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Africa is known for its immense natural resources: 97% of world copper reserves, 80% of those of coltan, 57% of gold, 23% of uranium and phosphate, 60% of those However, one rarely quotes his greatest wealth: his youth and his thirst to start a business. In fact, young people under 25 represent more than 50% of the continent’s 1.3 billion inhabitants.

With the arrival of information and communication technologies (mobile, Internet, social networks) and success stories of young entrepreneurs, we are witnessing a new revolution, that of entrepreneurship.

AfrikaTech tries to gather all information and initiatives to undertake in Africa, Europe and North America. Advice on entrepreneurship, business ideas, search for financing, franchise development, legal aspects, where to find incubators, spaces for co-workings. To enable entrepreneurs to seize business opportunities in all areas: Agriculture, Health, Education, Energy, Industry, Real Estate, Telecom, Transport, Tourism. The Africa of tomorrow is being built today, together.

Despite the presence of primary problems such as famine, food shortage and lack of energy, the importance of the Internet and the mobile phone is increasingly being emphasized. Indeed, although the digital revolution affects Africa quite late (compared to the West), it is unfolding there in a dazzling way. Whether through mobile payment (having been …

As the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution becomes imminent and the proliferation of African tech startups also continues to increase, digital transformation becomes inevitable. The Africa Blockchain Developer’s Call Series, in collaboration with the Africa Blockchain Institute as well as numerous blockchain associations and technology centers across Africa, is delighted to announce its partnership …

Renewable energies have been on the rise in Africa in recent years. Many institutions feel more concerned with preserving the environment. This is the case of the African Development Bank, which announced on September 23, 2019 at the United Nations Climate Action summit that it will no longer invest in coal. Coal is a resource …

In the next 20 years, global energy consumption will rise by around 37%. This should prompt us to look for palliative solutions, in the sense that not only fossil fuels are increasingly depleted but they also pollute the environment. The option of using renewable energies is increasingly being considered in Africa. Before getting started, however, …

In Africa, traditional female entrepreneurship is quite informal, but more or less widespread depending on the region. It should be noted that women entrepreneurs stood out, and still stand out today through their micro-activities whose income allows them to meet the needs of their families. Governmental, non-governmental and even international institutions have set up, over …

Africa has had to contend with colonization for years. One would think that with the obtaining of independence of African countries, this practice ceased to exist. It seems that this practice has rather developed, giving way to another form of colonialism: cyber-colonialism. Cyber-colonization therefore means the capture not only of local talents recruited by major …

Marième MBaye won the second edition of the Great Entrepreneur, a competition organized by the British Embassy in Senegal in partnership with the British Council and which brought together around 20 entrepreneurs. At the end of the competition, Marième Mbaye was the grand winner. The entrepreneur presented the Green Wash project specializing in the ecological …

Show us your route Rana Alaa: I am an electronic engineer, holder of a master’s degree in environmental engineering. I worked at Intel in the United States and for Shell, trying to save the environment, and then I realized that on the other side of the energy sector; my business partner, Yaseen Abdel-Ghaffar worked for …

For this column dedicated to the profile of business leaders and also to economic structures, we invite you today to discover the biography of the Malian businessman Mossadeck Bally. Born on August 27, 1961 in Niamey, Niger, Mossadeck Bally began his studies there before continuing them in his country of origin, Mali, then in France …

The first thing that comes to mind when talking about Rwanda is undoubtedly the Rwandan genocide. 26 years later, nothing is forgotten. Indeed, Rwandans rely on their past to build the future. And we can say that it works! The discipline shown by its president Paul Kagame is an integral part of the ingredients of …

Rwanda is a small country located in East Africa with a population of around 12 million. After the tragic events of 1994, the country succeeded in putting in place economic and structural reforms in order to sustain its economic growth thanks to the support of the IMF and the World Bank. Rwanda is expected to …

The taming of the most advanced techniques and technologies by Africans should not be neglected. The technological evolutions helping, and the growing connectivity, allow the young people of the continent to touch the finger and to master many technologies which one would attribute much more easily to other continents. On the other hand, the constraints …

Aged 49, Karim Sy is a Senegalese who we can say that creating is as natural as breathing. Not to create to earn money, but to participate in development. In short, Karim Sy believes in social entrepreneurship: Jokkolabs is for him a way to develop it in Africa. The current business model is obsolete, we …

According to INSEE, tourism is defined as all the activities carried out by people during their travels and stays in places located outside their usual environment for a period that does not exceed one year, for the purposes of leisure, business and other reasons. We continue to speak of tourism when these reasons and matters …

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn… social networks are more and more popular with companies. And recently, TikTok has entered the dance. TikTok is a platform that has experienced particularly rapid growth over the past 2 years. “TikTok was already hugely popular, but the coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of people to turn to their cellphones …

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