Senegalese-British Technologist Mariéme Jamme joins Web Foundation Board of Directors

 Senegalese-born British Mariéme Jamme has been appointed member of the Board of Directors at the Web Foundation in a move expected to help guide the Web Foundation’s fight for digital equality in... Read more »

She Leads Africa partners Work in Progress! Alliance to unveil its 2017 accelerator for women-run businesses

She Leads Africa, a social enterprise dedicated to supporting young African women entrepreneurs, has just opened applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and... Read more »

Merck accelerator opens calls for new round of health startups | Launches a Virtual Innovator Academy

Merck has opened applications for the next round of its accelerator programs in Darmstadt, Germany, and Nairobi, Kenya for startups in the fields of healthcare, life science, performance materials and digital healthcare... Read more »

Stanford Seed Celebrates Five Years of Success in Africa | Announces Expansion to India

Stanford University initiative led by the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), Stanford Seed, has expanded into India after it first launched in West Africa in 2013 and subsequently expanded to East... Read more »

CcHub & its investment arm Growth Capital to invest over $250,000 into startups founded by Nigerians in the Diaspora

Nigeria has hundreds of entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists based in the UK working, doing business and living their contributing the country’s economic growth and research and development. However, in a move to... Read more »

Mary Gicharu Appointed New Managing Director of iHub

iHub has been a leading force in innovation in Kenya. It has provided an incubator and hacker space for people with creative minds since its inception in 2010. Over the years it... Read more »

Kgoshigadi; a Business-in-a-Box Solution that Manufactures Bio-Degradable and Affordable Sanitary Pads

Like many girls and women across the world, 16-year-old Joan is self-conscious about bleeding on her clothes during her period. “I used to use cloths that I would cut from my old... Read more »