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En Route to Investment

Dec 16, 2020

En Route to Investment

African e-logistics companies are jump-starting intra-regional trade. Investors are paying attention.

First Person: The Show Must Go On

Dec 16, 2020

First Person: The Show Must Go On

During COVID-19, Tunisia’s tech entrepreneurs pitch investors virtually.

Heard the One About the Internet?

Dec 16, 2020

Heard the One About the Internet?

World Bank 2020 Blog4Dev winner Esther Modise makes the case for digital education in Africa.

Tech is an Equalizer

Dec 16, 2020

Tech is an Equalizer

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Dec 9, 2020

Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

Boosting local production is key to addressing food security in the region.

Tapping Africa’s $180 Billion Opportunity

Nov 11, 2020

Tapping Africa’s $180 Billion Opportunity

How Africa’s tech entrepreneurs are transforming the continent’s Internet economy.

Small Bets, Big Impact: Driving Innovation in Development

Sep 30, 2020

Small Bets, Big Impact: Driving Innovation in Development

Ann Mei Chang, former Silicon Valley executive and USAID Chief Innovation Officer, offers ideas for funding models that can drive innovation in the development sector.

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Jul 28, 2020

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Ethnic diversity in human genomic studies is a matter of social justice as well as a scientific imperative. 54Gene and other Africa-based initiatives are taking the lead.

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

Jun 10, 2020

Venture Capital Funds Adjust Investment Strategies

New trends are reshaping how accelerators and seed funds invest in start-up companies in emerging economies.

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

Jun 5, 2020

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

A Mexican eye-care introduces digital services to keep clients healthy—despite the pandemic.