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Meet Silas Adekunle, the Nigerian Robotics Engineer and Creator on MekaMon, the World’s First Intelligent Gaming Robot
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Meet Silas Adekunle, the Nigerian Robotics Engineer and Creator on MekaMon, the World’s First Intelligent Gaming Robot

Bolu Okunlola - Jul 10, 2019

As many African countries are catching up with the technological advancement of developed nations, Nigerian-born Silas Adekunle is taking over the robotics world…

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

Bolu Okunlola - Jul 01, 2019

While several trials have shown that effective treatments exists for mental disorders, the treatment gap in mental health care remains pervasive. This is…

South Africa-based FinChatBot is Helping Financial Service Providers to Acquire and Retain Customers through Artificial Intelligence
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South Africa-based FinChatBot is Helping Financial Service Providers to Acquire and Retain Customers through Artificial Intelligence

Bolu Okunlola - Jun 27, 2019

Finchatbot was cofounded in 2016 by Antione Paillusseau and Roman Diaz. The startup focuses on the development of chatbots to help financial service…

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

Bolu Okunlola - Jun 25, 2019

In a number of African countries, classroom teaching is most of the time focused on theory, with the aim of passing examinations. Students…

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

FA Staff - Jan 28, 2019

Have you ever been stuck while trying to find someone to fix things around your home or office? Getting local service providers who…

Gobonaone Modisane is Empowering Kids in Botswana Through Cooking
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Gobonaone Modisane is Empowering Kids in Botswana Through Cooking

Christie Uzebu - Jan 23, 2019

For one who has a passion to work with children, the most common business idea that would likely come to mind is organising…

Doctoora Wants to Give Patients Easy Access to Doctors & Health Care Facilities in Nigeria
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Doctoora Wants to Give Patients Easy Access to Doctors & Health Care Facilities in Nigeria

Emmanuel Moses - Jan 22, 2019

A good number of Nigerian hospitals have over the years been a nightmare for patients. The government pays little attention to buying and…

What you Need to Know About Risk-Taking in Business
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What you Need to Know About Risk-Taking in Business

Emmanuel Moses - Jan 22, 2019

In 2014, Mark Zuckerberg invested $2 billion in the startup 'Virtual Reality (VR) platform'. Experts and observers expected that Facebook would reap a…

Apply: Go Global Africa 2019 
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Apply: Go Global Africa 2019

Christie Uzebu - Jan 21, 2019

The UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is launching a new International Tech Hub Network in 2019, in partnership with…

Interview: Omolola Odunowo Wants to Improve Literacy in Nigeria with Bookworms Arise
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Interview: Omolola Odunowo Wants to Improve Literacy in Nigeria with Bookworms Arise

Christie Uzebu - Jan 21, 2019

Over the years, there's been concern about the low reading culture amongst young Africans. This has led to the birth of a lot…