AgriTech startup wins Seedstars Harare

Rera, a Zimbabwean startup that has developed a platform to allow retail consumers to farm their own chickens and save up to 40% from buying poultry produce without having to own the infrastructure of a chicken farm, won first prize at the recently held Seedstars Harare event. Winning Seedstars Harare…

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Looking at Viva Tech 2018 from an Afrikan perspective

From 24 to the 26 May 2018, technologists, investors, government representatives and top business leaders came together in Paris, France for VivaTech 2018. The conference was a three-day event dedicated to technology and innovation. In its third edition, VivaTech gathered 80,000 visitors and gave the opportunity to 8,000…

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The 2018 Southern Africa Startup Awards nominations process is now open

The Southern Africa Startup Awards, a circuit of the Global Startup Awards, has announced their inaugural competition in Afrika which will take place on 31 October 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nominations are now open for startups from all 15 SADC countries: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Namibia,…

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Afrika's leaders commit to support youth innovation

During the recently held Africa Science, Technology and Innovation Forum held in Cairo, Egypt, various Afrikan Ministers and heads of delegations committed to supporting youth innovation on the continent. The Forum was held from 10 to 12 February 2018. Some of the Afrikan leaders attending the Africa Science, Technology and…

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