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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Start-up Stories: Africa’s largest travel site, Jovago.com
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Africa’s largest travel site, Jovago.com

Ayiba’s, Eyitemi Popo, sat down with Marek Zmyslowski in Lagos for the ultimate start-up story interview. Marek moved to Lagos, Nigeria two years ago from Poland to launch …
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Amplifying social change in Eastern Africa through technology
2 years ago

Amplifying social change in Eastern Africa through technology

Sharon Adongo is the co-founder of Uwazi Technology Consulting, a data and technology consulting firm for non-profits and social enterprises and the leading Salesforce Cloud Consulting Partner in …
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Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana

As a young girl, Regina wanted to build a rocket. Upon presenting a prototype to her physics teacher, she was told, “It’s impossible. Girls don’t build rockets. They …
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Start-up Stories: NigerianFoods.com
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: NigerianFoods.com

NigerianFoods.com cofounders Tosin Osibodu and Ian Cohan-Shapiro saw a need and have found a way to meet it: their website brings high quality, authentic Nigerian food to …
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Africa’s Digital Media Space: A conversation with Mark Kaigwa
3 years ago

Africa’s Digital Media Space: A conversation with Mark Kaigwa

Mark Kaigwa lives at the intersection of storytelling, technology and entrepreneurship. He is the founder of Nendo, a Nairobi based consultancy firm, focused on strategy and digital storytelling …
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Start-up Stories: Gregory Ugwi talks Thinknum’s $1M capital raise
3 years ago

Start-up Stories: Gregory Ugwi talks Thinknum’s $1M capital raise

Gregory Ugwi grew up in Nigeria and then came to the US to study mathematics at Princeton University where he would meet his Thinknum co-founder, Justin Zhen. Thinknum …
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Start-up Stories: Africode
3 years ago

Start-up Stories: Africode

Africode’s mission is to educate, inspire, and equip Africans with the skills necessary to write code that technically and positively grows Africa. Ayiba’s editor-in-chief, Eyitemi Popo, talks with …
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How to find Africa-focused jobs by Nina Oduro
3 years ago

How to find Africa-focused jobs by Nina Oduro

Nina Oduro is the founder and President of AfricanDevJobs, a platform for Africa-based development job opportunities and career advice. The site offers insights into African development careers with a focus …
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Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy
4 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy

This is the first of several articles in Ayiba’s new series “Start-up Stories;” tales of business and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Ayiba Associate Editor, …
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