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ETHIOPIA

France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019

AFRICA

French President Macron announces $76m Africa startup fund

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the launch of a €65 million ($76.14 million) fund dedicated to providing access to small ticket funding for African startups, as part of the unveiling of a 'Digital Africa' initiative...

By Gabriella Mulligan 31 May 2018

AFRICA

Macron to urge entrepreneurship on first African tour

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron will tour Africa this week to try to boost France's flagging influence on the continent and convince young people eyeing Europe's shores they have a future at home...

28 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook launches startup programme in Paris campus

Facebook launched its first ever startup support programme in Paris Tuesday, in a massive tech incubator funded by a French telecoms billionaire...

18 Jan 2017