AfrikaTech present Christelle Wanko, Ariane Kouamou and Cindy Mbayen, these young African women are the co-founders of the non-profit organization “ACTION M.A.P.L.E”. Determined and committed, “ACTION M.A.P.L.E” an organization that cares about the concerns of families and children from villages in rural Africa. AfrikaTech: Hello ladies, it’s an honor for us to meet you and …

According to a study published by the site Disrupt Africa, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya lead the investments made, ahead of Ghana and Morocco. In Africa, the financing of startups is still a paradoxical phenomenon. Thus, if in 2016 the number of funded startups increased significantly, according to a study published by the specialized …

(Agence Ecofin) – The computer company Microsoft and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the pan-African bank Ecobank, announced on January 23, 2017 the signing of a memorandum of understanding to support the efforts of African governments in the transformation of their cities in cyber-cities. The priority sectors that will be affected by this digital …

The 4th edition of the Business Creation Competition will take place this year under the aegis of Newcopark and in partnership with JCI Antananarivo and Essca. Scheduled for the month of March and open to all interested, this Business Model competition aims to promote the creation of a Start-Up business in Madagascar. For the 2017 …

One of the biggest Tech events in Africa that will mark this year 2017 will be the NexTech Africa conference to be held on February 2-3, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Organized by Microsoft and with the theme ‘Building for Africa‘, this event will be an opportunity to address various questions on the design of a …

Young of only 24 years old, Nair Abakar is a Chadian who puts his knowledge and his passion at the disposal of the continent. The young man, passionate about IT, not only dreams of a better Africa but wants to participate actively in its development, this is the great motivation of his work. Far from …

With 1,800 photovoltaic panels installed on its roof, the University Hospital of Mirebalais (HUM) is the only one in the world that is powered by solar energy, according to estimates by Partners in Health and Zanmi Lasante (PIH / ZL) . Three years after the earthquake, in May 2013, this hospital opened its doors. Built …

Ten innovations were selected, out of a total of around 500 start-ups that had proposed their application for the Digital Africa competition, initiated by AFD and Bpifrance, the public investment bank. In Bamako, during the Africa-France Economic Forum, they were made public. “Our desire is to provide all urban residents with access to running water …

What is a freelancer?

The term “Freelance” is an Anglicism which means “Independent worker”. This sells its services by the day, by the hour or by the package. He is both an entrepreneur and his own employee, and as the sole employee of his company, he plays the role of salesperson, communicator and expert in his field. It is …

(Ecofin Agency) – Aliko Dangote (photo), has announced that he will set up a truck assembly plant in Lagos, the Nigerian capital. The project, which will be developed in partnership with Chinese company Sinotruck, is estimated at $ 100 million and will eventually generate around 3,000 jobs, reports the Daily Trust news site. The Dangote …

In 2014 Chris Kwekowe graduated in Computer Science in Lagos, Nigeria. He is just 21 years old. This talented young African, full of ambition, is attracting the attention of big companies. Convinced of the skills of the computer scientist, Microsoft made him a job offer that Chris refused to everyone’s surprise. Indeed, Chris’s ambition is …

Agence Ecofin) – This Saturday, during the 27th Africa-France summit in Bamako, Prime Minister Abdelamalek Sellal announced that the Algiers-Lagos trans-Saharan road should be completed in 2017, with the completion of the last section that will cross Niger. “Algeria would like to announce the completion of the national section of the trans-Saharan Algiers-Lagos road, 4,800 …

It is possible that young African entrepreneurs will emerge to gain market share internationally, according to Didier Akotey, head of Africa Search. He was speaking in Bamako on January 10, during a Side Event on entrepreneurship, the recommendations of which will be forwarded to heads of state and government scheduled to take part in the …

On the sidelines of the 27th Africa-France Summit, an Africa-France Youth and Entrepreneurship Forum will be organized. It will draw many young leaders from both continents. This forum, the first of its kind, has its origin in the Medef held on December 6 and 7, 2016 in France and which brought together public and private …

Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama inaugurated on Wednesday, a few days before the end of his term, the Legon University Medical Center in Accra. This state-of-the-art hospital is the largest in West Africa but also the second of its kind in Africa. It is equipped with 650 beds for its first stage already completed. …