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  • Edtech-in-Africa

    EdTech: How Young Africans Can Prepare For Higher Education

    Guest Post: EdTech Expert, Jens Ischebeck shares on Young Africans Can Prepare For Higher Education For many people Africa is known for the poverty of the people, the high illiteracy rates, a lack of economical growth, civil wars, etc. But Africa has the youngest population of all continents, as...
  • PitchDrive

    Meet The 14 Startups Representing Africa at PitchDrive 2017

    Meet the 14 selected startups set to participate in this year’s PitchDrive by Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHUB). Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Nigeria’s leading social innovation centre in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs, has announced the names of the 14 selected startups set to participate in PitchDrive. PitchDrive is a three-week five-city European tech...
  • Founding Women

    Support Founding Women Crowdfunding to Highlight African Female Tech Founders

    Contribute to this Founding Women crowdfunding book which aims to spotlight African female tech founders to inspire the next generation. According to a research on the funding landscape of most Africa tech ecosystems, young African women do not often get to see themselves represented in the tech space. This lack...
  • Venture Capitalists

    Guest Post: Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists

    Johannesburg-based Broadcaster & Entrepreneur, Andile Masuku shares insights from African Tech Round-up podcast session with Mark Kaigwa and Musa Kalenga on “Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists.” A few weeks ago one of Kenya’s finest digital heads, Mark Kaigwa, joined Musa Kalenga and me on the African...
  • Uber Guidelines-Blog

    Uber Introduces Alcohol Bans, Draws Lines on Language and Sexual Behaviour During Trips. 

    Uber has drawn tough boundaries in a new golden rule stipulating what is the right behaviour for drivers and passengers After hitting 5 billion rides in total, Uber has drawn tough boundaries in a new golden rule stipulating what is the right behaviour for drivers and passengers in a...
  • Africa Science Week

    Africa Science Week Aims to Recalibrate Innovation Among Young People

    Africa Science Week aims to develop tomorrow’s scientists and technologists by engaging children and young people in scientific activities. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung has launched the NEF Africa Science Week in Nairobi,...
  • SheFarms

    SheFarms is raising $8.2K to Support 120 female farmers in Ghana

    Amsterdam-based SheFarms is raising $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software An Amsterdam-based social agribusiness empowering smallholder female farmers across the developing world to improve their farming capabilities is raising USD $8.2K to supply female farmers in Ghana with smartphones & farming software. Through...
  • iSpace Foundation

    iSpace Foundation Opens Applications for Women in Technology Programme

    iSpace Foundation opens applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program aimed at exposing young ladies to the world of technology and entrepreneurship. An innovation hub and co-working space, iSpace Foundation located in the heart of Accra have opened applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program which...
  • GSMA Innovation Fund

    GSMA Launches Second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

    The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to invest in and empower African Startups. The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund following the success of the first round which invested in start-ups across the continent. The Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa...