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Never Ncube is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dandemutande.
Seizing opportunities in Zimbabwe's new era

As Zimbabwe courts investors and ramps up efforts to create a business-friendly environment, connectivity and communication will be key to forging a path towards the country's digital future...

By Never Ncube 3 days ago

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 2018

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018

President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron and founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation and chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu.
Encourage young African entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation hosts interactive session with Macron and 2000 young African entrepreneurs...

12 Jul 2018

Peace Hyde joins Essence Festival media panel in US
Peace Hyde joins Essence Festival media panel in US

African media entrepreneur represented at annual Essence Festival in New Orleans...

10 Jul 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

Why African corporates need startups in order to innovate
Why African corporates need startups in order to innovate

"Corporates will not be able to innovate in Africa without startups..."

By Tom Jackson 5 Jul 2018

Building a digital continent
Building a digital continent

Building a digital continent: towards a new model for collaboration between Africa and its more developed peers...

By Michael Pittelkow 5 Jul 2018

Investing in youth entrepreneurship
Investing in youth entrepreneurship

Youth for Africa and SDGs (YAS!), a Pan-African entrepreneurship ecosystem catalyser launches...

4 Jul 2018

AU sets up African Women Leadership fund
AU sets up African Women Leadership fund

African Women Leadership Fund announced to bolster women-owned businesses in Africa...

4 Jul 2018

Influential Africans changing the narrative on Africa
Influential Africans changing the narrative on Africa

The most influential people of African descent that are changing the conversation on Africa globally to that of an 'Africa Rising', have been named in Los Angeles...

3 Jul 2018

Generation Z will transform African business
Generation Z will transform African business

The next-generation workforce is set to drive positive change for Africa's enterprises...

3 Jul 2018

Patrick Schofield, CEO of rewards-based crowdfunding platform, ThundaFund.com.
Crowdfunding in Africa to reach R415.8 million in 2025

In 2016, the Afrikstart Crowdfunding in Africa Report, named South Africa as the leading rewards-based crowdfunding hub in Africa, estimating its value in the region of R415.8m in 2025...

27 Jun 2018

This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers
This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

According to Silicon Valley venture capitalists, the Algerian tech sector has untapped potential and the digital revolution is poised to have positive knock-on effects on the Algerian ecosystem...

27 Jun 2018

Peace Hyde opens the AHA Skills Acquisition Centre in Lagos. Image supplied.
Peace Hyde opens a new branch of Aim Higher Africa (AHA) in Lagos

Peace Hyde, has opened another branch of her innovative entrepreneurship development and skills acquisition non-profit, Aim Higher Africa in Lagos...

26 Jun 2018

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to chair new panel driving transformation of Africa's economies
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to chair new panel driving transformation of Africa's economies

Former Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will chair a new panel to drive the transformation of Africa's economies, it was announced at a major financial summit in Accra...

22 Jun 2018

Finding ways to accelerate transformation in Africa
Finding ways to accelerate transformation in Africa

Transforming Africa through innovation, youth and technology at the Responsible Business Forum...

22 Jun 2018

Addis Ababa. © Ilona Sapozhnikova via
Reciprocal trade missions to Addis Ababa and Cape Town

Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce commits to reciprocal Trade Mission to the Cape in 2018...

20 Jun 2018

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 18 Jun 2018

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled
Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

The African tech hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies...

15 Jun 2018

Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IR
Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IR

Reports on emerging technologies officially launched at African Innovation Summit, last week...

14 Jun 2018

Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights
Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights

In addition to formal leadership training programmes, Africa's current leaders also need to contribute to the development of the young by demonstrating good leadership skills, analysts say...

By Franck Kuwonu 13 Jun 2018

Introducing the Business Leaders in Africa Summit
Introducing the Business Leaders in Africa Summit

Sama Oeuvre Brand Communications will host the Business Leaders in Africa Summit on 16-17 October...

Issued by Sama Oeuvre Brand Communications 13 Jun 2018

African Development Bank launches Coding for Employment programme
African Development Bank launches Coding for Employment programme

The African Development Bank, together with partners, launched the Coding for Employment programme at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda...

12 Jun 2018

Applications open for second Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa
Applications open for second Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa

Google has opened applications for class two of its Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme, extending it in the process to a further 12 African countries...

By Tom Jackson 11 Jun 2018

African innovation must be nurtured
African innovation must be nurtured

African Innovators' closing call to action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: "Africans must throw out the boxes that have caged them..."

11 Jun 2018

Temitope Iluyemi, associate director, global government relations, Procter & Gamble.
Brands need to lead gender equality in Africa

Gender equality is a powerful driver for change and prosperity on the African continent, but brands need to take a leadership role...

By Temitope Iluyemi 7 Jun 2018

Africa Innovation Summit.
Developing Africa-wide innovation

Africa Innovation Summit kicks off in Kigali showcasing ground-breaking African solutions...

6 Jun 2018

Launch of Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, December 2018.
AfCFTA could raise trade by 52%

Preparations for an Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo in December 2018 are underway...

6 Jun 2018

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