Tanzania’s Mobile Mobile Platform, Nala is Enabling Users Make Transactions Offline

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The process of transacting over monetary services could sometimes be difficult, irrespective of the fact that at least a hundred million Africans hold mobile money accounts. In Tanzania, making payment requires users to enter somewhere between 39-46 digits, a hard-enough task for anyone, let alone someone who may just be […]

Kenyan Startup, Sunculture is Developing Solar-Powered Water Pumps and Irrigation Solutions for Subsistence Farmers in Kenya

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In Kenya, most subsistence farmers are looking to solar-powered irrigation systems to aid their thirsty crops due to rain scarcity. Until now, in the country where 80 percent of the land faces low and unpredictable rainfall, many farmers have chosen to eliminate rain-fed agriculture from their crop rotations, others irrigate […]

Tupaca, Angola’s First Online Delivery Platform is Delivering Food to the Doorstep of Users

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Food is essential to every human being, however fewer people want to stand up from the comfort of their homes to get something to eat, oftentimes because they are preoccupied with one thing or another. Tupaca has recognized and seized the opportunity as Angola’s first online delivery platform that started […]

Kenya-based Startup, Taimba is Connecting Farmers to Retailers Through Technology

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The agri-tech space in Africa is booming, as quite a number of startups operating in the agritech market has grown to 110 percent within the past two years. According to the Agrinnovation for Africa released by Disrupt Africa, over US$19 million has been invested into the sector in the past […]

Shezlong, Egypt-Based Online Mental Health Platform is Connecting Patients with Licensed Therapists

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While several trials have shown that effective treatments exists for mental disorders, the treatment gap in mental health care remains pervasive. This is primarily due to the social stigma and rejection, ridicule and discrimination attached to mental illnesses which makes it difficult for victims to speak up or share their […]

See how Angola-Based Appy Suade is Transforming Access to Healthcare Through its Free Healthcare Database App

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Appy Saude is an Angola-based startup that is aimed at taking the country’s health sector to another level. The startup was launched in April 2017 and it offers the largest database of healthcare facilities in the country, commanding a total of more than 7000 medical facilities listed in the platform. […]

South African based FinChatBot is helping Financial Service Providers to Acquire and Retain customers through Artificial Intelligence

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Finchatbot was cofounded in 2016 by Antione Paillusseau and Roman Diaz. The startup focuses on the development of chatbots to help financial service providers acquire and retain customers through Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered conversations and in less than 2 years, FinChatBot has made it evident that acquisition of new customers […]

Zend wants to be Nigeria’s Uber for Delivery

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Zend Mobility is a mobile platform that connects Nigerians who have items for delivery with vehicles that have empty spaces. Founded by Abraham Ojes, Zend intends to provide adequate solution to the stress of slow and unsecured means of delivering packages from one person to another, and logistics problem generally. […]

Uganda-Based Fundi Bots is Promoting Science Education in Africa Through Robotics

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In a number of African countries, classroom teaching is most of the time focused on theory, with the aim of passing examinations. Students miss out on experiments and practical learning, leading to limited skills development and low job/career prospects. Fundi Bots is changing the norm. Founded in 2011 by Solomon King […]

Value for Self and Humanity: Social Enterprise, Tzedakah wants to Solve Nigeria’s Healthcare and Education Challenges

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Tzedakah is a startup run by a charity organization in Nigeria called The Keturah Movement. Owing to the fact that a lot of people are of the opinion that their wellbeing comes first before every other person’s, the Keturah Movement changes the game by establishing a balanced and symbiotic business […]