Heba Gamal (EG), Sangu Delle (GH), Willy Mukiny Yav (DRC) and George Bakka (OU) will decide who will be the Anzisha Prize finalists for the $ 75,000 Prize The Anzisha Prize is pleased to reveal the names of the members of the diverse, experienced and representative jury of the 2015 Anzisha Prize for Young African …

Free wi-fi by taxi is what some taxis in the city of Lagos (Nigeria) offer their customers. This innovation is the result of a partnership between Metro-taxi and the mobile Internet operator Smile Communications Nigeria Limited. The internet operator’s objective is to reinvent the customer experience of Lagos taxi users at a time when the …

Ulrich NDILIRA ROTAM, that’s his name, this Chadian international specialist in oil fields and researcher in physics / cosmology, has just set up a machine capable of collecting and storing rainwater for various uses: agriculture, reforestation , consumption for rural and urban households, and above all allows to increase the water level of Lake Chad: …

The French company Total is committed alongside young African entrepreneurs with the assistance of projects called “Startupper of the year by Total”. The competition is open to young project leaders and entrepreneurs from 34 African countries. Registration is done online. Applicants are free to choose the type of project they want. No category is specified …

In Africa, the production of models of luxury cars, pure local products are emerging. From design to assembly, the entire production process is essentially of African origin. For this grand premiere, none of these dealers has done anything in the lace. Each of them decided to offer glamorous and luxurious models often based on technology …

Many Africans have contributed to the evolution of the world, providing innovative solutions to everyday problems. 8. Ayoumbaye Oumar or the pleasure of traveling in the desert This native Chadian has developed an invention of great importance, especially for lovers of the desert. It is a mobile, energy-independent air conditioning system powered by solar and …

If your employees enjoy high levels of job satisfaction, you’ll have a competitive edge in the market. It’s easier to retain happier employees than disgruntled ones, which can help you drive down the costs of recruitment and training. People who are satisfied in their jobs also tend to be more productive and motivated, which can …

MTN Congo has signed an exclusive operating partnership in Congo for the services of the French startup QuickDo, including its innovation QuickDo-BookBox. The award-winning digital library solution is aimed at schools, universities and cultural centers. This merger will allow the startup to quickly deploy libraries throughout the territory and equip pupils and students with reading …

In Africa as elsewhere in the world, the question of the heaviness of school bags and its consequences on the health of students is a major concern. In fact, students are condemned to wear school bags full of effects every day: books, notebooks, geometry instruments, etc. And it is estimated that these school bags are …

I am a 41-year-old Senegalese telecoms engineer passionate about technological innovation, especially when it comes to improving the well-being of the most vulnerable populations. Your beginnings in entrepreneurship: I started out in entrepreneurship as a student at UCAD when I placed food products in university restaurants but it was quite informal. Then, when I started …

Developing economies can leverage the humble SIM card to spur innovation that caters for all social classes. That tiny bit of plastic telcos sell you to get connected to their mobile network has been ignored by app developers almost to the point of oblivion. Out with the old, in with the new, all app developers …