10 years after cold calling his way into a job, this...

When Abe Ankumah, CEO of the network analytics company Nyansa, finished his MBA at Harvard, he knew he wanted to make his way back...

PhD at 23

For many twenty-three year old's in Africa, obtaining a doctorate degree (PhD) is a dream or rather,  a goal far-fetched. However, for young Adeayo Olubunmi...

Zimbabwe Gets Its First Billionaire

Telecom tycoon Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe’s first billionaire. According to a report by Forbes, Masiyiwa, 57 is now worth $1.7 billion. Masiyiwa controls Econet Group, a Zimbabwe-listed mobile...

UK-born Ghanaian, Sam Gyimah is UK’s Universities & Science Minister

UK born Ghanaian, Sam Gyimah, has been made Universities and Science Minister of England in Theresa May’s government reshuffle. The new minister mentioned in a...

How to skyrocket your skills

Education, it has been said, is the key to success. One easy to access education tool are online courses. Online courses are available for...

GUBA Careers To Bridge Diaspora Transition Gap

GUBA Enterprise has announced that the Second Edition of its careers event, GUBA Careers, will be held on Saturday 10th February 2018 at the...

Why An Ivy League MBA Went Back To Ghana To Help...

Jerry Parkes stands in a vast field of spiky leaves and peers at a pineapple that is larger than usual. "Wow, look at the...

Ghanaian VSO volunteer wins award after collecting 1,000 books

Emmanuel Opare, 23, from Ghana, has been awarded the National Youth Volunteer Award for his service to volunteering in Ghana, and has been commended...

Top Five Online Courses in African Perspective

E-learning and online courses (the so called edtech) are booming, also in Africa. Often we talk about online courses in a more general manner. Africa,...

Ghanaian Brothers Invent Device That Generates Electricity Using Cassava And We...

Life is all about knowing what you want and going for it. Not letting any situation slow you down or prevent you from realising your...

Rotten tomatoes: Nigerian entrepreneur offers solution to age-old farming problem

For over a decade now, Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu has been producing radio shows for smallholder farmers in the rural southern region of Nigeria. These agricultural programmes...

The Medical Education system in Africa- change not continuity.

Africa is a continent which is filled with many young men and women, some of which have the aspirations and potential to pursue a...

Nigerian creates device that can detect explosives and cancer cells

A Nigerian start-up founder has created a device that he says can be used to detect the smell of explosives and even cancer cells. The...

AGRICULTURAL INPUTS TO INCREASE PRODUCTION IN AFRICA

There is an increase in the demand for food. The global food security challenge is straightforward: by 2050, the world must feed 9 billion people....

Three (East) African edtech success stories

Today, new technologies including information communication technology (ICT) and e-learning have become the driving force in the education sector in Kenya. E-learning is very...

At age 36, this Nigerian already has a lifetime of business...

Aigbe Omoregie has had a passion for business since a young age. He was only 13 when he began selling eggs from his uncle’s...

The Future Awards Africa calls for nominations for Ghana Version

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its first franchise in Ghana. Themed ‘Ghana’s New Tribe’, The Future Awards Africa, Ghana is...

Tanzania: Entrepreneur overcomes financing challenges to launch cashew business

Within two years of starting his business, Fahad Awadh had been named one of 30 entrepreneurs to watch in Africa by Forbes magazine, and also received...

Exciting news for African students about online courses

Press release for website relaunch There are exceptional times ahead for the people of Africa, whatever their age, as easy access to edtech is coming...

Kenya’s Lori Systems wins TechCrunch Battlefield Africa

Kenyan startup Lori Systems has been crowned the winner of the inaugural TechCrunch Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, winning US$25,000 in equity-free funding and an...