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Tanzania starts building its own helicopters.

Tanzania has started to build its own helicopters and we could see them take flight as early as 2018. The prototype model is a two-seater and...

Tigo Tanzania launches ride hailing app

Last week Tigo Tanzania launched a new taxi hailing app called "Twende App" to improve urban mobility and the growing traffic congestion problems in...

“The future will be built in Africa”, Mark Zuckerberg

"This is where the future is going to be built". A statement made by facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg while on a visit...

Why you should invest in Tanzania’s tourism sector

Tanzania has many tourist attractions. More than 44 per cent of the country’s land area is covered with game reserves and national parks. There...

Watch one man’s vision to transform Africa

This documenatary, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs Transforming Africa show, "tells the story of one man's vision to harness and unleash the ingenuity and creativity Africa's...

6 African tech startups to remember

 “in Africa, necessity is the mother of invention”  South African tech writer and speaker Toby Shapshak There is a boom in exciting new tech startups...

What tech will make African business a global player?

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 8 November 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Over the last year, all eyes have been on Africa's technology sector. And for a very...

Nigerian businessman transforms food vending in Lagos

A young Nigerian is now redefining the traditional way of hawking food in a typical African society. Rasheed Salami's Prestigious Meals, basically hawks prepared...

How farming watermelons changed one woman’s life.

Annie Nyaga holds a degree in biomedical science. After her graduating from Egerton University in 2007 she found a job as as a purchasing...

Best African fintech solution 2016?

This Article is written by Appsafrica. Africa is the birthplace of some of the world’s most innovative fintech solutions and we now profile the...

8 reasons why Magufuli is the best African president

Tanzanian president, John Pombe Magufuli, has only been in office for just over a year and has already achieved more than many presidents have...

Tony Elumelu Foundation will give 1,000 Africans $5,000 to start business

AGOS, NIGERIA – Africa’s largest business incubator, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is now accepting applications from African entrepreneurs, with business ideas that can transform Africa. The application portal is open and accepting submissions until Midnight WAT on March 1,...

Top 10 countries in Africa to start a business

Every year, the Bank releases the global ‘Doing Business’ ranking of countries’ business environment, rating them based on how easy it is to start...

Africa’s first solar-powered airport

South Africa's George Airport has become the first on the continent to be powered by solar energy. George Airport's brand new 200 square meter solar...

Ugandan coffee producers begin roasting coffee beans locally

Uganda is one of the world's biggest coffee producers, but mostly exports unprocessed green beans. That means much of the profit goes to the...

Ghana’s $10 billion Futuristic Utopia. Hope City

“Many African cities will double in size over the next 20 years, and there is an assumption that brand new cities like Hope City...

5 future cities of Africa

1. Kenya - Konza technology city Konza was planned as a mixed-use, high density walkable city that accommodates a diversity of programs and districts. By...

Snail farming, Africa’s new gold

Many farmers despise them as they can ruin entire fields of crops but some in Africa have found a new market for the garden...

African innovation award goes to anti Malaria drug

Dr Valentin Agon of Benin was unanimous winner of the US$100 000 Grand Prize for his innovation Api-Palu, an anti-malaria drug treatment that has...

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...

Talking to Africa: New Book Explores Differences in PR Approaches in...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 12 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A new e-book released this week, Talking to Africa: Considering Culture in Communications for a Complex...

Mastercard Launches Mobile Marketplace to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

NAIROBI, Kenya,-/17 January 2017/- Mastercard today launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which...

African Billionaire challenges Coca Cola!

Mohammed Dewji Ceo of MeTL Group has ambitious plans to take on some of the world’s biggest soft drink brands, such as Coca Cola,...

16 year old invents super material to fight drought

"No More Thirsty Crops" was the title of 16 year old Kiara Nirghin's submission to the Google Science Fair's Community Impact Awards for the...

The AFRICA CEO FORUM puts female leadership in Africa at the...

The AFRICA CEO FORUM and McKinsey & Company are pooling their expertise to launch the African Women in Business initiative at the 2017 AFRICA...

Africa Rural Electrification to Power-Up this Month at 3rd Africa Mini...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 7 November 2016 - The 3rd Africa Mini Grids Summit 2016 will convene this month on November 28-29 in...

RiseUp Summit 2016: The Entrepreneurship Revolution

November 21, 2016 Cairo, Egypt RiseUp hosted its annual press conference on the 20th of November to announce the activities and tracks that will be covered...

Nigeria wants to send an astronaut to the moon!

As part of Nigeria’s plan to develop a world class space program, it has announced plans to send a man to the moon by...

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