An uncompromising and no-nonsense interview with the one we nickname the Cameroonian Margaret Thatcher: Valérie Neim, CEO of CCPC, a microfinance company that is not experiencing the crisis. Valérie Neim, 36, studied in England, where she obtained a license in management and business management from South Bank University in London, before landing at ABSA bank …

New from Vairified. After revolutionizing urban transport in Douala, the Cameroonian startup is extending its ropes with a brand new project, this time in agribusiness. In partnership with AgroPro, Vairified is launching into organic. Ordering fruit and vegetables produced as naturally as possible via a mobile application is the new service offered by Vairified to …

(Niamey and the 2 days) – Niger wants to take up the challenge of Tics. Ranked among the last on the continent in terms of Internet access, the country intends to increase the penetration rate with the key: the construction of smart villages. The information was given on January 31, 2017 on the sidelines of …

(Ecofin Agency) – South African investor Atterbury Property has set April 20 as the opening date for Kumasi City Mall, an 18,500 m² shopping center in the city of Kumasi in Ghana. The construction of the facility cost $ 95 million. The shopping center, which has an expansion potential of 10,000 m², will be managed …

This advice and decision-making support platform for farmers, founded by Gabonese Dieudonné Okalas Ossami, was awarded on January 13, 2017, at the 27th Afrique-Franc summit in Bamako, for its role in the digital transition of the sector. agriculture in Africa. Ten African and French technological innovations selected out of a total of around 500 start-ups …

The promoter of Bellomar, a small chemical transformation company based in Douala, believes in research and development … His passion for chemistry and his uninterrupted research work have earned him the solicitation of many companies to support them in their projects. Forbes Africa is interested in his career and his projects. Bellomar was born in …

ECOWAS experts have just finalized the public private partnership (PPP) structuring work as well as the guarantee mechanisms for priority projects of the Community Development Program (PCD). These include the Lagos-Dakar highway, the West African rail loop and the creation of a new regional shipping company. The next step will be the mobilization of funding …

1,000 African entrepreneurs have been selected to take part in the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which will see them receive training and mentorship as they become eligible for up to US$10,000 in seed capital. The 1,000 entrepreneurs – the bulk of which are Nigerian but also includes strong representation from countries like Kenya, Uganda, …

Aliou DIALLO Founder of Diallo Telecom, South Africa Founder of Nexium IT technical project manager A graduate in IT Aliou Diallo had the opportunity to participate in 2000 in the launch of the startup Outrade.com as a Unix system engineer, this startup offered email hosting services to companies. After this experience at Outrade.com, he joined …

Ennio INFANTE-MONTFORT Founder of Gooyave: Startup specialized in travel Ennio is passionate about entrepreneurship, technology and e-commerce. After launching several startups in the world of fashion and group buying, he has been interested in travel for several years, a passion that is an integral part of who he is. Travel is for him the only …

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Union (EU) have expressed their willingness to support the construction of cross-border infrastructure between Chad and Cameroon. During a joint visit by their experts to the two countries on March 22, the two institutions updated themselves on the progress of two key projects aimed at connecting Ndjamena …

Despite prejudices, these women leaders have managed to break through the glass ceiling to find their place in a sphere dominated by men. Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Deputy Managing Director of Saham Finances, Morocco At the head of Saham Finances since 2013, Nadia Fettah Alaoui continues her offensive in the insurance sector in Africa. Since his …

Davy KIALA Founder of HubTalents: Tech Recruitment Startup Co-founder of Startup Francophonie: network of entrepreneurs in the Francophone space Consultant / Technical Expert chez Hardis With a master’s degree in IT / Telecoms, Davy KIALA started his career with software publishers and then confirmed his skills within insurance groups such as CNP Assurance, Malakoff Médéric, …

Senegal is in the spotlight in Geneva, where the Africa CEO Forum was held. Indeed, Anta Babacar Ngom Bathily, Director of Sedima Group won the “Young CEO Of The Year” award for her leadership qualities. The SEDIMA Group considered as a success story, occupies an important part in the poultry sector in Senegal. The group …

Six young Togolese carriers of ideas and potential have jointly created an information site exclusively dedicated to the technological and entrepreneurial field in Africa. They decided to rewrite the history of the online press. Functional since Thursday March 16, techenafrique.com is a bilingual (French-English) information site that promises innovations. This site intends to popularize a …