South African University Spins out 5 New tech Startups

Stellenbosch University’s tech transfer department Innovus has spun out five new companies so far this year's and has also raised a ZAR26 million (US$1.7...
Adenike Akinsemowo

24 FEMALE AFRICAN FOUNDERS NAMED FINALISTS AT AWIEF AWARDS

Twenty-four female founders and entrepreneurs from across Africa have been named as finalists for 2020 AWIEF Awards across eight different categories. Organised by the Africa...
TOP 10 FINALISTS IN ALIBABA'S AFRICAN BUSINESS HEROES

THESE 10 STARTUPS ARE THE FINALISTS IN THE AFRICAN BUSINESS HEROES COMPETITON 2020

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative on Monday unveiled the top 10 finalists of the second annual Africa’s Business Heroes, a competition organized by the Jack Ma...
Sola Adesakin top financial expert in NIgeria

THESE FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS ARE EMPOWERING AFRICAN MILLENIALS THROUGH FINANICIAL EDUCATION

Africa is witnessing the emergence of some vibrant, young, and innovative minds proffering solutions to some of the continent’s most crucial problems bordering on...
Funmi Adewara wins SDG awards

FUNMI ADEWARA OF MOBIHEALTH INTERNATIONAL WINS WORLD BANK SDG AWARD

The Chief Executive Officer of Mobihealth International, innovative telemedicine and digital healthcare platform, Funmi Adewara, has been named the winner of the 2020 edition...

FIVE AFRICANS NAME AMONG TIME’S MAGEZINE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

Five Africans made it to the list of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020. Three of the individuals in the list, which was...
Creative Enterprise Support Program 2020

5 Young Nigerian Fashion Entrepreneurs Win British Council’s £2,000 grant

Five young Nigerian fashion entrepreneurs win British Council's £2,000 grant Five young Nigerians have won £2000 each from the British Council in Nigeria - The...

SFAN Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award receives strategic partnerships

Stars From All Nations (SFAN), the education company that unlocks the potential of the youth, has partnered with Southern Africa venture builder Founders Factory...

Anzisha Prize Announces Top 20 Very Young African Entrepreneurs

Meet the new cohort of very young entrepreneurs whose businesses are paving a new entrepreneurial landscape in Africa. This year’s application season saw a record...
LADY ENGINEER Charlette N'Guessan

FIRST FEMALE SOFTWARE ENGINEER TO WIN AFRICA PRIZE FOR ENGINEERING INNOVATION

 A woman from Ivory Coast has won this year's Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for Innovation, making her the first-ever woman to get...