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    Infographic: Facebook’s growth, momentum and increased investments in Africa.

    2018 saw Facebook grow its momentum and step up its investment in Africa. More than 139 million people across Sub-Saharan Africa come to Facebook every month, of which nearly 98% come back on mobile. Have a look at this infographic to see the year in numbers, projects and highlights...
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    Seeds for Impact Launched to Promote Sustainable Agriculture in West Africa

    Seeds for Impact Program Launched in Ghana to Promote Sustainable Agriculture in West Africa n partnership with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa. Seeds for Impact Program (SIP), a programme and rolling competition that offers financial and technical assistance to seed companies and smallholder farmers across Africa, was successfully...
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    Report: African Countries Are Becoming More Open to Each Other.

    The latest report by Visa Openness Index shows African countries are becoming more open to each other, with indications that travel within the continent is getting easier. In this 3rd edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index Report 2018 published by the African Development Bank and the Africa Union Commission,...
  • 30 Brilliant African Tech Startups To Watch

    From the Ventureburn.com blog: 30 African startups were profiled. Their selections were based on the startup coming from an African root and secondly, it been just brilliant. From Transport apps: TaxiRank – South Africa Down in Cape Town, Taxi Rank makes it easy for the city’s 4-million citizens to...
  • Add Your Voice & Support Africans Act 4 Africa Campaign

    A couple of weeks ago, my Global Voices colleague Rosebell Idaltu Kagumire contacted Ato Ulzen-Appiah, Nii Ayertey and myself about adding our voices to their new Twitter campaign – Africans Act 4 Africa which is focusing on the current Congo crisis. The 2012 East Democratic Republic of Congo conflict is...
  • Take Action: Add Your Voice to Keep the Internet #freeandopen

    The Internet has connected more than two billion people around the world. Some governments want to use a closed-door meeting in December to increase censorship and regulate the web. It is ours and it is free – a free and open world depends on a free and open web...
  • Day 1: Maker Faire Africa Lagos – Entrepreneur Spotlight – Nneamaka Nwosisi

    African fabrics are been used in designing fashion accessories and more these days. Not only in Ghana is this creativity and innovation available. At Maker Faire Africa Lagos event, young and elegant Nneamaka Nwosisi showcased fashion accessory made with locally sourced African fabrics/prints. According to Nneamaka, she started her...
  • Day 1: Maker Faire Africa Lagos – Makers Spotlight

    Maker Faire Africa – a celebration of African innovation, designs, invention and ingenuity started on a very cool note. Most makers and exhibitors at this year’s event arrived early on time to start setting up their inventions and designs for the day. Designs/Inventions ranged from out-stretched “tuk-tuk” Limo bicycles,...
  • Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Announces Winners

    Winners for the Africa Leadership Network’s Awards for Entrepreneurship announced in Accra, Ghana. The African Leadership Network, the membership network of new generation leaders in Africa, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, on Friday, 12 October 2012, announced Dr. Richard John Pelwana Maponya as the winner of 2012 Africa...