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Start-Up Stories: Emerald Moringa Tea
12 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?
12 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
12 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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UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development
1 year ago

UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development

The first ever United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) Youth Forum held in Nairobi, Kenya between 17 and 21 July 2016 was a momentous occasion. …
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Kayoola: Africa’s First Solar Powered Bus
1 year ago

Kayoola: Africa’s First Solar Powered Bus

Kayoola, meaning “mass carrier,” is the name of Africa’s first solar-powered bus developed by Kiira Motors in Uganda. Kiira Motors grew out of a project at Uganda’s Makerere …
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Africa’s Top Business Incubators
1 year ago

Africa’s Top Business Incubators

From Africa to the Americas to Asia, most economies are driven by small and medium scale enterprises. Behind these small businesses are people of diverse ages, educational, and …
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Win 2 All-Access passes to Seedstars World Accra Start-up Competition
1 year ago

Win 2 All-Access passes to Seedstars World Accra Start-up Competition

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is returning to Ghana on 21 August 2016, with the support of a local …
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Inspiring Entrepreneurship Across Africa
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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