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#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education system
#StartupStory: Zomila is tackling the South African education systemArticle

Zomila, a mobile platform, is tackling the massive issue of guiding students in their after school careers...

Evan-Lee Courie 9 Sep 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
'Africans can do business with the UN'Article

What must businesses in Africa do to win tenders from the UN? Are there opportunities for African women entrepreneurs?

Kingsley Ighobor 2 Sep 2019

Last chance to enter Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge - are you game?
Last chance to enter Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge - are you game?Article

The Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge is inviting all Grade 8 to 12 learners to participate in their annual five-week competition, which uses gamification to educate high school learners across South Africa to think like entrepreneurs...

28 Aug 2019

Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from Nigeria
Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from NigeriaArticle

The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management's upcoming SAPICS Spring Conference will provide supply chain management professionals with the opportunity to spend a day immersed in interactive and stimulating presentations along with networking opportunities...

16 Aug 2019

Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubator
Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubatorArticle

False Bay TVET College is intentional about instilling a culture of entrepreneurship amongst the student population, getting them to think differently about entrepreneurship as a career of choice...

Abraham Oliver, Issued by False Bay College 30 Jul 2019

Youth dialogue
Youth dialogueArticle

False Bay TVET College, Khayelitsha Campus together with the Department of Small Business Development hosted a youth dialogue with college students and young entrepreneurs...

Issued by False Bay College 26 Jul 2019

10 ways to create a young entrepreneurial mindset
10 ways to create a young entrepreneurial mindsetArticle

Currently employing half of South Africa's labour force and contributing a third of its GDP, SMMEs seem to be the obvious solution to SA's high youth unemployment rate. The question becomes: how best to develop our youth as entrepreneurs...?

24 Jul 2019

EurAfrican Forum 2019.
Creating a prosperous, sustainable future for AfricaArticle

EurAfrican Forum 2019: With the contribution of 40 international speakers, the Forum had the participation of 450 participants, from 17 European countries and 24 African countries...

23 Jul 2019

CWDi, 67 designers provide 67 logos for SMEs on #MandelaDay
CWDi, 67 designers provide 67 logos for SMEs on #MandelaDayArticle

As part of CWDi's 67 Logos Designathon, 67 designers used their 67 minutes for Mandela Day to design professional logos for small businesses for free...

23 Jul 2019

Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs
Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact EntrepreneursArticle

Entrepreneurs with a strong inner game live, breathe and work according to a set of principles that define everything they do...

Matt Brown, Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jul 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Owen Muzambi goes from park bench to boardroom
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Owen Muzambi goes from park bench to boardroomArticle

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

17 Jul 2019

4 tips for starting and staying in business in the current economic climate
4 tips for starting and staying in business in the current economic climateArticle

South Africa's bleak unemployment rate of 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019 highlights the need to develop entrepreneurship and support the rise of SMEs in the country...

5 Jul 2019

#SONA19: Let's support President Ramaphosa's dream for a better South Africa
#SONA19: Let's support President Ramaphosa's dream for a better South AfricaArticle

The tourism industry is ideally placed to help President Cyril Ramaphosa achieve his dream for a better South Africa through job creation and increased investment, says Nomvuselelo Songelwa, CEO Jurni.

Nomvuselelo Songelwa 27 Jun 2019

Parklands College grows young minds, builds futures
Parklands College grows young minds, builds futuresArticle

Parklands College in Cape Town is passionate about making sure students are prepared for the future. By doing this, they are creating entrepreneurs of the future through authentic learning experiences...

27 Jun 2019

Kenyan parenting platform MumsVillage launches an online store
Kenyan parenting platform MumsVillage launches an online storeArticle

Kenyan parenting support platform MumsVillage has launched an online store. The MumsVillageShop features a curated range of genuine local and global parenting and baby brands...

27 Jun 2019

#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge winners 2019
#YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge winners 2019Article

The winners of the fourth instalment of the City of Cape Town's annual youth entrepreneurial challenge were announced at a gala event at the Cape Town Civic Centre on 25 June 2019...

26 Jun 2019

Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food business
Eco-entrepreneurs look to legumes to build thriving food businessArticle

Plant-based eating is all the rage these days, but two young entrepreneurs knew the potential four years ago, when they developed a legume pasta in their home kitchen...

25 Jun 2019

#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beauty
#StartupStory: Thuli Hlongwane shifts from corporate IT to beautyArticle

For years, Thuli Hlongwane was a versatile and highly experienced IT management professional with an impressive background in the IT industry....

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2019

The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the rise
The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express celebrated a youth on the riseArticle

Vilakazi Street came alive as it was transformed into the epitome of youth culture hustle, echoing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of 2019...

Issued by OnPoint PR 20 Jun 2019

Chef Elijah Amoo Addo.
How food can foster stronger relations between Europe and AfricaArticle

Chef Elijah Amoo Addo to address EurAfrican Forum on how food can foster stronger relations between Europe and Africa...

12 Jun 2019

The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American Express
The Box Shop June 16 Food Market backed by American ExpressArticle

Vilakazi Street will be abuzz as food and art lovers alike, artisans and entrepreneurs descend upon the annual Box Shop June 16 Food Market on Youth Day...

Issued by OnPoint PR 12 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Support Africa's young innovators and entrepreneurs
#AfricaMonth: Support Africa's young innovators and entrepreneursArticle

African innovators and entrepreneurs need to be encouraged, supported and incentivised to reach their optimal potential...

28 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights
#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heightsArticle

Astral Aerial Solutions, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is an affiliate of Astral Aviation, an established all-cargo airline with over 20 years of experience operating within Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 May 2019

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Innovative messaging app tailor-made for MaliansArticle

Lenali integrates local languages such as Bambara, Soninke, Songhai, Mooré and Wolof, as well as French, making the app accessible to people without formal education...

