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The missing links in the digital ecosystem in Africa

Companies like Google, Facebook, SEC2Africa and Oradian are identifying what could be the missing links in the digital ecosystem: knowledge transfer and face-to-face interaction...

8 Feb 2018

The rise and rise of African agri-tech

African entrepreneurs are increasingly seeing the inherent opportunities within the agriculture sector, developing solutions that do everything from helping farmers increase their yields to providing better access to markets...

By Tom Jackson 7 Feb 2018

Social Media Week Lagos announced

eNitiate partners with Social Media Week Lagos - the only African city to host the event...

2 Feb 2018

Commissions.ng allows Nigerians to launch e-commerce stores

Nigerian startup Commissions.ng is enabling users to start businesses selling products and services in return for commission...

By Tom Jackson 5 Jan 2018

Gambian startup Farm Fresh targets regional expansion

Gambian startup Farm Fresh is targeting expansion into other West African markets after being chosen to take part in the Make-IT accelerator programme run by the Lagos-based Co-Creation Hub (CcHub)...

By Tom Jackson 21 Dec 2017

Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship...

12 Dec 2017

Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it...

12 Dec 2017

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties...

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

Facebook cements investment in Nigeria

Facebook has launched a set of initiatives in Nigeria aimed at helping to develop and nurture communities, including small businesses, the tech and start-up ecosystem, youths and creatives...

23 Nov 2017

MEST expands in key African markets

MEST announces partnership with Metta as program continues to expand its presence across the continent...

21 Nov 2017

Meet Africa's startup stars

Meet the startups pitching at Seedstars Africa, 12-14 December 2017, in Maputo, Mozambique...

20 Nov 2017

Promoting Africa as a digital innovation hub

APO Group and Africa Tech Now join forces in Las Vegas to strengthen Africa's visibility as the next digital and innovation hub...

27 Oct 2017

Africa Code Week launches in Tanzania

With half a million young Africans engaged over the past two years, 15 governments and over 100 partners on board already, Africa Code Week launched in Tanzania this past week...

22 Oct 2017

Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry

African Innovation Foundation calls for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards...

13 Oct 2017

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