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

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, the spacecraft is expected to study the Mars' underworld, listening...

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

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 minimal deferential treatment. In South Africa, numerous ladies have broken...

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

The world of building and construction is a tough one to break into, but one entrepreneur in Botswana is doing just that. Laurettah Sibanda, founder of Atlantis Construction Group and Developments (Pty) Ltd, is...

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

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 farmer. The 30-year-old owner of Gashora Farm knows what a difference...

Five businesswomen pushing the envelope in Africa

1. Dr Hend El Sherbini, Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (Egypt) Dr Hend El Sherbini is CEO of Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH), a consumer healthcare company, with operations in Egypt, Jordan, Sudan and Nigeria. Leading a company through the economic...

APPLY: Africa Business Club New Venture Competition in 2019. Deadline, 30th November

The Harvard Business School invites applications for their Africa Business Club New Venture Competition in 2019 and as part of the 21st Africa Business Conference, the Africa Business Club is set to host the...

Reasons for the Growing Bitcoin market in Africa

Recently, Africa has shown to be a fertile ground for Cryptocurrency with several countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe among others embracing its adoption. There are several reasons to this...

Mobilising Kenya’s public transport

After 15 years in the United States, Mary Mwangi planned to return to Kenya, launch a payment product, let it run itself and head back to the States. However, after launching Data Integrated, she found that SMEs...

Impatient optimist takes charge of livestock mortality in Ghana

After six years of working as a journalist, Alima Bawah took a moment to assess the challenges faced by rural communities and decided to tackle one of the problems herself. Through her storytelling, she...

Mosquito-repellent soap and healthy smoothies: Two young entrepreneurs show how to build businesses from...

Uganics, Uganda As a young child in Kankobe orphanage in Uganda, Joan Nalubega regularly suffered from bouts of malaria. Now, at the age of 21, she uses that difficult time in her life as her motivation...