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3rd Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme Opens

Applications are set to open for the third edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which will see 1,000 entrepreneurs from across Africa selected to receive funding and mentorship.

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Kenya pins its prosperity hopes on oil

Kenya is eager to make its entry into the oil export business in 2017. It plans to start on a small scale, producing almost a million barrels over a period of two years.



Surprise...I'm Moving!

As most of you know I have gone to Uganda the past two years to visit ministries that The Great Commission Foundation (TGCF) partners with. This September was my 13th time to Uganda and every time I go it feels so normal. 315 more words


Mobile phones usage for travel

51% of smartphone owners use them for travel related activities.

In the latest report on how people use phones for travel, Google in collaboration with Ipsos has provided insights on the influences mobile devices have on travelers’ decisions. 239 more words


Mr. Makela by the Nairobi Horns Project

these guys are exciting. Cant wait to see how they pan out.


Beyond adoption - fruit farmers in Ethiopia are innovating with their Africa RISING technologies

The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands has introduced and validated various interventions (technologies) to benefit smallholder farmers. High value fruit trees, such as improved avocado and apple varieties are some of the technologies that the project has tested at its four sites in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre / ICRAF. 456 more words


Safaricom's Little Cab Launches In Nigeria & Uganda

Little Cab, the ride-hailing app backed by telecoms operator Safaricom, is slowly giving Uber a run for its money in Kenya. Since Little Cab’s launch in July, the company has signed up 1,600 active drivers, outnumbering Uber’s just over 1,000 drivers. 8 more words