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Zimbabwean Girls Venture into Technological Innovation

For 22-year-old Moselyn Muchena, a final year computer science student at the University of Zimbabwe, it seemed obvious to create…

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Organic farm in Benin looks to set example for Africa

WITH his pilgrim’s staff and panama hat, Father Godfrey Nzamujo nips up and down the paths of Songhai, the organic…

#AFRICA – Inside the Continent’s New $14bn Social Media Industry

This is an extract from Ventures Africa cover story on digital Africa A decade ago, most Africans would never have…

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AGRO-LOGISTICS: The Beginning of the Nigerian Agricultural Revolution

Agriculture. A fifteenth century Latin word meaning ‘cultivation of the land’1. But ‘cultura’, one of the root Latin words, also…

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Down the Yellow Brick Road: The journey to big data on the African Continent

On May 3rd, the Kenyan mobile tech platform Ushahidi officially launched CrisisNet–a platform for the world’s crisis data, giving journalists,…

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Mobile Platforms ReDefining the Element of Trading in Kenya

The element of purchase or selling of goods has been a challenge to many, especially in being able to locate a…