Recently launched Tanzanian startup Worknasi wants to be the Airbnb for office space in Africa, connecting startups and businesses with spare working areas. Launched earlier this year, Worknasi is an online platform for office and meeting room sharing, which connects startups, businesses and freelancers with office owners who want to share their office space and …

The Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) launched during the Forum of Young African Agripreneurs (AYA Forum), a guide for young people wishing to develop e-agricultural businesses in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries ( ACP). This Guide to ICT Agripreneurship has been designed to help young entrepreneurs make the most of information and …

While this is a challenge that concerns all countries in the world, Africa, and particularly sub-Saharan Africa, has everything to gain from its women creating their own environment and defining their own rules, in order to ” be able to choose the life they want to lead. Africa, the leading continent for female entrepreneurship The …

A small company between France and Morocco proposes to put hackers and companies in touch, so that the security bugs of some are corrected by the expertise of others. A new kind of collaborative economy that the founder establishes as a business ethic. With some success. ” Turnover ? It is not yet significant at …

In French-speaking Africa, fruit and vegetable production has grown by more than 50% in ten years (between 2004 and 2014), according to statistics from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). That is no less than 43 million tonnes for West Africa and 18 million for Central Africa, thanks in particular to an increase …

The Africa tourism report has just been released by Jumia travel and it shows that the tourism sector contributes 7.8% of Africa’s GDP. You will also find other data from this report in this article. Hospitality report 2017 is the name of the report on tourism in Africa made public by Jumia travel. According to …

After a short training of about six months in an agricultural business incubation center, the majority of young Beninese university graduates, hit by unemployment linked to the freeze on recruitments in the public administration from 1987 under the title measures to revive the country’s economy, have been converted in recent years into agricultural entrepreneurs. “After …

Like the international community, Senegal is celebrating International Girls’ Day. For the occasion, an open day for schoolgirls in Dakar was organized at the Directorate of Autonomous Information Processing of the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Planning. Computing is intelligence embedded in all trades around the world. The Ministry of the Economy, Finance and …

On April 6, the summit of startups from emerging and developing countries was held in Lausanne, organized by the Swiss group Seedstarsworld since 2012. A major event that brings together each year the startups that have won competitions organized in 65 countries. More than 3000 startups participated in the 2017 edition, including 12 African women …

Connect News met during the OSIANE fair, Basile NIANE, journalist blogger and CEO of Social Net Link, a technological information platform on Senegal and Africa based in Senegal, Mali and soon in Guinea and Ivory Coast. Connect News: Hello Mr Basile NIANE, what is your first impression about the OSIANE trade fair? Basile NIANE: I …

Nigeria has just welcomed the continent’s first smartphone assembly unit. Located in the free zone, this installation required a budget of 10 million dollars and is expected to produce 120,000 units per month. Called AfriOne, these smartphones will be marketed between 92 and 108 dollars and are aimed in particular at middle-income consumers, a large …

Interview with Haweya Mohamed, CEO of Afrobytes, the first digital hub dedicated to African tech in Europe, on the occasion of the next conference to be held in Paris on June 8 and 9. Haweya Mohamed, 39, single-handedly eliminates all the received ideas: “It seems that I have all the faults: I am a woman, …

With broken sticks and without sticking tongue, Kabirou Mbodje looks back on the genesis of Wari, its meteoric expansion and its sometimes strained relations with banks and telecom operators. Can you tell us about the genesis of Wari? KABIROU MBODJE – Wari was created in 2008 on the basis of strong convictions and a precise …

(Agence Ecofin) – WordlRemit, a company operating in the transfer of money via virtual platforms, plans to double the volume of its African activities at the end of each of the next two years (2017 and 2018), said its managing director. Ismail Ahmed, according to comments reported by Bloomberg. In 2016, Africa generated half of …

It could be the material of the future. A 28-year-old Malian engineer, a doctoral student at the University of Ottawa in Canada, is developing an alternative to concrete, a product made from recycled objects, including plastic waste. An innovative construction solution, cheaper and less polluting. It all started when Moussa Thiam was a student in …