If Africa is the cradle of humanity, Benin is, without a doubt, the cradle of African integration. This is at least the conclusion that can be drawn from the announcement made by the Beninese President, Patrice Talon this Monday, August 29, 2016 in Kigali in Rwanda where he is on an official visit. “I have …

The pan-African e-commerce giant is putting Jumia Pay in Nigeria on the rails, with the aim of positioning its brand on the buoyant African mobile payments market. Jumia, the first African unicorn (name given to start-ups valued at more than $ 1 billion), does not want to miss the boom in mobile money in Africa. …

African creative genius has not said its last word in advanced technology. A young Kenyan has just achieved a feat considered “remarkable” by several media including “Africa Top Success”. This is Arnold Bett, a student at the University of Nairobi and an electronics researcher, who has just developed a drone. The drone is powered by …

Since last December, the first video game made in Togo has been available on the web. Known as “the boy in savannah”, this game aims to promote African values ​​and landscapes. This code is for the Togolese video game, “the boy in savannah”. Designed by Gérard limpiyè Pana, programming student and Pio Jules Tchédou, architecture …

Wind turbines from recovery equipment: with a capacity of one kilowatt per hour, this is one of the first achievements of the young entrepreneurs of “OuagaLab”. OuagaLab is a free digital hub, free and open to everyone. It is the very first French-language “FabLab” created in West Africa. Led to the “Country of honest Men” …

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote officially launched the first fully digital bank in Nigeria on August 15 to bank more than 40 million people excluded from the traditional banking system. Called SunTrust Bank, this establishment has already received a universal banking license from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The new bank, headquartered in Lagos, will distribute …

Last mile logistics and delivery are the bane of many a business across Africa.  And so in true form, the continent’s tech entrepreneurs are solving the problem, increasingly making courier and delivery services available at the touch of a finger. Here, Disrupt Africa highlights five African e-courier startups to watch. ACE Nigerian  e-commerce logistics startup …

Healthcare systems across sub-Saharan Africa face a number of formidable challenges. Limited energy resources, ‘brain drain’, inaccessibility to medical facilities, limited government funding, and high costs are placing tremendous strain on the healthcare system. The region bears 25% of the world’s disease burden, yet has only 3% of the world’s doctors. It has a physician …

A high school girl developed an ecological system made of orange peel and avocado skins. This kind of sponge absorbs water, stores it and returns it to dry soil. Southern Africa is currently going through a very severe drought. His invention could be very useful for farmers who are suffering from the effects of El …

There are young Moroccans who are enterprising, inventive and aware of environmental issues. Hassan El Hemer is one of them. This Berber who lives 45 minutes from the Garden of Stars has created two innovative products for Morocco. On the one hand, it is a green charcoal which replaces charcoal and on the other hand …

“Don’t get killed today. At SafeMotos, the anxiety-provoking slogan, posted on the wall, contrasts with a most relaxed, almost Californian atmosphere. Here, we relax from a game of ping-pong or dart, we whistle a tune of jazz in front of our laptop. The offices of the start-up do not dominate the skyline of San Francisco, …

Why did this Nigerian choose rural agriculture rather than a suit and tie in town? Why did this Nigerian choose rural agriculture rather than a suit and tie in town? Laurent Afere is the founder of # Springboard an initiative which led him to be named to # Mandela # Washington # Fellow last year, …

ENTREPRENEURSHIP – For five years, places dedicated to entrepreneurship have multiplied in Morocco. Between co-working spaces and other start-up incubators, Moroccan start-ups are spoiled for choice to better prepare for their launch and rely on the expertise of professionals to develop. And this development was highlighted in a recent study by the GSM Association (GSMA), …

Organized by the NGO iNERDE (New Education for Radical Development), the N’tomo Innovation Academy is a training camp that brought together 80 young children to train them hard in science, techniques and technologies. of this 3rd edition “What are you going to transform? “, Which was held at the Cité des Enfants consisted of initiating …

African creative genius is liberated beyond technological copying. A 19-year-old Namibian student has just made a prototype telephone adapted to his Namibian reality. For Afrophobes who have not studied the history of Humanity, the continent would be unable to develop any technology. Africa would just be good at making what others have designed, either by …