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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...

Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance...

Partnerships are a fundamental tenet of progress and should be leveraged to accelerate development results by harnessing the power of technology and innovation, says...

8 African business opportunities

For most people the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Africa is Ebola, HIV, warlords, extreme poverty and news headlines that...

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...

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...

Vodacom fast-tracks Tanzania with 4G internet for subscribers

“A massive investment has been made in the network supplied by Nokia to offer our subscribers the fastest network in Tanzania.” Ian Ferrao, Vodacom...

8 African business ideas for a low budget

Africa is classified as a poor continent. How can that be? There are so many opportunities to make money, even if you are on a...

Burkina Faso by far exceeds its objectives for its development plan

PARIS, France 9th December 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/ - The President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, and the government of Burkina Faso,...

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...

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...

3 cars built in Africa

The Kantanka suv model from Ghana The IVM Umu from Nigeria And the Kiira Smack

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tanzania: Mini-Grids to Power 40,000 Homes

PowerCorner Tanzania has made plans to connect 40,000 homes across Tanzania with electricity by 2020 using mini-grids. PowerCorner Tanzania was established in 2015 to...

Tigo offers free youtube streaming service

Tigo Tanzania has announced that it will offer free youtube video streaming for all its users. David Zacharia, Tigo head of data and devices, announced...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Tanzania’s first gourmet chocolate company

Chocolate Mamas Gourmet Tanzanian Chocolate Company “From bean to bar, Chocolate Mamas ensures beautifully pure, organic, chocolate of the highest quality.” is Tanzania’s first and...

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...

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...

Continent-wide digital skills development initiative aims to train half a million...

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, 19 June 2017. The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off yesterday in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius. Now in its third...

Ideas Matter Research Fellowships for West African Scholars

BOSTON, United States, 16 December 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The West African Research Association (WARA) and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the...

Onyx-Connect, first African company to manufacture smartphones and will cost only...

South African smartphone manufacturer Onyx-Connect, a privately backed company, will be launching a $30 Android smartphone into the African market. The company moved its full...

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Continent-wide digital skills development initiative aims to train half a million...

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, 19 June 2017. The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off yesterday in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius. Now in its third...