Interview: How Toyin Alao of Easyagro Wants to Solve Problems in Nigeria’s Agric Sector

Recently there’s been a rise in the number of Nigerian startups offering solutions to the agriculture sector. One of them is Easyagro. We spoke with the founder, Oluwatoyin Alao in an interview,... Read more »

Mastercard, National Microfinance Bank launches eKilimo to drive growth for farmers in Tanzania

  Mastercard and National Microfinance Bank (NMB) have launched eKilimo, a mobile solution developed by the Mastercard Lab for Financial Inclusion to ensure the digitization of the agricultural sector in Tanzania. eKilimo,... Read more »

CEO Weekends: SokoText, FarmbizAfrica Graduate from GrowthAfrica Agribusiness Accelerator

Nailab’s SokoText, an SMS based ordering service for Mama Mbogas and African Laughter’s FarmbizAfrica, a farmer news and information portal are among the 12 startups that have received funding from the Bestseller... Read more »

By 2030, Africa’s 18 largest cities are projected to have a combined spending power of US$1.3 trillion

The World Bank classifies a country as middle income if it has per capita gross national income (GNI) between US$906 and US$11,115. By the end of 2013, almost 50% of the 48... Read more »