From warehouse to patient: mPharma’s approach to increasing the accessibility of...

Since 2013, the startup mPharma has been trying to build an infrastructure and a drug-monitoring system to connect patients, hospitals and pharmacies. The objective...

Rwandan entrepreneur killing two birds with one briquette

Delivered by DHL As a child, every morning before school, Jean Bosco Nzeyimana – who lived in a poor, rural village in Rwanda without electricity or decent infrastructure...

US impact investor invests $250k in Ghanaian startup Redbird Health Tech

US impact investor Gray Matters Capital has invested up “to $250 000” in Ghanaian medical diagnostics startup Redbird Health Tech. Gray Matters Capital announced the investment — which...

Trailblazing online shopping in Rwanda

With many people leading a busy lifestyle and lots of infrastructure development taking place around the cities of Rwanda, 29-year-old Yvette Uwimpaye realised that it was becoming...

4 African tech startups make Global Disrupt 100 Index

Four African tech startups – Kenya’s Pawame and BRCK, Ghana’s AgroCenta, and South Africa’s Sun Exchange – have been named in the Global Disrupt...

Bunmi Akinyemiju, CEO of VG Group: ‘Nigeria Needs to Become A...

While Israel raised $5.24 billion in investment in 2017, Nigeria only raised $115 million, despite having a population 20 times larger. From Tel Aviv...

Ghanaian wins UK Rising Star in Media and Journalism 2018 Awards

Sherah Beckley, a Ghanaian based in the UK has been announced winner of WeAreTheCity Rising Star Awards in the Media and Journalism Category. Sherah, born and...

Dentaa Amoateng MBE named as influential African & Afro-Caribbean leader in...

(London, June 2018) The CEO and founder of GUBA Enterprise, Mrs Dentaa Amoateng MBE, has been recognised as one of the ‘Top 50 African...

Meet Nthabeleng Likotsi, the woman set to become South Africa’s first...

Nthabeleng Likotsi is on course to establish the first black women-owned bank in South Africa. Her aim is for the bank to empower black...

Ugandan wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy...

An effective blended learning strategy for Africa: how to get it...

More and more learners are turning to online courses that enable them to participate in primary, secondary and tertiary education over the web and...

Ghanaian entrepreneur finds reward in people’s busy lives

How Patience Maame Mensah is capitalising on a gap in the Ghanaian home-care market. Take us back to the beginning Patience Maame Mensah knows all about juggling different...

It’s in the bag: A story of upcycling, fashion and persistence

When you walk the winding alleys of Gikomba market in Nairobi, giant piles of used clothing represent a sort of afterlife for previously-loved garments....

Eric Kaduru: The Ugandan who left his advertising job for passion...

Most young people would hesitate before leaving a stable job for an entrepreneurial venture. But not for a plucky 34-year-old Ugandan, Eric Kaduru, who made...

Meet Tope Ogunsemo, the Nigerian entrepreneur who runs a $3m edtech...

33-year-old Nigerian entrepreneur, Temitope Ogunsemo is the founder of Krystal Digital, an educational technology company that develops and deploys customised and service oriented software...

MEET SARAH OWUSU; A SELF-TAUGHT CONTEMPORARY GHANAIAN ARTIST.

Sarah Owusu is a self-taught Contemporary Ghanaian Artist born in London, UK. Growing up, she always had a keen interest in Art and studied...

Meet the 15 years old Animator from Ghana!

Destiny Adjaho who just turned 15 this year January 27 is one of the brilliant aspiring engineers from Ghana, a science student and in his...

Former pepper hawker earns PhD in Biomedical Engineering

A young Nigerian lady, Adeola Olubamiji, whose story is that of the proverbial grass-to-grace has not only done herself proud by earning a PhD...

Kenyan businesswoman shares advice on building a thriving tech company

This article is an excerpt from the book Founding Women, by Eunice Baguma Ball, which features the stories of 20 inspiring African women tech entrepreneurs. Hilda...

The richest woman in South Africa shares her career journey

This week on Profit Point, a segment that airs on ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’, South Africa’s richest woman Wendy Appelbaum discusses how she started her own...