The African hospitality and tourism industry is on the rise. The rise of the middle class on the continent is driving the dynamics in the sector. The new trend is the significant contribution of African travelers who spend more and more, thus supporting the growth of local tourism and the development of hotel chains. Spending …

AT: Hello tell us about yourself and your journey MM : My name is Michael McGaskey and I am a Black American Man currently living in Ghana. I have been volunteering and working for myself for the last 5 years and at some point I decided that African Americans can do something better with all the …

Born in Champigny-sur-Marne, in the Paris region, to two engineering parents, she began boxing at the age of 12, after learning classical dance, figure skating and swimming: “It was a sport of fight that I had seen on TV and that I wanted to test. English boxing was a bit of a fluke. ” If …

In this special AfrikaTech file we will give you the basic information to become an investor. The notion of investor is not necessarily understood in the same way depending on the person with whom you are interacting. However, everyone agrees that an investor (individual or legal person) is characterized by his contribution of capital to …

Launched in 2016, the Progressive Web application enabled the startup Jumia Travel to increase its conversion rate by 33%. In collaboration with Google, the online hotel reservation site in Africa, has just presented a study on this strategy which could well benefit African businesses. Faster browsing on a website via mobile, this is what the …

A tremendous entrepreneurial energy has taken hold of the African continent. From north to south, from west to east, we see the creation of many startups every day. At the origin of this revolution, a youth who decided to engage in self-employment, in order to solve the lack of employment that they face. According to …

Of the nine companies competing for the license to operate a mobile virtual network (MVNO), whose public call for applications was launched on April 12, 2017, three companies were selected by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and posts (Artp). These are You mobile by Youssou Ndour, Sirius telecoms Africa by Mbackiyou Faye and Origines SA by …

AfriLabs, the pan-African network of technology innovation centers, has expanded its presence in Africa, welcoming eleven new tech hubs. They are the Nigerians nHub, iBridge and Startpreneurs, the Malawian inCUBE8, the Congolese Lumumba Labs, the Chadian Wenak Labs, the Kenyans Sote Hub and BitHub, the Ugandan The Innovation Village Kampala, the Zimbabwean The Tech Village …

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) (www.AfricanInnovation.org) announced Thursday, June 15, 2017 the 10 nominees who will compete for the Innovation Prize for Africa (“PIA”) (http://APO.af / iaUJZd) 2017 to be awarded in Accra on July 18, 2017. Innovators from nine African countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Liberia, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda …

It is becoming more and more common to see on the news feed of the most used social network in Africa, Facebook, pages or commercial groups advertising products, or a company promoting one of his products. Facebook, initially, was (during its media coverage) a social network allowing young people to find each other, lost friends …

Founded in 2016 by Isabelle Mashola and Philippe Coup-Jambet, Isahit, platform impact sourcing, begins its fundraising campaign on the equity platform crowdfunding dedicated to Africa, Afrikwity. This fundraising of 400,000 euros will allow Isahit to strengthen its action sales, to finance its R&D and its establishment in around ten countries Africa. “I am delighted to …

A simple electronic visa (e-visa) obtained online is now sufficient to travel to Ethiopia, said a statement from Ethiopian Airlines, published last Tuesday. The immigration department that worked on the project, together with the state-owned airline, says it has finalized preparations for the launch of the new service. Concretely, according to the statement, the process …

You have websites, web platforms, Facebook applications, SMS services, applications or mobile services then participate in the Wolrd Summit Award (WSA) 2017 competition with Mobile (4) Senegal. Indeed Mobile (4) Senegal is looking for the best web and mobile content in Senegal. Is your product unique and brings real added value to your users? We …

Today we are attacking a myth: the one that says that the African student does not come home after studying abroad? While many of them often hesitate between staying away or returning to Africa to build their careers, it is not true that the majority go for the first choice. Irawo led the investigation and …

In an interview with our French colleagues from “La Tribune”, the French group Orange details the outlines of its new fund dedicated to start-ups on the continent. There had been the entry into the capital of the African e-commerce group Africa Internet Group, the acquisition of a stake in Afrimarket, which allows the diaspora to …