tony Botha, Managing Director, carbonTRACK Africa, South Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:55:10
carbonTRACK Africa is a South Africa technology startup that seeks to create a world where energy is consumed sustainably, shared fairly and empowers all people.
[Startup Interview] Almasi Ndangili, Founder, Imarisha East Africa Productions, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:55:08
Almasi Ndangili is the founder of Imarisha East Africa Productions Ltd, a Kenya-based talent academy promoting education through edutainment.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya must involve the youth in its development
14-03-2023 | 14:55:05
We have a great advantage in Kenya as a nation of young, vibrant and highly creative youth.
[Interview] Marieme Esther Dassanou, Coordinator, AFAWA programme, AfDB
14-03-2023 | 14:54:57
Marieme Esther Dassanou is the Coordinator of Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) the African Development Bank’s flagship pan-African initiative
Wanted: Startups for Interviews!
14-03-2023 | 14:54:43
Africa Business Communities and Startup Weekly are conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses all over the world
[Column] Bob Koigi: Of coronavirus crisis and the silver lining for Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:54:40
As economies take a hit from the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, the crisis is birthing opportunities and continues to create crucial lessons on resilience and adaptation especially in Africa.
[Startup Interview] Stanley Njeru, CEO, Buyer Logistics Limited, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:37
Stanley Njeru is the CEO of Buyer Logistics Limited, a Kenyan-based startup offering freight forwading, custom clearance, warehousing and motor vehicle importation services.
[Startup Interview] Mathias Pwol, CEO, Trillaman Studio, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:54:37
Mathias Pwol is the CEO and producer of Trillaman Studio, an entertainment and media startup based in Lagos Nigeria.
[Startup Interview] Babatunde Akin-Moses, CEO, Sycamore, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:54:36
Babatunde Akin-Moses is the CEO of Sycamore a Nigerian company offering peer to peer lending while connecting lenders to borrowers.
[Startup Interview] Emmanuel Ashirifi, Founder, BDN-Africa, Ghana
14-03-2023 | 14:54:35
Emmanuel Ashirifi is the founder of Ghana-based startup BDN-Africa that is creating systems and processes to ease doing business across Africa therefore fostering integration.
[Startup Interview] Oluwatosin Dada, CEO, Dadus Properties, Nigeria
14-03-2023 | 14:54:35
Oluwatosin Dada is the CEO of Dadus Properties, a Nigerian real estate startup of property development and management consultants.
[Startup Interview] Peter Anowie, CEO, Kolics Company, Ghana
14-03-2023 | 14:54:35
Ghana-based startup Kolics Company Limited has been in the business of manufacturing ecofriendly footwear from recycled materials since 2017.
Wanted: African Startups for Interviews
14-03-2023 | 14:54:34
Africa Business Communities is conducting a series of interviews with startup businesses in Africa
[Interview] Walid Amer, Partner & Senior Associate, Elevate Business Consulting, Egypt
14-03-2023 | 14:54:30
Walid Amer is an experienced Certified Management Accountant with proven leadership expertise in assisting others in understanding the instrumental role finance data plays in improving business processes.
[Column] Paul Akiwumi: Why Angola must foster entrepreneurship and diversify its economy
14-03-2023 | 14:54:20
As Angola’s new president João Lourenço embarks on reforms aimed at fostering a dynamic local entrepreneurial sector, his success will ultimately be judged by the fortunes of people like Alcino António.
[Column] Paul Akiwumi: How entrepreneurs can evolve from survivalists to opportunity-driven
14-03-2023 | 14:54:15
Meskerem is a middle-aged Ethiopian woman, who runs a café and bakery with ten employees in an affluent neighbourhood of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
[Column] Saeed Mohemmed: Youth at the heart of the African free trade area success
14-03-2023 | 14:54:13
The Free Trade Zone is an excellent idea and can be implemented to become a global reality that benefits the whole world, and not just Africa
[Startup Interview] Wilhelmina Diop, Marketing Director, HelloSolar, Ethiopia
14-03-2023 | 14:54:04
Wilhelmina Diop is investing her skills in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development into providing rural communities in Ethiopia with affordable access to power, through the startup company, HelloSolar.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Leveraging on youthful innovations to promote circular economy
14-03-2023 | 14:54:04
Across the world, youth innovations are driving significant change.
[Startup Interview] Jacqui Mwangi, Managing Director, Buyology, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:54:03
Jacqui Mwangi is the Managing Director of Buyology Co. LLC, a Kenyan based startup that is assisting companies enhance customer experience through mystery shopping concept and training.
[SA Business Week] Mixed fortunes for public and private sectors
14-03-2023 | 14:53:41
The public and private sectors have this week recorded heightened activities with partnerships, trade and capital markets dominating headlines.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa’s silver bullet is in its new tribe
14-03-2023 | 14:53:40
In East Africa, a group of vanguard youthful innovators are transforming the region into a tech powerhouse through modern innovations.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Cultivating the Facebook farming revolution to grow African economies
14-03-2023 | 14:53:38
In less than a decade, Africa ICT sector has experienced an unprecedented boom that has caught the world’s attention.
[Startup Interview] Job Mutai, Co Founder, New Age Media, Kenya
14-03-2023 | 14:53:35
Job Mutai is the Co Founder and the Creative Director of New Age Media agency, a marketing, communications and media company based in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Startup Interview] Musawa Mukupa, Founder, Health Literacy Zambia
14-03-2023 | 14:53:34
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
[Interview] Irfan Mirza, CEO, Trend Solar, Tanzania
14-03-2023 | 14:53:30
Irfan Mirza is an IT consultant, project manager and strategist who co-founded Trend Solar, a power solution for rural communities in Africa.
[SA Business Week] Naspers breathe new life into startups, filmmakers train eyes West
14-03-2023 | 14:53:29
The tech startup fever has been spreading across the globe like bush-fire and Africa has not been left out in this bandwagon. More and more people are entering into the tech space because technology never gets old and new inventions keep evolving.
[Column] Sandiso Sibisi: Youth employment key to development in Africa
14-03-2023 | 14:53:27
Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise.
[SA Business Week] Water tariffs rise, no markets for black traders
14-03-2023 | 14:53:25
Access to clean water is still a challenge in most of the sub-Saharan Africa countries. Due to the scarcity, the ones who are lucky enough to access it have to dig deeper into their pockets in order to enjoy this basic commodity.
[Nigeria Business Week] Calling for free-trade, efficient energy
14-03-2023 | 14:53:24
The possibility of free trade within Africa is an ongoing one, to which several African countries have pledged their support and signed their agreements. Though Nigeria has shown caution in joining The Agreement, its one champion is Aliko Dangote, Nigerian industrialist and wealthiest African.
[South Africa Business Week] JSE grows listing portfolio
14-03-2023 | 14:53:23
This week, the ever aggressive South African business world has seen two major companies, Vivo energy and Naspers all set to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned
14-03-2023 | 14:53:21
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.

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