Tag Archives: Africa

APPLY: Seeking Africa’s Most Innovative Financial Inclusion Start-ups

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, today announced the launch of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion. The prestigious competition,

Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize: 2017 Winners Announced

Orange announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Each year this Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies

Check Out This Guide To The Largest Companies In Africa

Telecommunications and Banking: Fast-Growing Industries to Keep an Eye on By Jackie Edwards Although agriculture remains the biggest industry in the region, with over 60 percent of the continent employed in agriculture-related jobs according to Economy Watch, Africa is seeing

Healthymagination: GE graduates Africa’s maternal/child health social entrepreneurs

Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa This programme culminates in a “Premier Pitch” event where 14

Participate in Sage Foundation’s $1 million Enterprise Fund

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR,

ATTEND: StartupPlus Conference Holds May 2 in Lagos

StartUpPlus prepares to accelerate over one hundred startup ideas across various sectors at this year’s Startup Conference in Lagos, Nigeria. StartUpPlus, a startup accelerator headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria convenes Startup Conference annually to power startups with practical strategies in relevant

Here Are The Realities Facing Young Entrepreneurs In Africa

The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 this month, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa The Entrepreneurship Survey is based on an emailed

Orange launches Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa

Orange is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a variety of

Africa Entrepreneurship Award | Apply Now

Are you an African citizen with a business idea that will create jobs and improve lives in Africa? Will it improve education or the environment, or solve a problem that is uncharted? The African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), powered by BMCE

Africa’s new game-changer in finance and accounting recruitment

By Marricke Kofi GANE “Accountants and Finance people are boring”. That’s what my ex-girlfriend once told me. I am married now, however – shame she wasn’t the one around to realize that accountants and finance professionals (AFPs) are actually not