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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 Startup Nation

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 the UK

(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 black female bank...

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 right

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