Located in Calavi, 500 meters on the left in the street opposite FECECAM, WaDjoko is a new coworking space, launched on February 12, 2016. Its warm, design and friendly premises were imagined for entrepreneurs, freelancers or people looking for an office for a few hours or a few months. What is a coworking space? It …

The Senegalese electronics engineer Serigne Mactar BA has been building and manufacturing rockets since 2000 with local materials. Skimikamiya-30P, the most recent series of these devices developed in 2010 at a range of approximately 14 km in ballistic flight. In vertical flight, it would reach a distance between 5 and 6 km. The ramp of …

One of the leaders of the ICT market in Senegal is going to drop off his bags at the Information Technology and Biotechnology Village (VITIB) in Grand Bassam. Chaka Card Côte d´Ivoire will be the first approved company of the year 2016 in the Free Zone. The Chaka group subsidiary will therefore be the 25th …

Some of Africa’s best funded ecommerce startups just secured more capital. Africa Internet Group(AIG)—which owns online retailer Jumia and 9 other e-ventures—will receive €75 million ($83 million) from Europe’s AXA Insurance in exchange for 8 an percent equity stake. AIG will use the funds to support all points of its business model aimed at expanding …

Ethiopian airlines sold one of its planes, a Boeing 737, to Guttama Gutta, a businessman, who transformed it into a hotel complex with a restaurant. The aircraft retains its appearance but the interior has been reorganized, giving restaurant patrons the feeling of being in flight. “I invested nearly 30 million birr (1.27 million euros) in …

Insurer Axa announced Monday that it will take 8% of the capital of Africa Internet Group (AIG), owner of websites present in twenty-three African countries, of which it will become the exclusive supplier of financial products and services. insurance. As part of this transaction, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016, …

The Kenyan Agnès Mulewa Nganga created in just six months, International Branding Solutions (IBS), a company whose value is already 6 million Kenyan shillings. The latter is in fact a Marketing company that renames brands to make it easier for them to find customers who match them, by providing them with a better audience on …

All her life Sibongile Sambo dreamed of being a flight attendant. Admission standards seemed to be within reach. However, against all odds, his admission was refused. A broken dream. But, not for long, because, small cause, big effects. This refusal gave him the motivation to found his own airline: SRS Aviation. The company that takes …

Co-founder of the association Agir pour une jeunesse autonomue (APJA), former basketball player Willy Asseko is trying to transmit the spirit of initiative to young Gabonese. Former international basketball player Willy Conrad Asseko started entrepreneurship when he was only 25 years old. A telecommunications engineer who graduated in 2009 from the University of Applied Sciences …

Co-founder of the association Agir pour une jeunesse autonomue (APJA), former basketball player Willy Asseko is trying to transmit the spirit of initiative to young Gabonese. Former international basketball player Willy Conrad Asseko started entrepreneurship when he was only 25 years old. A telecommunications engineer who graduated in 2009 from the University of Applied Sciences …

He does not have a university degree, and yet the young Nigerian Aghogho Ajine makes miniature planes out of cans, batteries, used batteries. After he has finished mounting his flying devices, he equips them with a camera to make them film the areas they fly over. Another peculiarity, He developed a fuel adapted to his …

Ugandan automaker Kiira has developed Kayoola, the first African solar bus, in collaboration with the engineering department of Makerere University. Able to contain 37 people, the machine has an autonomy which allows it to travel 80 km without needing to be recharged. Charging is done by solar panels attached to the roof of the vehicle …

The Tony Elumelu Foundation will finance young entrepreneurs up to US $ 100,000,000 or 50 billion FCFA. The signing of the agreement relating to this funding between the Ministry of National Entrepreneurship, Handicrafts and the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the Tony Elumenu Foundation took place this Friday, January 29, 2016 in …