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Motherland Moguls: Meet the 2015 She Leads Africa Finalists
2 years ago

Motherland Moguls: Meet the 2015 She Leads Africa Finalists

While Sub Saharan Africa has the highest rate of female entrepreneurship across the world (27%), these businesses are typically one-woman enterprises with a small consumer base. Social enterprise …
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Mobile Design Basics – 3 Easy Tips
2 years ago

Mobile Design Basics – 3 Easy Tips

We live in a world of mobile first. Most computer usage happens on a mobile device. Even though in the West users were accustomed to doing many things …
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The Evolution of BitPesa: Africa’s Bitcoin
2 years ago

The Evolution of BitPesa: Africa’s Bitcoin

BitPesa is a money transfer service that deals with digital currency such as Bitcoin into African currencies. It was designed to cut down the high costs of remittances from …
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Making Baobab Famous with Aduna
2 years ago

Making Baobab Famous with Aduna

Aduna is a health and beauty brand that uses superfoods like baobab and moringa to create superfood powders and energy bars for detoxification and revitalization. Co-founders Andrew Hunt and Nick Salter …
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Essential African Apps to Download
2 years ago

Essential African Apps to Download

Technology in African countries has grown tremendously, with new innovative applications being introduced into the market every year. Most of these apps are useful in day-to-day life, and …
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5 lessons the Danfo Team will teach you about business
2 years ago

5 lessons the Danfo Team will teach you about business

Lagos is famous for many things – for the round-the-clock hustle, whether white collar or redeye, for its crazy traffic and bustling night life, among other things. …
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Start-up Stories: AAKS
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: AAKS

Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, the glamourous Ghanaian behind gorgeous new accessories line AAKS, likes to say she is fond of sunsets. Her love for color is abundantly clear from her vibrant …
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Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About
2 years ago

Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About

Recently, Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt sparked controversy when he claimed that women should not be in science, as they can prove distracting to male scientists in the …
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Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear

After nearly a decade of designing eyewear, Abaynesh Jembere decided to live her dreams by launching her own line of sunglasses. Her brand, Jembere Eyewear, fuses Abaynesh’s passion …
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Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister

Africa’s economic growth and quality of life are hindered by a lack of power. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that over 585 million people across the …
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