Thursday, May 25, 2017

Development

Opera invests $100 million to grow African digital economy

Opera, the developer of the most popular mobile browser in Africa, announced its plan to invest $100 million USD over the next two years...

Digital-skills-for-girls initiative sets stage for landmark Africa Code Week in 2017

Digital skills development for African girls and women received a major boost at the first #eSkills4Girls Africa Meetup held ahead of the Transform Africa...

Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Education: A Roadmap to Realizing Africa’s Youth...

By Roeland Monasch, CEO Aflatoun International and Elizabeth Bintliff, CEO Junior Achievement Africa Walk along any street in most African cities and you will see...

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 April 2017, East Africa's economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according...

30,000 Senegalese Youth To Receive Work-Readiness Skills Training

Project to provide hands-on employability skills training and school-to-work transitions to youth attending secondary school and TVET schools in 6 of Senegal's 14 provinces Education...

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment

Youth Livelihood Diaries Shed New Light on Working Lives of African Youth Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for...

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Opera invests $100 million to grow African digital economy

Opera, the developer of the most popular mobile browser in Africa, announced its plan to invest $100 million USD over the next two years...

Digital-skills-for-girls initiative sets stage for landmark Africa Code Week in 2017

Digital skills development for African girls and women received a major boost at the first #eSkills4Girls Africa Meetup held ahead of the Transform Africa...

Government of Rwanda dedicated to promote its move to a cashless...

The Government of Rwanda and Mastercard have reaffirmed their shared commitment to the development of strong digital platforms to meet the needs of the...

The Croton Tree: Fuelling An African Agricultural Revolution

The croton tree, indigenous to East Africa, produces an inedible walnut sized nut that has never served much purpose beyond firewood until now as...

Startups

Kenyan entrepreneur starts successful spices business with just $48

Kenyan entrepreneur, Anzazi Kiti managed to generate roughly $1,600 a month by starting a pretty successful spices business with only $48. Kiti, who started the...

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African entrepreneurs encouraged to develop the tourism sector

According to some reports more than a billion people travel around the world every year. Global international tourist arrivals grew by 4% on average over...

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