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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...

Andela raises $40m in landmark funding deal

Pan-African coding school Andela has announced it has secured US$40 million in Series C funding from a host of investors in a landmark round,...

Blind female Ethiopian lawyer wins global award for promoting disability rights

A blind female Ethiopian lawyer has been named a joint winner of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award, also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize. The...

Could blended learning be Africa’s recipe for educational success?

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

From borrowing a laptop in 2013 to growing a multi-million container business in 2017...

The first time I heard of this young man was in my local church. Owing to shortage of space in the church compound, the...

Ghanaian Professor lands top job in the US

A Ghanaian professor based in the United States of America (USA) has been appointed as part of a 38-member Advisory Board on Mineral and...

12 websites where you can learn to code for free

There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and...

KNUST female students invent sanitation improvement app

Two students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have challenged Government and other policy makers to use science and technology...

Botswana – the most attractive investment destination in Africa

Botswana is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 by Quantum Global’s independent research...

The state of Medical Education in Africa

Medical education in Africa has significantly evolved over the years. From the time when there were only 5 medical schools in the region, to...