Meet Hafsah El-Yakubu: The young Nigerian aspiring to Transform Tech recruitment through her platform Maha Tech.

As a tech entrepreneur hailing from Northern Nigeria, one of the primary challenges we face is the shortage of tech talent in the region. This scarcity not only poses a hurdle for local businesses but also impedes the growth and success of startups aiming to establish a foothold in the tech industry.  Meet Hafsah El-Yakubu, […]

Kenyan garments popularity rises internationally amid Industry Struggles.

  Copyright: Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank In the James Bond series, specifically the 7th novel by Ian Fleming, Goldfinger imparts a piece of wisdom to Mr. Bond. He mentions a saying from Chicago: “One is happenstance, twice is coincidence, the third time it’s enemy action.” This intriguing perspective on patterns and repetition becomes relevant […]

Youth Tech Informants: The visionaries empowering young Rwandans for a Digital Tomorrow

Graduates of the Youth Tech Informant Initiative in Rwanda In 2022, at the United Nations Assembly, Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, emphasized the inevitability of a digital future and presented evidence to underscore that the transformation is already in progress. Rwanda, under the president’s leadership, has taken significant steps toward achieving a digitally driven economy, envisioning […]

Unlocking Africa’s agriculture potentials through Intra-African Trade.

  Photo Credit: Lukman Yusuf Africa is blessed with an abundance of natural and human resources and it is imperative to leverage these resources to create sustainable wealth and improve the living standards of its people. One effective method is through intra-African trade. According to UNCTAD, in 2021, intra-African trade accounted for only 14.4% of total […]

Are Venture Capital Investments what Africa really needs at these moments?

  Retrieved from: Business Elite Africa Last year November, I had the opportunity to join a round table discussion with Ministers of Finance, Central Bank Governors, top investors, and investment firms in the African continent. Some of the key issues being discussed were the role of private-sector investments in driving sustainable growth across Africa. Private […]

No Bootstraps: Why African entrepreneurs are the most resilient.

Photo by Mehmet Turgut Kirkgoz It is almost very common nowadays to read glamorous articles on Techstars or TechCabal describing how an African startup raised millions of Venture capital dollars in funding rounds. The Ideology that the African market possesses an untapped potential for unprecedented returns has succeeded fairly well in swaying the hearts of Western […]