Saran Kaba Jones, CEO of Face Africa is Providing Safe Drinking Water in Liberia

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In accomplishing Africa’s development goals, water is crucial. This is primarily because Africa faces endemic poverty, food insecurity and pervasive underdevelopment, with a number of African countries lacking the human, economic and institutional capacities to effectively develop and manage their water resources sustainably. Saran Kaba Jones is a social entrepreneur […]

Meet Idris Sandu, The 22-year-old Ghanaian Tech Genius Behind Uber, Instagram and Snapchat

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It is quite laudable that a handful of African youths are impacting the world in different fields and are breaking geographical barriers. Iddris Sandu was 10 years old when he started learning programming on his own for two years before he got spotted by a designer from Google, who offered […]

Meet Ikenna Ubah, the Founder of Ubabio Energy Solutions, a Nigerian Company that Converts Waste to Energy

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In Africa, most times we do not take cognizance of the potentials inherent in waste materials. However Ikenna Ubah a 28-year-old Nigerian chemical engineer has been able to identify a whole new product that could be found through the usage of readily available waste to produce affordable and environmental-friendly briquettes […]

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. […]

Applications Open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards for Sustainable Solutions 2019

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If you’ve got an initiative, product or service already in action that’s tackling a sustainability problem, or you know someone else whose brilliant work deserves recognition, then you need to apply for this. Application Deadline: 30th June 2019 at 23:59 BST Eligible Countries: All About the Award: The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards are all […]

Apply: Merck – Make-IT Africa Startup Program

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Are you a startup working towards the SDG’s and are based in Africa? Are you working at the cutting edge of innovation to solve real-life problems? Is your start-up innovation related to Healthcare, Life Sciences, Performance Materials, and Performance Materials and Merck’s innovation focus areas? If you have answered yes to any […]

APPLY: Autumn School for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

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Application Deadline: July 17th 2019 The Autumn School for Sustaiunable Entrepreneurship is a programme for young change-makers from African countries and Germany, organised by Engagement Global with its ASA Programme within the framework of the African German Youth Initiative (AGYI). The format was launched successfully in 2016 and takes place once […]

Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2020 for Women Entrepreneurs

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Through the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, Cartier supports women entrepreneurs who lead social enterprises in their early phases that have potential to grow significantly. Application Deadline: 14th August, 2019 by 2pm Paris time (CEST) Eligible Countries: Cartier reviews applications from 7 regions (Latin America, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North […]

Interview: How 25-year Old Christelle Kwizera is Making Clean Water Accessible to Communities in East Africa

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While water is a necessity for people to survive, a number of African countries still battle with water crisis. Rwanda is one of such countries, where the government have for many years tried to make clean water accessible to all. According to statistics, 2 out or 3 people in Rwanda […]

Meet the Co-founder of ArtisanOga, Nigeria’s On-demand Platform for Local Service Providers

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Have you ever been stuck while trying to find someone to fix things around your home or office? Getting local service providers who are skilled at what they do is not only stressful but also time-consuming. This challenge is what Victor Jibrin and his team are solving through ArtisanOga, an […]