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Drones will change Africa. Here is how

Drone Africa

Imagine this: The coming 50 years will bring more technological progress than humanity has achieved in its entire existence till 2016.Let that sink in for a moment.It is time to fasten your seat belt because change is taking place at a whirlwind pace.Emerging technologies like drones, fintech and Artificial Intelligence are changing the way we […]

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Send money online? Check out this African-led fintech company

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Have you ever wanted to send money online to loved ones at home or wanted to pay employees in a foreign country only to find out that the average transaction cost is between 6 -12 % of the wired amount? That is shocking! So if you are sending $100 that can cost you at a minimum additional $6-12 per […]

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Meet 4 inspirational African social innovators

Bethlehem Alemu

When we read of entrepreneurs we often read of the likes of Richard Branson, Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. Rarely, do we read about African entrepreneurs that changed the game and revolutionized an industry. Let alone reading about African social innovators.Yet we strongly believe that the destiny of our continent is shaped by the greatness […]

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Top 5 social innovation blogs

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In today’s technology driven world change happens at breathtaking speed. This means that as a social innovator and entrepreneur you need to keep up to date constantly about developments relating to policies, the eco-systems, changing consumer trends and possible funding opportunities. One of the best ways to be in the know is by following blogs […]

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7 habits of successful social innovators

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Quick Navigation 1) Always learning2) Establish processes3) Leverage Assets5) Manage setbacks skillfully6) Are Inclusive7) Practice Spirituality We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. #Aristotle Click to Tweet The habits we adopt, whether consciously or unconsciously, will strongly determine the impact we will have with our ventures and […]

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