Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What’s your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women’s Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference. World-renowned South African HIV/Aids research pioneer Doctor Glenda Gray and Deputy Minister in the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Tembisa Ndabeni-Abrahams, will be…

Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

Ten teams comprising 21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge – a collaboration between the Mastercard Foundation and The Resolution Project – at the Baobab Summit in Johannesburg. The winning teams earned a fellowship including seed funding, mentorship and access to a network of young global change makers…

Facebook takes ‘Boost Your Business’ to Zimbabwe, launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses. Facebook and partner Digify Africa are currently running their ‘Boost Your Business’ training programme at Moto Republik and Impact Hub Harare, from today until Saturday, 15 July. The programme…

Lagos Garage Training Programme graduates third batch of entrepreneurs

The third batch of Nigerian entrepreneurs has graduated from GE Lagos Garage Training Programme, which provided participants the opportunity to interact directly with the latest manufacturing technologies, including 3D printers and laser cutters that enable innovation through rapid prototyping. Lagos Garage is a hub for advanced manufacturing-based innovation, strategy development, idea generation and collaboration. Participants…