6 African Technology Innovations that are Changing Lives

African technology innovations are not mere gadgets.  They are life enhancing tools that contribute to a more productive economy and improvements in quality of African people.  African entrepreneurs who are leading the charge in the technological revolution are also creating  jobs and new income streams. Here are just six examples of quality, life changing innovations […]

Export to Africa – Pitch to Consumer Segments

Meet the Importers If you want to export to Africa you have to know where to meet importers.  There are many internet forums and directories on which you can offer your goods to buyers from all over the world, but African buyers rarely frequent those.   There are some forums specifically dedicated to offering products to […]

Marketing in Africa? Educate the Consumer

Marketing in Africa shares some similar challenges with with marketing goods and services anywhere else in the world.  Yet, how you, as an entrepreneur, successfully meet those challenges must fit your particular African context.  One of the major tasks of an entrepreneur bringing a novel product to market is educating the consumers about the benefits […]

African Self-Reliance is an Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

African self-reliance has often been the theme of academic and international conferences.  Normally, the discussions center on raising awareness of the plight of Africans and calling global powers to flex their collective muscle to aid the continent. Heightened Self-reliance Forbes, one of the United State’s opinion leading financial magazines published an outstanding opinion piece by […]

African Youths, Technology and the Future

by Kenneth Omeruo “In Africa we don’t lack ideas, we only lack people who believe in our ideas and can genuinely invest in them” said Terry- a young Nigerian I met recently who shared some of his great ideas with me. Terry, no doubt is one of the millions of African youths whose ideas are […]

IBM Believes in Kenyan IT Sector – Opens Research Lab

IBM (International Business Machines) has recognized Kenya as an outstanding venue for technology advancement by opening its newest research center in the country’s capital, Nairobi.  Kenya has been a hotbed of technological growth.  The Kenyan IT sector is expanding rapidly and young entrepreneurs are bringing innovations to market monthly.  IBM’s decision is sure to draw […]

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