The 11th edition of the Forum for Scientific Research and Technological Innovations (FRSIT), held from November 19 to 26, 2016 was a real showcase for the discovery of the talents of inventors, researchers and innovators. By his ingenuity, Kushiator Newlove Kwaku Issa known as Providence director of the Office of Research and Technology Transfer (BRTT) …

You had to think about it. Brandon Mariadi did. At barely 24 years old, this young entrepreneur has just created the first sneaker cleaner in Lille. A pioneer in France in a very buoyant market. Modest. Humble. So rather discreet, Brandon Mariadi, even if this young native of Hem (24 years old just celebrated in …

Gabrielle Ève Sokeng is a young woman entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of Wery ”(We Represent You), a public relations management agency in Dakar, she is also the founder of Aza mag! This magazine is her little gem, it is a magazine that aims to enhance and promote women and female entrepreneurship. Hervé – AfrikaTech: …

In 2016, the continent’s start-ups attracted $ 367 million, a 33% increase from 2015, according to investment fund Partech Ventures. More and more courted by investment funds, African digital nuggets are reaching a new stage. Attracted by the media “hype” around “African tech”, international investors are now actively engaged in financing start-ups on the continent, …

If startups in West Africa still do not find their place in the regional economic landscape, it may be because the incubators operating in the region are not efficient. It is this premise that prompted the young Gabonese entrepreneur, Roland Ulrich Guissony, to launch Meromorf. Rethinking the model of African startup incubators. This is the …

desert refrigerators in Morocco, a bracelet that prevents heart attacks in Tunisia or a charitable fundraising system in Egypt: there is no shortage of solidarity innovations in these three countries, which are positioned at the forefront of social entrepreneurship. Morocco now has more than 250 start-ups. Tunisia, with a hundred start-ups, is for its part …

A man collecting cotton in Ivory Coast. Naashon Zalk / Bloomberg via Getty Images The Paris Agricultural Show continues through Sunday in the French capital. For more than 20 years, Côte d’Ivoire has been present at this major international meeting. The agricultural sector is crucial to the Eburnean economy. It accounts for 22% of the …

The one who presented his career last week in front of students looking for role models in a country where it is quite difficult to persevere, will have been one of the most important figures of Africa in 2017. Lamine Guirassy, since it is about him, CEO of the HADAFO Médias group, main host of …

Head of the Tribeca investment fund, Luc Gérard Nyafé built a Latin American financial empire in the space of a decade. A success that he now wants to replicate at home in the DRC. Portrait of a golden boy in a hurry. “Are there no funds in Colombia? Perhaps this is the opportunity to create …

(Business in Cameroon) – The small town of Nkep, near Bangou, in the western region of Cameroon, is preparing to become a tourist destination. In this village where he was born, Cameroonian industrialist Francis Nana Djomou (photo), boss of Biopharma, a cosmetics company, leader of the Cameroonian market and which now claims a presence in …

Expat-Dakar is one of the most consulted platforms in Senegal. Thanks to its strategy of bringing together sellers, buyers or advertisers, the classified ads platform is attracting more and more Internet users. As evidenced by its significant figure on the number of visits. Indeed, Expat, which now has more than 27,000 advertisements, reached the bar …

Pleasant design and sophisticated ergonomics, Paps presents itself as the first geolocated on-demand delivery application in French-speaking Africa. Four months after its launch in Senegal, its founder is already dreaming of setting up abroad. Bouquets of flowers accompanied by a note, keys forgotten in the locker room of a gym, cakes for surprise birthdays … …

NEF Ambassadors to Attend NEF Global Gathering, Second Edition to be Held in March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, Rwanda, February 24, 2017 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) (http://NEF.org) today launches the search for fifty-four science and technology ambassadors, one champion for each African country. Selected NEF Ambassadors will join the NEF Fellows Class …

(Ecofin Agency) – A solar energy revolution of the same scale and importance as the rapid expansion of mobile telephony that took place two decades ago is soon coming to Africa, according to Adnan Amin, director of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This revolution will be driven by the rapid drop in solar energy …

Marrakech (Morocco), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Alexandria (Egypt) are at the top of a list devoted to the quality of life in the 100 main African cities, published Tuesday by the magazine Afrique Méditerranée Business (AMB). “In Africa, until now, rankings were made for investors or expats. At no time did we ask ourselves the …