Guinean Tiguidanké Camara went from the luxury of the catwalks to the mud of the mines, becoming the first woman owner of a mining firm in West Africa. In Guingouiné, a small forest village in western Ivory Coast, she leads a team of ten people – geologists and workers – who prospect the ground in …

Kenyan communications hardware company BRCK unveiled its SupaBRCK this week — a waterproof, solar-powered Wi-Fi box that operates as a 3G hotspot and off-grid server. SupaBRCK is the sequel to BRCK’s eponymous debut product, launched in 2013 to tackle two common African IT challenges: reliable power and viable internet options. BRCK version 1 delivered connectivity …

I was tired of making excuses and being scared. In 2017, you no longer need to be the son of a millionaire to start a business. So I created my box with an investment of 99 euros! Here is my recipe in 3 steps. It was last April that I made this choice. That of …

Among the companies mentioned in the list of the 100 most promising African startups, Chalkboard has a prominent place in school learning through digital. Miora Randriambeloma, one of its founders, opened her doors to us. Tell us about your activity with Chalkboard? Chalkboard is a company specializing in digital school learning. We created it in …

It is a project that should help significantly reduce the digital divide on the island. This is the Mauritius Wi-Fi project which was officially launched on April 6, 2017 by the Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth. It allows rural areas of the country to benefit from an internet connection. Mainly targeted, community centers, youth …

(TIC Mag) – Visiting Cameroon for the official launch of the first Orange Solidarity FabLab in sub-Saharan Africa, the general secretary of the Orange Foundation, Brigitte Audy, explains the reasons for choosing Cameroon and presents some of the objectives of this project. TIC Mag: Why was Cameroon chosen to set up the very first Orange …

The Cameroonian start-up Will & Brothers has just succeeded in raising funding in the amount of 200,000 dollars (around 124 million CFA francs), at the end of a fundraising operation whose initial needs were 300,000. dollars (a little over 185 million CFA francs), we officially learned. Details of this operation have not been disclosed. However, …

Nigerian engineer, Obayagbona Emmanuel Imafidon, has stated that he has invented a power-generating device that can solve the power shortage in the country. In an interview with Guardian, the graduate of Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu said he could generate power from thunder lightning and that he has been …

  Find in pictures the first edition of the AfrikaTech meetups. In this edition, the speakers addressed the following themes: E-Marketing: Impact (s) of bots on E-Tourism, presented by Ennio INFANTE MONTFORT (gooyave.com) Marketing: Disruptive strategy for a start-up, presented by Aliou DIALLO (www.diallotelecom.com) Subscribe to the newsletter to be informed of the next meetups.

THE HIGHLIGHTS The fourth PASET regional forum will take place in Nairobi from April 5 to 7 The imperative strengthening of scientific and technical capacities of Africa will be at the heart of this event Education experts and policymakers from 15 African countries will debate these issues Nairobi, March 27, 2017 – Building skills in …

Victorine Sarr, is a young Senegalese woman, after having capitalized several years of experience with two industry giants Apple Inc. and L’Oréal, chose to return to Senegal to create Lyvv Cosmetics, a company specializing in the production of cosmetic products for black and mixed skin. After completing her secondary cycle in Senegal, Victorine did her …

(Agence Ecofin) – Mauritian business services company ABAX has officially established itself in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This new office, which has a regional mission, will serve as a hub for all of West and Central Francophone Africa. For Richard Arlove (photo), Chief executive officer of ABAX, “we support companies that want to invest in African …

Cynthia Mukendy, 28, Belgian of Congolese origin, is the designer of the “African Gist” platform. Objective: to promote African cultures as well as the opportunities offered by the continent. With a Masters in Communication and New Media, Cynthia Mukendy is currently working in Nigeria in a communication agency. Les Dépêches de Brazzaville: What motivated the …

It is in the presence of many students from the Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry that the Prime Minister Head of Government Mamady Youla, in the company of some members of the Government and several other personalities from the world of ICTs, proceeded this Wednesday 19 April at the launch of the National Digital …

On the initiative of the General Confederation of Businesses of Côte d’Ivoire (CGECI), took place this Thursday at the party room of the Sofitel Hôtel Ivoire, as part of the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa ( CIEA) a panel on the financing of female entrepreneurship. In the introduction, the Minister of Planning and …