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Inspiring Entrepreneurship Across Africa
8 months ago

Inspiring Entrepreneurship Across Africa

On July 12th, the Berlin-based non-profit organisation Ampion (short for Amplifying Pioneership), hosted an event called “Startups in Africa – Success Stories on a Rooftop.” Ampion enables entrepreneurs …
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Showcasing the Important Role of the Youth at UNCTAD 14
8 months ago

Showcasing the Important Role of the Youth at UNCTAD 14

Nairobi, Kenya recently played host to the fourteenth edition of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. What made the event particularly special, was that for the …
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How Brexit Will Affect Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa
8 months ago

How Brexit Will Affect Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

In a historic referendum, the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union on June 23rd came as a shock to many. Almost like a dessert with a …
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Seedstars World Event: 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups compete in Lagos
8 months ago

Seedstars World Event: 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups compete in Lagos

On August 11th, 2016, up to 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to USD …
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Capturing the Real Africa with New Start-Up Picha
8 months ago

Capturing the Real Africa with New Start-Up Picha

Google “Africa” and you’re likely to see photographs of safaris and sunsets. For businesses hoping to market their products across the continent, that lack of realistic images of the continent …
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Umlando Wezithombe Comic Book Startup
8 months ago

Umlando Wezithombe Comic Book Startup

Umlando Wezithombe is a South African comic production company focused on making African history, stories, and role models accessible to African youth. Umlando has produced comic book histories …
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Bean to Bar in Ivory Coast
8 months ago

Bean to Bar in Ivory Coast

There is an all too familiar pattern of African countries exporting raw materials and importing manufactured goods. Though this trend still dominates much of Africa’s trading relations, there …
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AAKS x Indego Africa Partnership
9 months ago

AAKS x Indego Africa Partnership

Ghana-based sustainable accessories brand AAKS and Rwanda-based social enterprise Indego Africa have recently joined forces in a partnership that is sure to produce vibrant and beautiful artisanry. Their …
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Africa’s Technology Landscape from 2016–2020
9 months ago

Africa’s Technology Landscape from 2016–2020

The last five years have been really interesting when it comes to advancements in the area of technology on the African continent — both from adoption and manufacturing point of …
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African Billionaires Drive Development
9 months ago

African Billionaires Drive Development

To maintain the impressive growth of the last decade, African economies require increased investment in sectors ranging from agribusiness to infrastructure to renewable energy. Development dollars and foreign …
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