Reclaiming groundnut as a profitable venture in Nigeria

Columbia Business School alumnus, Ladipo Lawani, is on a mission to restore Nigeria’s groundnut trade to its former dominant position in the global market. In 2015, Ladipo...

From table-top groundnut seller to Regional CEO of UBA – Story...

Earlier in July 2018, The Africa Report named Mrs. Marufatu Abiola Bawuah as one of Africa’s 50 Influential Women in Business, in a list that also included other...

22-Year-Old Becomes the 1st Black Female Nanoscientist in Virginia

Ginai Seabron just made history as the first black woman to become a nanoscientist in the state of Virginia. Seabron, 22, was pleasantly surprised when...

At 21, Audrey Esi Swatson Is Ghana’s Youngest Female Commercial Pilo

Audrey Esi Swatson, Ghana’s youngest female commercial pilot was born on the 23rd February, 1997 in Accra – Ghana. She is from Saltpond and speaks fluent...

Due Diligence: ‘Investing in Africa cannot be done from New York...

Partech is a global investment firm focusing on tech and digital companies. The Partech Africa Fund recently led South African-based point-of-sale payments provider Yoco’s...

Meet The Beautiful 30-Year-Old Botswana Minister Who Has Won Hearts Of...

Botswana’s newly appointed 30 year old minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media by many Africans, who say her appointment despite her age...

Rebeca Gyumi; How This Brave Woman Fought Tanzania’s Child Marriage Laws...

She is popularly known as the woman who fought for an end to child marriages in Tanzania and won. Tanzania is one of the African countries with...

Kenya Becomes One of Few Countries In Africa To Install A...

In order to reduce carbon emissions from planes taking off, there is now a solar system at Moi International Airport. We are now in the...

How to Start a Window Cleaning Company

Owning a window cleaning business can be lucrative, personally rewarding, and the startup fees are relatively low. The best part? They have a tendency...

AI Lab at Makerere University Uganda Develops Mobile App That Can...

As technology brings effectiveness to our works, it is more gladdening that Africans are not left behind in tackling the challenges that besets us. The...

Maternal Mortality Solving Startup, M-Scan, Wins Battlefield Africa

It's a low cost scanning device connected to mobile phones, a novel innovation from Uganda that is set to transform investigative health care For many...

DR. GLADYS WEST: THE BLACK WOMAN BEHIND GPS TECHNOLOGY

GPS or the Global Positioning System is something that we use every day. From finding your local supermarket, checking your directions if you get...

Meet Iddris Sandu The 21-Year-Old Ghanaian Tech Genius Behind Instagram, Snapchat...

When Iddris Sandu was in high school, he developed a mobile software that would later gain the attention of former U.S. president Barack Obama...

10 Top Female Business Leaders You Need to Know About

What does it mean to be a woman in power? Well, I am about to drop names of the who is who in the...

The journey so far: Farida Bedwei, CTO, Logiciel

Farida Bedwei is the co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Logiciel, a Ghanaian fintech company that develops banking systems for the microfinance industry and technology...

Building a successful business: Five lessons from top African entrepreneurs

Here are some lessons from the business people featured in the publication on how to grow a startup into a flourishing enterprise. 1. Know why you are...

Meet the Ghanaian engineer who built NASA’s latest spacecraft to land...

On Monday, November 26, 2018, InSight, a spacecraft belonging to America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) landed on Mars. According to the New York Times,...

From Cattle Herder to South Africa’s First Black Female Cardiothoracic Surgeon;...

African ladies are making progress in the field of medicine and medical procedure notwithstanding the difficulties of unequal pay, absence of perceivability and support and additionally...

Laurettah Sibanda, an entrepreneur in Botswana building a successful construction and...

The world of building and construction is a tough one to break into, but one entrepreneur in Botswana is doing just that. Laurettah Sibanda,...

Making agriculture fashionable again: Young entrepreneurs are upgrading the image of...

In a long-sleeved shirt and jeans, expertly navigating eastern Rwanda’s bumpy back roads in a white four-wheel drive, Dieudonne Twahirwa looks nothing like the stereotypical African...