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    Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones

    Samuel Anyaele regularly tells his students that everything they need to write a software code can be found on their mobile phones...

    By Angela Ukomadu 27 May 2021

    Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

    During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 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

    Register now: CEO Connect discussion on Competitive Collaboration in Africa - One Africa, One Voice

    SVAI (Shared Value Africa Initiative) is excited to invite all CEOs and executives to the 2021 CEO Connect Roundtable on 4 June!..

    Issued by Shift Impact Africa 17 May 2021

    What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?

    According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

    By Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 5 May 2021

    Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program

    Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

    5 May 2021

    Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

    Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

    30 Apr 2021

    Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systems

    The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow...

    29 Apr 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

    How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19

    Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

    By Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

    Diversity matters because diversity wins

    Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

    By Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

    Winners of Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge announced

    Launched in September 2020, the winners in the Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge have been announced...

    15 Feb 2021

    RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery

    Ambassador Riina Kionka, the head of the delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU's projects in South Africa...

    Issued by GreenCape 14 Dec 2020

    #ConsciousLiving: Ashaki driving purpose-led beauty through impact sourcing

    Through her natural haircare brand Ashaki, Nthabiseng 'Joy' Duff has set out to prove that the beauty industry can be a positive force for change...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Oct 2020



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