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“To be in business you need to have a different kind of DNA,” says East African incubator founder.
Girl Geek Kampala aims to encourage more young women to enter the technology sector.
Across sub-Saharan Africa there are towns and cities experiencing fast growth on the back of new mining and oil projects or other business activities.
Swahili could become a more important language, and anyone looking to Africa should pay attention to it.
“When you are selling to consumers they don’t care what technology you use, they only care about what they can do with it.”
Remit aims to bring down the cost of mobile money transfers, as well as making the process more convenient.
When a young Ugandan orphan had to cut short her high school education, she swore she would take a stand. And she did.
“We have what it takes to take on the big guys and beat them at their own game.”
Technology-driven agricultural services can increase the incomes of small-scale and subsistence farmers.
African companies are creating products specifically for consumers on the continent.
Anand Rajaram highlights the need to ensure revenues from oil, gas and mining benefit African populations.
Three agribusinesses which have addressed the challengers of sourcing quality produce from smallholder farmers.
“Make sure the East African Monetary Union can actually teach the Europeans how to do it right.”
Low-cost carrier Fastjet looks to expand routes across the continent.
Tech hubs are springing up across Africa, and will gain much from collaborating with each other.