17 May 2019

AWIEF Awards 2018.
APO partners with AWIEF to empower women entrepreneursArticle

APO Group and Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) partner for deeper impact on African women's entrepreneurship...

9 May 2019

Orange Digital Centre opening in Tunisia.
Orange launches digital centre in TunisiaArticle

Orange, a key player engaged in digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, launches its first Orange Digital Centre in Tunisia...

29 Apr 2019

Orange Digital Centre launches in Tunisia
Orange Digital Centre launches in TunisiaArticle

Orange recently launched its Orange Digital Centre in Tunis, Tunisia, to provide wide-ranging support for startups, including training young people in coding and providing more direct guidance, as well as startup acceleration and investment in early-stage companies...

29 Apr 2019

Applications now open for Pitch AgriHack 2019
Applications now open for Pitch AgriHack 2019Article

Selected finalists will pitch their innovations to ICT4Ag and business experts at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra between 3 and 7 September 2019...

26 Apr 2019

2019 #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge begins
2019 #YouthStartCT Entrepreneurial Challenge beginsArticle

The fourth instalment of the City of Cape Town's annual youth entrepreneurial challenge, aimed at giving budding entrepreneurs a hand up, has kicked off...

18 Apr 2019

Mon Choco's eco-friendly Easter eggs
Mon Choco's eco-friendly Easter eggsArticle

As Easter approaches, all over the world orders ramp up for chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs. But, have you ever thought about where chocolate comes from and its environmental impact?

18 Apr 2019

Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businesses
Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businessesArticle

Entrepreneurship should be encouraged and developed as entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services and create new markets and jobs along the way...

Issued by Total 15 Apr 2019

Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneurs
Necessity and passion driving a generation of entrepreneursArticle

With the youth unemployment rate sitting at above 50%, growing numbers of young South Africans are considering entrepreneurship as a career option rather than competing for a limited pool of jobs in the formal sector or for a place at tertiary institution...

8 Apr 2019

Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schools
Digital Kungfu launches Dreamers Dojo to support entrepreneurial mindsets at schoolsArticle

With the ever-increasing unemployment statistics in South Africa, entrepreneurship is an essential alternative for school-leavers to consider...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 4 Apr 2019

CellCgirl wins Silver at 2019 Bookmarks Awards
CellCgirl wins Silver at 2019 Bookmarks AwardsArticle

CellCgirl walked away with a Silver Pixel at the prestigious IAB Bookmarks Awards last Thursday night...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Apr 2019

Africa's potential as a global leader in the world's digital economy
Africa's potential as a global leader in the world's digital economyArticle

African governments have a crucial role to play in taking the continent to the next stage in its digital evolution...

1 Apr 2019

Renowned
RenownedArticle

Renowned is for anyone who wants to unlock the power in their network by leveraging the online world...

Issued by DigitLab 15 Mar 2019

Winners of Total Namibia startup challenge
Winners of Total Namibia startup challengeArticle

Total Namibia announces the winners of the Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge...

11 Mar 2019

Call for applications for The 2019 Anzisha Prize program
Call for applications for The 2019 Anzisha Prize programArticle

2019 call for applications for Africa's most innovative social and business entrepreneurs under the age of 22 is now open...

18 Feb 2019

Gugu Mjadu, spokesperson for the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year
5 investment dos and don'ts for young entrepreneursArticle

The government recognises entrepreneurship as a key driver of future economic growth in South Africa...

7 Feb 2019

Isaac Oboth, filmmaker.
Self-taught Ugandan film producer, Isaac Oboth, makes Forbes listArticle

Isaac Oboth is an Ugandan-born entrepreneur who has proven that even without a certificate, one can still make it big in life through hard work and dedication...

30 Jan 2019

7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boom
7 reasons why EdTech will continue to boomArticle

Of the more than $37.8-billion invested in education technology companies since 1997, 62% was invested over the past three years alone. Set to reach a value of $252-billion by 2020 - EdTech is a booming industry...

15 Jan 2019

Africa 2018, Egypt.
#Africa2018: Africa is the future of the world economyArticle

African youth are the future of the world economy and entrepreneurship, the Africa 2018 forum in Egypt hears...

10 Dec 2018

Lamin M. Manneh is director, UNDP Regional Service For Africa.
Enabling youth entrepreneurship in AfricaArticle

Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...

Lamin M. Manneh 7 Dec 2018

Africa Forum to focus on youth, women entrepreneurship
Africa Forum to focus on youth, women entrepreneurshipArticle

Government and private sector to get together at the Africa 2018 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh to foster greater regional integration through investments and cross border collaboration...

3 Dec 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Kickstarting a business with Violet Lupuwana in the driving seat
#EntrepreneurMonth: Kickstarting a business with Violet Lupuwana in the driving seatArticle

Violet Lupuwana is a woman who knows where she's going, and knows just what it's going to take to get there. Lupuwana started Chumile Transport Services in 2012 and has been on the proverbial road to success ever since...

Shan Radcliffe 22 Nov 2018

#AfricArena 2018: Putting the spotlight on Africa startups
#AfricArena 2018: Putting the spotlight on Africa startupsArticle

Momentum was a word used frequently at AfricArena, a conference that showcased Africa's best startups and innovators...

19 Nov 2018

15-year-old dream comes true for young entrepreneurs
15-year-old dream comes true for young entrepreneursArticle

New township bakery creates jobs for the youth of Duncan Village...

Chris Gilili 14 Nov 2018

Millennials & ICT: An entrepreneurial match made in heaven
Millennials & ICT: An entrepreneurial match made in heavenArticle

Born between the early 1980s and 2000s, millennials are becoming a larger and more important part of South Africa's population...

13 Nov 2018

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