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5 Tech Innovations That Are Solving Youth Unemployment In Africa

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High youth unemployment is one of the growing problems in Africa. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), unemployment rate among youth in Northern Africa was at 29.3% in 2016.The situation in sub-Saharan Africa is only slightly better where the youth unemployment rate was at 10.8% last year. In South Africa, more than half of all active […]

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Seedstars Summit 2017: 3 key insights for African tech entrepreneurs

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Recently, the Seedstars Summit 2017 took place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Seedstars Summit is a conference for innovative tech startups from emerging markets competing for an equity investment of up to $500k, lots of mentoring, networking and other valuable business opportunities. Part of the vision of Seedstars is to identify high-growth and high-impact startups in emerging […]

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Hubstaff review 2017 (plus a 14 day FREE trial)

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Hubstaff review 2017Time tracking and payment software with screenshots that allows you to build a globally distributed team so you can hire the best people globally to maximize your company’s impact Price Support User Experience & Design Value for money Pros Allows you to scale your business while keeping track of your employees time and […]

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Free Wifi on African Streets is Now Possible!

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Do you know that struggle when you are out and your battery is dying yet no mobile charger is in sight? Whether it comes to connecting with friends, family and relatives, doing researches for work, or just as a pastime: The mobile phone is our permanent companion! With just one click we get the latest news […]

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For African entrepreneurs: GetResponse 2017 review (plus a 30 day FREE trial)


GetResponse 2017 reviewAn All-In One Marketing Platform to scale your business to Africa & beyond Price Support User Experience & Design Value for money Pros Powerful Marketing automation Comes with Webinar softwareFantastic support and tutorials Mobile responsiveFree 30-day trial (no credit card required)In a fast changing industry, GetResponse has been in existence since 1999 and is […]

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Here is a skill that is helping Social Entrepreneurs scale across Africa

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Africa is a continent of innovators. To be more precise, a continent of innovators whose innovations scale…rarely. Does that shock you? Good! It is time that ​we wake up to some though realities and face them head on. We know there are many challenges that need to be fixed and many of of us are pouring our heart and soul […]

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How 4 of Africa’s leading companies use Email marketing

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Do you want to scale your business to generate a bigger impact and more revenue? Use Email marketing! Email marketing should be the crown jewel of your digital marketing strategy. It is one of the most powerful digital marketing channels. Period! According to McKinsey, Email marketing generates 40 times more revenue than Facebook and Twitter – combined! In […]

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Innovation Prize for Africa 2017: An interview with Pauline Mujawamariya Koelbl

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Africa is a continent full of innovators. Innovation in the 21st Century presents a wonderful opportunity to shape the destiny of the African continent in such a way that future generations will only learn about poverty, malaria and the other challenges plaguing Africa today in the history books. In order to make this a reality, we […]

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Leadership through storytelling: An interview with Ayuma Michelle

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The world is undergoing dramatic change. The rise of exponential technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, fintech and many more are going to change the fabric of our societies fundamentally.​ These dramatic changes will also require that we re-evaluate our attitudes, beliefs, practices and way of doing things. What worked in the 20th century, will no longer be […]

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Email should be the crown jewel of your digital marketing strategy. Period!

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When you think about the digital marketing strategy of your  business what comes to mind first? Setting up a facebook page? Twitter? Instagram maybe? Or even snapchat? What about mobile marketing?​ Affiliate marketing anyone?The reality is that today we live in a multi-channel world. There are unlimited opportunities at your disposal on how you can market your business.  Often this means […]

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