The Mozambican capital tops the ranking of large African cities (over a million inhabitants) with the greatest potential for inclusive growth, according to the 2015 edition of the African cities growth index published on 2 December by the global giant of payment solutions MasterCard. For this third edition of the African Cities Growth Index / …

Created by the Cameroonian Ismaël Nzouetom, I-Dispo is a virtual service company which allows its customers to benefit from a concierge service via the Internet. With an important time saving. I -Dispo arranges an appointment with an ophthalmologist in Paris in twenty-four hours, finds you a gas station or reserves a table for you in …

The activity will take place during the Kinshasa international forum 2016 (KINFOR) scheduled for January 26 and 27, 2016 and organized by the ASBL Africa Rise. KinPitch aims to allow young entrepreneurs to pitch, that is to say to present their projects for 4 minutes to a jury made up of recognized entrepreneurs, investors and …

Good news for African developers. Facebook launched the Internet.org innovation challenge in Africa to honor developers and entrepreneurs who use the Internet to improve the education and economic health of their communities. Developers from across Africa are invited to take part in this challenge. According to a press release received at Socialnetlink.org Facebook will award …

Clarisse Iribagiza was born on 28 January, 1988. From an early age, her parents urged her to set clear goals for her life and their encouragement, she has said, made her really ambitious. While still an undergraduate at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology where she studied Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Iribagiza conceived the …

A 31 year-old Nigerian scientist has received a patent for his pioneering work of turning urine into flammable gases, raising hopes in a time of a global energy crisis Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu got the patent for developing a process of converting human urine into “hydrogen-ammonia-rich flammable gases and fire resistant materials”, reported Nigeria’s The Guardian. …

In 2016, Cameroon will densify its fiber optic network by an additional 914 km, with the aim of preparing the country’s interconnection with two other countries in the Cemac zone, namely the Congo and the Central African Republic. This work will be carried out as part of the Central Africa Backbone (CAB) project, the second …

Four Gabonese ambassadors with innovative projects, taking into account respect for the environment and the promotion of sustainable development, are in the running for the 2015 edition of the Company of the Year Africa (COY 2015). From December 2 to 4, 2015, Gabon will host, for the first time, the Company of the year JA …

Being a developer is not easy, being good requires a lot of work. In Africa, there’s a lot of talented developers but most of time they don’t have a chance to work on “challenging” projects, those kind of projects that make you move out of your comfort zone and help you gain valuable experience. There’s …