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Internet connectivity costs and implication

Internet connectivity costs and implication

10 December 2019   Africa has the most expensive internet in the world. The Africa Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) measures internet data prices in 100 countries and defines internet

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Entrepreneurship and economic development

Entrepreneurship and economic development

19 November 2019   Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! Reflecting on this day made us think of the entrepreneur’s role in our communities and most importantly in the overall growth of

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Smart cities and entrepreneurship

Smart cities and entrepreneurship

17 September 2019   Africa is undergoing impressive urban growth. The continent was one of the least urbanised in the world in 2014, however it is now demonstrating fast urbanisation

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InsurTech in Africa

InsurTech in Africa

27 August 2019   Insurtech refers to the use of technology innovations to create operational efficiencies and lower insurance costs. Insurance is an old business, which has historically been run

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HealthTech in Africa

HealthTech in Africa

13 August 2019   Africa suffers more than 24% of the global disease burden, has access to only 3% of the health workers from around the world and the lowest

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Africa needs more software developers

Africa needs more software developers

04 June 2019   Africa has the youngest and fastest growing population in the world. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), Africa’s youth population will exceed 830 million by

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Promoting Startup Collaboration

Promoting Startup Collaboration

02 April 2019   Innovation doesn’t happen successfully in isolation, the key to entrepreneurship success is an enabling environment. Entrepreneurs require a robust startup ecosystem consisting of resources such as

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Powering African Economies

Powering African Economies

26 March 2019   In this week’s newsletter we feature two African solar companies who have recently raised funding to provide solar power in West Africa. The investments come on

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