Weekly Brief w/c 19.05

JUMIA’s Woes Last month ‘Africa’s’ first unicorn went public and listed on the NYSE Since their IPO, its been a host of controversy for Jumia the e-commerce company. Its African identity has been debated as many…

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Agri-tech: Africa’s Answer to Agricultural Productivity?

Africa’s economy is inherently dependent on agriculture. More than 32% of the continent’s GDP comes from the sector and it accounts for two-thirds of livelihoods. Yet despite Africa’s vast, resource-rich and arable land, tropical climates and a…

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African Women in Tech: Improving Economic Empowerment

Across Africa, women are often the pillars of their families and local communities. According to Diginomica.com women in Africa put up to 90% of the money they earn back into their communities and families. Yet as is…

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