The stakes of digital revolution is a vector for development in rural areas. The PayAsYouGo model is the solution. According to Minister of Posts and Digital Economy of Togo, Madam Cina Lawson, to reduce poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, it is necessary to make growth inclusive.
Today’s Quote “The fact is that the amount of money startups raise in their seed and Series A rounds is inversely correlated with success.9 million to improve access to credit for Africa’s MSMEs Globally, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are one of the strongest drivers of economic development, innovation, and employment. Yet, access to finance is a critical barrier to growth for these businesses.
Ethiopia is currently building Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant, Reppie, that will convert trash into electricity. At best, waste ends up in vast landfill sites. At worst, it is simply dumped around Africa’s towns and cities.
Gone are the days of traditional subjugation of the African woman. In order to strengthen the horns of female entrepreneurship, Blackbox provides an annual opportunity to connect and mentor over 15 female entrepreneurs around the world. Among the privileged female entrepreneurs for this year, Iman Cooper is the only candidate from Africa.
Just as Africa’s population is growing massively by the day, the demand for food supply becomes the talk of the day. Faced with this challenge, agripreneurs are devising possible solutions to this without waiting for the governments. Agriculture appears to be the most important sector of the Africa economy, but what becomes of Africa if this sector sinks? Indeed, it’s high time Africans rose to see what can be done to save humanity.
In an effort to ease navigation and provide easy access to property listings, landlord and caretaker information on its platform, Digital Renter has launched a new user interface termed, “Design for Humans. It's #DDay. We will be #releasing the new #userinterface for #DigitalRenter today 15th May, 4pm.
Today’s Quote “The blockchain cannot be described just as a revolution.” William Mougayar Africa NIPC launches iGuide Nigeria The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has formally launched the iGuide Nigeria, an online guide to doing business in Nigeria. According to a statement from the Commission, the iGuide is an easy-to-use online platform providing investors with up-to-date and pertinent information on the processes, procedures and basic costs of doing business in Nigeria.
Our Fears are our only Limitation Some Silicon Mountain Web-Developers who decided to face their fears by applying for the Google Udacity Scholarship have won the 2nd phase of the competition. When we take a grasp of the price from afar, we see reasons to go for it. But when we take a look at the challenges we decide to give up.
Today’s Quote “Opportunities for interoperability arise where interconnections with external parties can create greater value for customers and service providers than a single mobile money service provider can create alone.” Mahindra Comviva Africa Startupbootcamp Africa has partnered with Google to support startups The Google Cloud Startup Programme intends to help startups build and scale using the Google Cloud Platform. This partnership will offer selected startups for the Cape Town-based accelerator more than US$20,000 worth of tech support.
Today’s Quote “Education is a sector in transition.” Ian Fordham, Microsoft Africa $20m investment by MainOne in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services The Nigerian open-access connectivity services provider group, MainOne is to invest $20m in Cote d’Ivoire for provision of wholesale connectivity services. This is after it obtained the C1B license from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services.
The achievement of Benjamin Moukandjo as captain of the Football team qualifies him as a good leader with alluring leadership skills contemporary entrepreneurs need to copy. Cameroon is respected internationally when it comes to football. Unfortunately, Cameroon has not won this trophy since 2002 with a top notch captain like Samuel Eto’o not being able to bring the cup home.
Mbinkar Fomunyuy is Customer Service Consultant & Master Trainer. He is the CEO at Institute of Customer Service Cameroon and Cameroon’s Country Representative for American Certification Institute (ACI), USA. Today, Mbinkar will share with us why businesses fail in Cameroon and how to turn the figures.
Ivan Epstein, the chairman of the Sage Foundation shares with entrepreneurs the key lessons he has learnt over the years as an entrepreneur. 1. Data doesn’t tell you everything Most successful entrepreneurs trust their gut and instinct as much as they trust formal market research.
We now live in a digital age where Laptops and smartphones have become part of our daily lives. It’s evident that we have so much work to be done with the use of laptops and we sometimes run short of power or laptop’s battery run down so quick in an inverse relation to the task. There are a lot of things laptop users can do to squeeze more hours out
Early in December last year, the philanthropic organization, Better Breed Cameroon, launched a nation-wide essay writing competition for undergraduates. The aim was to get young people to write a 1000 – 1,500-word essay on pertinent issues concerning Cameroon. On March 16, 2018, winners of the 4th edition of the SRYWC called on young Cameroon writers to take the first giant step.