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OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa
3 months ago

OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa

A new Morocco-based seed investment fund, dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, launches. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s …
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5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU
4 months ago

5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU

Africa’s startup scene is growing from strength to strength as African entrepreneurs create solutions at a faster pace than ever before. With so many African opportunities abound, the ‘war for talent’ …
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Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube
5 months ago

Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube

Ashley Akunna is the even-toned host, and behind-the-scenes boss, of GrapeVine TV, a YouTube web show with a panel of black millennials discussing trending news topics. Ashley studied film at …
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Designing for Impact: African Architects Changing the Game
9 months ago

Designing for Impact: African Architects Changing the Game

As the continent urbanizes, African architects are making their mark on the global stage. Using local materials, firms across Africa are designing innovative strategies to meet ongoing social …
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Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product
9 months ago

Millennial Mozambican Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Beauty Product

When Celmira Amade came to study International Business at Royal Holloway University of London in 2010, she was not quite ready for the impact of the English climate. …
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MONAA: African-inspired luxury footwear
9 months ago

MONAA: African-inspired luxury footwear

MONAA is a luxury footwear company that pays homage to regal Ashanti heritage. Founded by two sisters, MONAA manufactures its unique sandals in Ghana from globally-sourced leathers refined …
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Mark Zuckerberg visits Lagos, Nigeria
9 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg visits Lagos, Nigeria

This is Mark Zuckerburg’s first trip to sub-Saharan Africa and his first stop is Lagos, Nigeria! He’ll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs to learn about the startup ecosystem in …
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Start-Up Stories: Emerald Moringa Tea
9 months ago

Start-Up Stories: Emerald Moringa Tea

A tiny leaf could save millions of lives. Vanessa Zommi, founder of Emerald Moringa Tea, discovered moringa, popularly known across Africa as the “tree of life,” after several …
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Trilateral Development Cooperation: A “win-win-win” for South-South dialogue?
9 months ago

Trilateral Development Cooperation: A “win-win-win” for South-South dialogue?

Trilateral Development Cooperation (TDC) is a promising new concept that has the potential to revolutionize the system of international development cooperation. TDC is a triangular partnership between a …
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Top African Video Game Companies
9 months ago

Top African Video Game Companies

Though most African gaming companies are still young, video games are becoming increasingly popular both across the continent and in the wider global market. In Africa, video game …
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