• Seeds for Impact West Africa

    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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    Love watching animation? Try making it with South Africa’s TriggerFish

    Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the principles of animation and the tools they need to make their first short films. Ever wondered how Dragon Ball Z or the latest Pixar movie was animated? Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the...
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    Meet Karmzah, a heroine with cerebral palsy and super powers

    For fans of comics, superheroes, and heroines, there’s a new badass heroine in town called Karmzah. Karmzah, a comic that portrays a person with cerebral palsy as a heroine was launched on Saturday, 6th October to coincide with the celebration of World CP Day worldwide. The Comic to be made...
  • Opinion: Drone technology holds great promise across Africa. It just needs the right regulations.

    This opinion piece was first published on Devex by Michael Hailu – Director of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation. Like other novel and emerging technologies, appropriate regulation for drones has left governments worldwide on the back foot: Innovation in multiple sectors from construction and mining, to...
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    TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa Scheduled for Lagos, Nigeria

    TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa Competition sponsored by Facebook is scheduled to take place from December 11, 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria Speed Read: Startups apply HERE for Startup Battlefield Africa 2018. Selected teams pitch live December 11 in Lagos in front of top investors & the global TC audience. One startup...
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    Flutterwave Expands to Uganda making it their fourth African market

    Nigerian and South African payment startup, Flutterwave has finalized its expansion to Uganda making it their fourth African market. Nigerian and South African payment startup, Flutterwave has finalized its expansion to Uganda making it their fourth African market. It had a team in Uganda that was carrying out the integration with...
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    SnooCode: A solution to the lack of formal addresses in Ghana and beyond

    SnooCode is a mobile app that uses a computer algorithm to generate a unique code – for any location – which then serves as an address is the solution for the lack of formal addresses in Ghana. Ghanaian Sesinam Dagadu (29) is what some might call an accidental entrepreneur...
  • Fred Swaniker: Lifting Africa by Empowering Its Youth

      Finding opportunities for young people is a critical challenge for Africa, where 62 percent of the population—more than 600 million young people—is below the age of 25. With no signs that population growth will slow in the decades to come, it is imperative that Africa leverage the talent...
  • Meet Kevin Doe – 15-year-old Sierra Leone Whiz Kid

    Meet Kelvin Doe aka Dj Focus, a 15-year-old self-taught hardware hacking whiz-kid from Sierra Leone who was given the chance to visit and study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  by David Moinina Sengeh after he run a summer innovation camp in Sierra Leone. The video below shows highlights from the...