Calling all #AfricanEntrepreneurs…startup ideas are welcome (19days Left)

How can I complete the application form of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme with just a business idea? This question has come up in several forms among the thousands of applicants since the application portal opened on January 1st 2015.  TEEP is open to applicants with existing businesses which have been in operation for […]

Continue reading


Good African Coffee – How A Small Company Built A Global Coffee Brand!

In 2004, Ugandan entrepreneur Andrew Rugasira founded Good African Coffee, with a vision to become the first African to collect, roast, market, and sell quality coffee direct to supermarkets globally. By his example, Rugasira hoped to demonstrate that trade, not aid, was a viable, sustainable strategy for driving Africa’s economic and social development.

Continue reading


Interviews with DEMO Africa finalists saisai Wireless. #happinessisfreewifi

This Zimbabwean company provides a bandwidth redistribution wireless mesh network consisting of free access wireless hotspots in public areas, including public transportation. SaiSai explains that many companies have large periods of time when their internet capacity is not being used to full capacity. The startup’s technology then uses this wasted data to securely feed extra […]

Continue reading


Afrileaks Officially Launch: Empowering Everyone In Africa to fight Corruption

Afrileaks is now officially  launched. it is a site that allows you to leak confidential documents of public interest. AfriLeaks allows you to leak confidential documents of public interest.  A system  designed to helps you to share these materials while protecting your own identity, making it very hard to identify you as the source of the […]

Continue reading


APPLY: Stanford’s SEED Transformation Program for African entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur looking to transform your business and interested in achieving global growth? Learn more about Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) and how to participate in the Spring 2015 cohort of the SEED Transformation Program. The program is delivered free of cost to the participants, who are selected through an application and interview process. The Spring […]

Continue reading


Social Media Week,Lagos FEBRUARY 23-27, 2015 #SMWLagos 2014

Social Media Week Lagos 2015, is now open for Registration .   As always, admission to conference events is free and open to the public. This year two options of campus badges are made available to participants . General Admission or Executive VIP. General admission allows access to all public events. Whilst  the Executive VIP badge, attendees will have access […]

Continue reading


Untitled

#55FORWARD, a groundbreaking campaign inviting business, technology, entertainment and media leaders from each of Africa’s fifty-five countries to participate during the Social Media Week Lagos conference. In an ongoing effort to continue highlighting the work of the Ambassadors selected for the 2014 event, it is  organizing online events, projects and other activities that keep each […]

Continue reading