Airline Partner Ethiopian Airlines

It’s time to rethink medical insurance

The market for healthcare in Africa is worth about $35bn.

Healthcare – ripe for disruption

Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry.

Start-up snapshot: Moroccan platform aiming to ‘Uberise’ healthcare

DabaDoc is a Morocco-based online platform that allows users to book appointments with medical professionals.

The rise of artificial intelligence in Africa

However, Africa’s current strengths seem not to match with the fundamental needs of the fourth industrial revolution.

Start-up snapshot: Streamlining the buying and selling of medication in Nigeria

Talking business with Vivian Nwakah, co-founder of online pharmaceutical distribution platform Medsaf.

South Africa’s Ascendis seeking slice of growing global sports nutrition market

The global wellness and natural medicine industry is expected to be a trillion-dollar industry by 2017.

Recent Articles

  1. The rise of artificial intelligence in Africa

    16 September, 2017
    However, Africa’s current strengths seem not to match with the fundamental needs of the fourth industrial revolution.
  2. Start-up snapshot: Moroccan platform aiming to ‘Uberise’ healthcare

    11 September, 2017
    DabaDoc is a Morocco-based online platform that allows users to book appointments with medical professionals.
  3. Start-up snapshot: Streamlining the buying and selling of medication in Nigeria

    26 June, 2017
    Talking business with Vivian Nwakah, co-founder of online pharmaceutical distribution platform Medsaf.
  4. Healthcare – ripe for disruption

    23 May, 2017
    Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry.
  5. How Philips is dealing with slower growth in key African markets

    31 March, 2017
    We speak to Jasper Westerink, the new CEO of Phillips Africa, on the company's strategies for markets like Nigeria and South Africa.
  6. Cornering Africa’s untapped B2B support services market: The story of Tsebo Group  

    23 January, 2017
    Company spots gap in the market.
  7. Private equity firm sees healthcare opportunity in Liberia

    5 January, 2017
    We talk to TLG Capital’s Saad Sheikh about the firm's investment in a healthcare service provider in Monrovia.
  8. It’s time to rethink medical insurance

    6 December, 2016
    The market for healthcare in Africa is worth about $35bn.
  9. Private equity firm on why it backed a North African pharma producer

    15 September, 2016
    Actis recently invested in Medis Group – a producer of generic pharmaceuticals in Tunisia and Algeria.
  10. Credit: Judith Daniels, MIT

    mSurvey wants to solve Africa’s data challenge. Here’s how

    16 August, 2016
    The technology provides a direct channel for organisations to gather insight into people – particularly in emerging markets.
  11. Kenyan pharmacy chain: Why have one store, when you can have five?

    12 August, 2016
    'There is always room for growth,' says Roselyn Anyango, co-founder of Neem Pharmacy.
  12. South Africa’s Ascendis seeking slice of growing global sports nutrition market

    15 July, 2016
    The global wellness and natural medicine industry is expected to be a trillion-dollar industry by 2017.
  13. Start-up snapshot: An unintrusive device for monitoring vitals of sick children

    6 July, 2016
    A husband-and-wife team were urged by their son's medical condition to come up with a device that allowed continuous monitoring of temperature and heart rate.
  14. Not easy selling insurance to the bottom of the pyramid, even at $1 a month

    20 June, 2016
    Tanzanian entrepreneur Lilian Makoi last year unveiled a health insurance product costing as little as $1 a month.
  15. How this health worker transitioned into a media entrepreneur

    8 June, 2016
    'I had no know-how in publishing, so my biggest challenge was figuring out how to start a magazine and the business of running one.'
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