Innovation Prize for Africa winners: (L-R): Dr Imogen Wright, Dr Eddy Agbo, Dr Achidi Valentin Agon.
Innovation Prize for Africa winners

This year's winners of the Innovation Prize for Africa offer innovative responses to address malaria and HIV/AIDS, two of Africa's greatest disease burdens, showcasing African ingenuity at the same time.

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Energy investors merge to create pan-Africa power group
Energy investors merge to create pan-Africa power group

Two major investors in African power projects announced on Wednesday, 22 June 2016, a joint venture that they said would help boost electricity output across the continent.

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Youth employment trends in East Africa

East African youth are seeking a greater voice in their future, according to new youth-led research released today by The MasterCard Foundation Youth Think Tank.

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Coca-Cola unveils new $130 million bottling plant in Mozambique
Coca-Cola unveils new $130 million bottling plant in Mozambique

Coca-Cola Sabco last week announced the official opening of its world-class bottling facility in Matola Gare, near Maputo, Mozambique. This opening is part of the company's ongoing investment in world-class manufacturing capabilities on the African continent.

20 Jun 2016

Group of Andela developers,Kenya. Photo Credit: Robert Opiyo
Zuckerberg, GV invest in Andela

Andela, a company that identifies the most talented software engineers in Africa and prepares them for successful careers with top global tech companies, has announced $24 million in Series B funding to catalyse its growth across the African continent.

20 Jun 2016

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#TRENDING: What do an umbrella, a shark and a house plant have in common?

The influential Consumer Goods Forum was held in Africa for the first time, 15-17 June 2016 - and naturally, the focus was on doing business in Africa. These are the top 10 retail and consumer trends that investors have to take a note of, that were raised at the summit:

By Louise Marsland 20 Jun 2016