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Nigerian Billionaire Tony Elumelu Commits $100 Million To Fund African Entrepreneurs in 10 Years

Nigerian billionaire investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has committed $100 million to create 10,000 entrepreneurs across Africa over the next 10 years. Reports Forbes Elumelu made the commitment on Monday during a press conference in Lagos to announce the launch of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP). TEEP, a Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative of the […]

From International IT Auditor to Global Entrepreneur Sophia Bekele

Sophia Bekele is not your average entrepreneur.  She cut her niche as a pioneer in ICT matters, when She started her career as an IT Auditor in MultiNational Fortune 500 Companies, such as Bank of America, California Bank and PriceWaerHouseCoopers in US, when Auditing technology platforms was an emerging field. Sophia is now an international […]

Lenovo has introduced world’s smallest desktop

Lenovo has introduced the world’s smallest desktop, the ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano to the South African market, designed to support diverse workplaces with the power of a full-size desktop and the space-saving convenience of a laptop. “The ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano is further proof of Lenovo’s commitment to helping small businesses drive efficiency in their operations,” says […]

Easy Hang creates a revolutionary biodegradable hanger

An innovator, identified as Shannyce Wambui, through her company, Easy Hang, created a revolutionary hanger made entirely out of entirely out of biodegradable material and can also be folded. Kenyan innovator Shannyce Wambui has been selected by Natwest Bank to participate in scheme to empower women entrepreneurs. Ms Wambui created Easy Hang, a range of […]

Bookings Africa Launched its new app

Bookings Africa launched its new mobile app, which is believed to revolutionize the pan-African marketplace for the Gig economy. Bookings Africa is a leading pan-African marketplace that leverages technology to disrupt and revolutionize how talent in the lifestyle, entertainment & media industries across Africa is sourced. Founder and CEO, Fade Ogunro, announced the launch of […]

Does Kenya have the necessary skills for AI?

Lack of access to free, up-to-date and machine-readable government data stands in the way of Kenya tapping into opportunities brought by artificial intelligence, a Nation Newsplex analysis reveals. The country tops Africa and ranks 52 globally out of 194 countries on the government’s readiness to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) in public services but only manages […]

Facebook Launches Africa Innovation Challenge

Facebook has launched the Innovation Challenge in Africa. According to the social media company,  this is with the aim of recognising developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet to improve the standard of education and economic health in their communities. Developers across Africa are invited to enter the challenge. Prizes Facebook has prepared to present […]

Safaricom Foundation Launches $500K Tech for Good Fund

Safaricom has set aside Ksh 5om ($500,000) social entrepreneurs out there but to the many who still believe in welfare, this is a great move for them as Safaricom Foundation announces a Ksh 50m fund for social entreprises. VC and PE firms see entrepreneurship as business and every business should make a dime of whatever […]