The 3rd edition of the AFRICA WEB FESTIVAL will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2016 on the themes of: Agriculture, Education and Health. For the 2016 edition, more than 6,500 participants from Africa, Europe, America and Asia are expected and will participate for three days during: the …

(Agence Ecofin) – With the improvement of Internet connectivity in Senegal, the e-commerce market is gradually gaining momentum. Taking advantage of this growth driven by information and communication technologies, the country’s low rate of banking services and the high rate of mobile penetration, the start-up PayDunya launched on November 26, 2015 its secure payment solution …

Large global investors are optimistic for the African continent. However, not all countries are housed in the same chain. Ethiopia, Nigeria, Morocco, Ghana and Senegal are acclaimed by investors, according to a study by Havas for the period 2016-2020. Despite the slowdown of its economies due to the fall in oil and raw material prices …

THE OBJECT Created at the end of 2015, the association “L’Africaine, Femme Entrepreneur” (LAFEENT) is a non-profit association under the law of 1901 which aims to promote entrepreneurship for African women in Africa and elsewhere and whose activities are centered around three main areas which are: advice, training and employment. The official launch of the …

Albert Zeufack at the World Bank, Célestin Monga at the AfDB. These Cameroonians are now leading the economic strategy of the two most important development institutions in Africa. Cross portraits. A few weeks apart, Célestin Monga and Albert Zeufack became the conductors of the orientation of the two most senior development institutions active in Africa. …

Born in Adjamé in Ivory Coast, Mariam SY Diawara is the founder of the Maison de Afrique-Mandingo Inc in North America and today of the Africa Web festival to be held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2016 on the themes of: Agriculture, Education and Health. She is also known …

Now, it is clear in the minds of Africans, that our immense continent will be what we (his sons and daughters) have decided what it is! Everywhere, on the Continent young prodigies are born technologically, Yes, I said it right, technologically! Well, today I will present to you, both inventions and 2 solutions that will …

South African journalist Tshepy Matloga started making frequent trips to Malawi in 2014. That was when she first noticed the lack of business magazines with Malawian content. “There are so many publications in Malawian shops but they are all South African…packaged with South African content”, Tshepy says. Seeing a gap in the market, Tshepy launched …

The training program of the Initiative for Young African Leaders (YALI) ended Wednesday August 03, 2016 in Washington DC At the closing ceremony, the President of the United States, Barack Obama spoke with the young African leaders . 1,000 young people from all over Africa participated in an accelerated training program in 36 states and …

Mobile technology promotes access to better education in sub-Saharan Africa, a region where millions of children drop out of primary school and where teachers are lacking. In 2009, Steve Vosloo, a learning specialist, launched Yoza Cellphone Stories in South Africa, an application for young people to read and comment on stories and poems on their …

The telephone company Orange is launching a competition for social entrepreneurs in the field of information and communication technologies with 25,000 euros for the best project. To participate, you must submit your project before September 21 your application on the dedicated site. This should contain a market analysis, an identification of needs, forecasts of needs, …

Meet Simon Petrus, a Namibian Grade 12 learner who has invented a mobile phone that is not only SIM-less, but also doesn’t require airtime to make calls It may not be the sleek, light or slim structure that we’ve come to expect from our mobile phones, but it does the job and more importantly… it …

Four young Guadeloupeans united around a common ambition: to modernize transport in Guadeloupe and Martinique. Alicia Hadjard, Yannick Jotham, Michael Fabri and Florian Houllemare are at the origin of the project “An sav fè sa”, today in the final of the #PitchTonInno competition organized by the Public Investment Bank (BpiFrance). Their concept? Create a car-sharing …

Asidu Abudu is a Ghanaian inventor who has developed several mechanical instruments. This mechanical engineering graduate invented many devices designed to facilitate the daily lives of populations. Among these many inventions, we have a machine for grinding ‘’ ’fufu’ ’(cassava) an invention that relieves women in food preparation. He has also developed an automatic machine …