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Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $6M, expands in Africa

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $6M, expands in Africa

Nigerian trucking logistics startup Kobo360 has lifted $6 million to ascent a height and enhance operations to Ghana, Togo and Cote D’Ivoire. The association — with an Uber -like app that connects truckers and companies with burden needs — gained a equity financing in an IFC-led investment. The appropriation saw appearance from others, including TLcom Capital and Y Combinator. With a investment, […]

How large is Africa's center class?

How large is Africa's center class?

The “Africa Rising” account has been hinged on a continent’s center class—but a methods used to tangible a distance of that race has been unsuitable to contend a least. In a The Middle of a Pyramid report in 2011, a Africa Development Bank tangible a center category as persons with yearly incomes surpassing $3,900 (or a […]

What Multinationals Need to Do to Succeed in Africa

lucydphoto/Getty Images Africa shows each pointer of being a world’s subsequent immeasurable expansion market. It is home to some-more fast-growing economies than any other region, hundreds of successful immeasurable companies, and an urbanizing consumer marketplace whose spending outstrips that of India. In an aging world, Africa is a exception: half of a people are underneath […]

SA strengthening ties with associate African countries, un…

SA strengthening ties with associate African countries, un…

President Cyril Ramaphosa meets African Union Chair and Rwandan President Paul Kagame on a eve of a G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The dual Presidents discussed issues on a G20 bulletin that are applicable to Africa’s growth as good as hurdles in a tellurian economy and in multilateral governance that will impact on building […]

Ethiopian Airlines, European Union to settle business school

Ethiopian Airlines, European Union to settle business school

Ethiopian Airlines is collaborating with a European Union to establish a connoisseur business program in a hopes of improving applicants’ bargain of business environments, management, and industrialization. The module will be hosted underneath a airline’s Aviation Academy, a six-decade-old training core that currently provides instruction in commander and cabin organisation training, upkeep services, and care courses. […]

Africa cocoa attention unwell on deforestation oath – campaigners

The cocoa attention is unwell to accommodate a rarely publicised oath to stop deforestation in west Africa and discharge sinister beans from supply chains, environmental campaigners say. Big chocolate companies and a governments of Ghana and a Ivory Coast continue to be obliged for a deforestation of tens of thousands of hectares of land over […]

It’s Africa’s Quiet Killer. This Entrepreneur Says He Has a Low-Cost Fix.

The forests would be spared, since creation timber pellets requires far fewer trees than timber fires and charcoal. Customers would advantage a postpone from ailments associated to fume from cooking, including cataracts, heart illness and respiratory ailments that, in many countries, kill some-more people than malaria, H.I.V. and illness combined. Rwandans in farming areas — […]

It’s Africa’s Quiet Killer. This Entrepreneur Says He Has a Low-Cost Fix.

The forests would be spared, since creation timber pellets requires far fewer trees than timber fires and charcoal. Customers would advantage a postpone from ailments associated to fume from cooking, including cataracts, heart illness and respiratory ailments that, in many countries, kill some-more people than malaria, H.I.V. and illness combined. Rwandans in farming areas — […]

It’s Africa’s Quiet Killer. This Entrepreneur Says He Has a Low-Cost Fix.

The forests would be spared, since creation timber pellets requires far fewer trees than timber fires and charcoal. Customers would advantage a postpone from ailments associated to fume from cooking, including cataracts, heart illness and respiratory ailments that, in many countries, kill some-more people than malaria, H.I.V. and illness combined. Rwandans in farming areas — […]

Building Africa's Scientific Talent | by Daniel Mundeva

Ten years ago, a tip South African physicist called on Africa’s educators to maintain systematic feat by improving a capabilities of a continent’s youngest researchers. But notwithstanding poignant improvements, most some-more work is indispensable to lapse Africa to a apex of creation that it once occupied.

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