$100 Million Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Opens for Entries

  The $100 Million Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – an annual programme of training, funding and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs – is now open for entries through its application portal  The flagship entrepreneurship programme from the Tony Elumelu Foundation opens its application portal for entries at 12:01am WAT […]


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Enter for the World Bank and Wharton School Idea for Action Competition

    Today’s youth will be responsible for delivering the post-2015 development agenda, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they expire at the end of 2015. The SDGs will be more ambitious than the MDGs, covering a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic […]


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A Journey into the Clouds – 50 Years of Technology

By Mark Walker, Regional Director: Sub-Saharan Africa, IDC     It’s April 7, 1964, and while the Beatles are telling the world that ‘Money Can’t Buy Me Love’, IBM is attempting to convince the business community that it can at least buy you a decent mainframe. The IBM System/360 – touted as the Big Blue’s […]


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Inveneo Launches Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative(ERCI) in West Africa

As the Ebola crisis continues to hit hard in West Africa, Inveneo recently launched its Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative (ERCI)to bring Internet connectivity to doctors, nurses, and others working at medical centers located in Sierra Leone. On Wednesday December 10th, several of the team’s engineers, contractors, and few employees gathered together in San Francisco for […]


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Connecting Africa Conference to Explore Evolution and Innovation in West Africa’s Communications Industry

  Vast improvements have been made to improving access to broadband in West Africa in recent years, but much remain to be done: Connecting West Africa Conference will once again look into the major undertakings to ensure the region’s digital economy is fully powered. Addressing trends and opportunities in broadband developments, digital migration, consumer and […]


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Harnessing the Potentials of the Emerging Markets at the Seed Stars World Event in Geneva

    35 Start-ups from 35 Emerging Start-up scenes have already been chosen as the best national startups.Now they are heading to Geneva to compete for half a million dollars in Equity.   It’s no longer news that Emerging Markets like Africa hold the next business frontier to explore and conquer.These economies are growing so […]


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Enter for the Women in Science,Technology,Engineering and Mathematics(STEM) Awards for Middle East,Africa,India and China

  Across the Middle East, Africa, India and China, women executives in STEM have strived to reach the heights of their careers. They have excelled through their education, careers, and social circles, managed the challenges of home and work life whenever it has come up, and are now established on an upward career trajectory. The […]


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The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Launched $100m Programme To Empower Next Generation Of African Entrepreneurs

  Watch the launch here   The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the launch of a $100m Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative – The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The programme is the first initiative of its kind to […]


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