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  • Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation turns to SA tech to catapult it into digital era
    There are few local tech inventions that have received international attention, despite an abundance of successful South African tech stories. However, one South African innovation is changing this narrative.
  • Air Seychelles to reduce scheduled flights to South Africa
    Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions has been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.

    As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.
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    Iyin Aboyeji shares advice for African entrepreneurs

    Iyin Aboyeji, founder of Future Africa; co-founder of Andela and former managing director of Flutterwave, shares insights on the African entrepreneurial ecosystem...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Jun 2021

    #StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

    Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

    #StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space

    Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Apr 2021

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

    Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups

    It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

    By Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 26 Jun 2020

    The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa

    A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

    #YouthMonth: Influencing young African entrepreneurs

    Pamela Nga, a full-time HR student and part-time network marketer studying in Cameroon, has started the Mindful Entrepreneur (M.E) podcast that aims to empower and educate young Africans to become entrepreneurs...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 15 Jun 2020

    Equipping Africa's fashion entrepreneurs to conquer Covid-19

    Fashion entrepreneurs, creatives and digital innovators joined in on Fashionomics Africa's new webinar series to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

    4 Jun 2020

    #StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

    'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

    #LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles

    As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

    2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline

    MEST is expanding the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge to target a larger number of tech startups in need of funding. This means the application deadline for the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge has been extended to 13 May 2020...

    3 May 2020

    MEST Africa Challenge now open

    The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups...

    3 Apr 2020

    Covid-19: Alibaba Foundation, Jack Ma Foundation to donate medical supplies to Africa

    As the Covid-19 virus continues to spread around the world, the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation have announced they will be donating medical supplies to Africa...

    18 Mar 2020

    HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa

    Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

    By Imran Salie 18 Feb 2020

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