Jus Délice, a Togolese company with a capital of approximately € 15,000 (exactly 10 million FCFA), created only in January 2017, has just raised € 2.6 million (1.7 billion FCFA) from the Moringa fund, private equity fund specializing in agroforestry projects in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.   This deal is the third ranking for …

A first in Rwanda. A robotics training camp brought together some 40 outstanding students from 20 schools in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. The “Robotics Camp Rwanda 2018” lasted three weeks and was led by engineering students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This program is part of a public-private partnership organized with the support of the …

Start-up OniriQ launches pre-sales of its SOLARBOX solar kit on the ULULE crowdfunding platform: https://fr.ulule.com/oniriq/. After 18 months of R & D, OniriQ markets an innovative and eco-responsible solar kit to provide rural African families with access to autonomous energy, internet and multimedia. The 25 W solar kit incorporates a WIFI hotspot and comes with …

We’re living in an era of profound digital transformation. How can people and organizations keep up with the changing economy, and more importantly, how can they thrive in it? To answer these questions, and promote and support an equitable future of work, the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) has launched in Africa. Registration closes on …

In Ivory Coast, Kamtar offers logistics services through a digital platform linking carriers and customers. The Ivorian start-up Kamtar makes it possible to connect the carriers to professional or private customers. The services offered range from moving to internal logistics, including delivery, explain the co-founders Arthur Thuet and Délas N’Dri. The idea came to them …

Founded mid-February 2018 SamaPass is a complete ticketing solution, SamaPass wants to be a true vector of African cultural experiences. “Our mission is indeed to promote in Africa and throughout the world this cultural, dynamic and creative Africa.” The first version of the platform is already available in Europe and in 12 French-speaking African countries. …

Algebra Ventures, one of the largest venture capital funds in Egypt and 500 Startups, a global venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley in the United States, raised $ 1 million for the start-up up Egyptian La Reina. The platform, which rents and sells online evening and wedding dresses, will use its funds to increase …

This three-day meeting focuses on “Accelerating the Digital Single Market in Africa”. The Forum is “a platform for African governments and policymakers to engage, initiate and enter into agreements with business leaders who have registered under the Platinum category for this Summit,” said a statement received at the conference. APS The meeting “will discuss practical …

The French multinational, Sanofi, a partner of Viva Technology, an international event dedicated to the growth of start-ups, digital transformation and innovation, has selected 10 African start-ups who will be able to present innovative solutions to improve access to health in Africa. These are Appenberg Digital Publishing (South Africa), Bisa (Ghana), GiftedMom (Cameroon), Infomed Healthcare …

Africa and its 1.2 billion inhabitants are presented as the continent where the populations are most strongly exposed to various risks. Habitat quality is often poor, though improving, infrastructure is missing, disease risks are high, and political instability makes it almost never clear what the future holds. In a recent study on the health sector …

After two years of hard work, Zazi Publishing Inc, the new online publishing house in Cameroon officially opens its doors. Zazi Publishing is a publishing house established in the United States and operates only online. Composed of an all-African team with its head the founder, Viviane Nzie and co-founder Joseph Patrick Nkeng. Launched on March …

Her name is Fatoumata Guirassy, ​​a young Guinean woman with a master’s degree in international economics and globalization from the Paris Sorbonne University and an MBA in Operational Management and Sustainable Performance from the Institut Supérieur de Commerce in Paris. She is the director of Saboutech. Saboutech is an incubator that operates in the field …

It is a Brazilian innovation that could be emulated in Africa. On a continent facing the difficulties of access to water, this filter that makes rainwater clean for consumption could be a solution. In Brazil, a company markets a smart filtering purification system that transforms rainwater into drinking water from home. The name of this …

Young African entrepreneurs keep making things happen. They are taking more risks than ever and are setting up phenomenal businesses that are tackling the difficulties they face and creating jobs in the process. For the seventh year in a row, this annual ranking of the 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs brings to the fore …

MANEKY GROUPE is an Ivorian company engaged in the promotion of local products and in some agricultural development projects. The group is also promoting a value-added “citizens” food label through its “Trésor De Nos Traditions” brand. Tiédé Manuel OULOTO has found a place in the local chocolate processing industry in Côte d’Ivoire. Combining agriculture with …