• MedRx App

    Ghanaian Startup MedRx Selected for MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

    The top three finalists in the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia has been revealed after a rigorous selection process, involving more than 700 applicants from 26 countries across Africa. Ghana’s m-health startup MedRx App – an interactive health app that connects users to health personnel from various fields...
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    Facebook Partners African Developers to launch products globally

    At Facebook’s just ended annual F8 developer conference, the company announced that it had partnered with several African developers to launch products globally. Facebook, with its global reach and scale, is including African developers in its beta testing programme for the launch of new global products and features as...
  • Young developers from Malawi at F8 Conference.

    10 year-old Malawian Coder hailed at Facebook F8 Conference

    Panashe Jere – a 10 year-old Malawian Coder has been acknowledged for his achievements at the Facebook F8 conference where he also met Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg Panashe created an app called Talk to Me which won the Smart Kid Category of the TNM Smart Challenge...
  • Simon-Peter Frimpong

    13-year-old Ghanaian Future Scientist to meet Barack Obama

    Simon-Peter Frimpong, a 13-year-old Ghanaian-American future scientist will meet President Barack Obama on Wednesday when he joins several others to exhibit their fascinating and innovative projects at the 2016 White House Science Fair. On April 13th, President Obama will host his sixth and final White House Science Fair, welcoming more than 100...
  • Startup Cup Africa

    StartUp Cup Unveils International Experts for Maiden Africa Summit in Ghana

    The Africa StartUp Cup is another great effort by StartUp Cup and the U.S. Department of State to bridge this gap of educating and providing important tools to entrepreneurs in Africa and the world at large. “In the wake of the rising inflation, high costs of doing business, shortage...
  • NEF Women Fellows

    Meet Africa’s Einsteins – Spotlighting African Women in STEM

    In honor of International Women’s Day, the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2016 hosted a dynamic panel discussion reflecting on progress to date promoting African Women in STEM, ongoing innovative initiatives and future opportunities. The panel, “Driving the Agenda for African Women in STEM,” featured a formidable roster of...
  • Feature: Africa is where it’s at! – Toby Shapshak

    “What after all is innovation? It’s finding a new way to do something, or provide a service, sometimes entirely novel, sometimes combining two existing things.” Toby Shapshak, keynote speaker at this year’s eLearning Africa, columnist, strategist, editor of Stuff.com Magazine and contributor to CNN, The Guardian and Forbes, believes...
  • Node Africa - Kenya

    Kenyan Angani Co-founders Launch Node Africa – Cloud Infrastructure Startup

    After their sudden departure from Angani in unclear circumstances that had many speculating, the duo of Phares Kariuki and Brian Muita has regrouped and founded a startup called Node Africa. Node Africa held their launch yesterday in a well-attended ceremony which went to show the belief that the online...
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    Seedstars World and StartupYourLife Welcomes 30 startups from Africa

    CASABLANCA, MOROCCO: February 2nd – Seedstars World (SSW), the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, joined forces with StartupYourLife (SYL), one of the major Moroccan startup organizations, to host Seedstars Africa, the first edition of an annual Africa Summit that connects African entrepreneurs, investors...
  • Jason-Njoku-iROKO-CEO

    iROKO Closes on $19m in Funding for Content & Capital Deals

    African mobile entertainment and internet TV pioneer, iROKO, has announced multiple deals totaling $19 million to enable them to scale across Africa. The figure is made up of content development and capital funding deals from French media giant CANAL+ and existing investor Kinnevik AB. iROKO will channel the investment...
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    Startups: Announcing Seedstars Africa 2016 Events

    Talent is everywhere, which is why the SeedStars World Team are traveling to 52+ countries to find & invest into the best entrepreneurs & analyze startup ecosystems. After years of traveling through over 15 African countries, meeting hundreds of entrepreneurs in dozens of cities our view is clear: SeedStars...
  • internet.org Innovation Challenge

    Facebook Brings Internet.org Innovation Challenge to Africa

    Facebook is launching the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa, with the aim of recognizing developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet to improve the standard of education and economic health in their communities. Developers across Africa are invited to enter the challenge. Facebook will present an Innovation Challenge...
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